Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Alabaster, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

Alabaster,AL index of house prices

Total population: 31,545 (Urban population: 22,020, Rural population: 1,190 (10 farm, 1,180 nonfarm))

Houses: 8,805 (8,344 occupied: 8,931 owner occupied, 1,807 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Housing density: 430 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $136,961.

Median contract rent in 2015: $527 (lower quartile is $366, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,030


Median gross rent in Alabaster, AL in 2015: $599

Housing units in Alabaster with a mortgage: 5,475 (546 second mortgage, 627 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 938

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $88,353

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $55,777

Median monthly housing costs: $1,087


Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Latest news about housing in Alabaster, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Alabaster, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $169,670 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Alabaster:

$169,670
Alabama:

$134,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $137,600 - $227,776
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,863
  • In family households: 20,795 (5,335 male householders, 1,236 female householders)
    5,669 spouses, 7,582 children (6,783 natural, 264 adopted, 535 stepchildren), 269 grandchildren, 105 brothers or sisters, 109 parents, 231 other relatives, 259 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,068 (816 male householders (631 living alone)), 915 female householders (849 living alone)), 337 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 347 (335 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,416 2-persons, 1,707 3-persons, 1,627 4-persons, 636 5-persons, 141 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,480 1-person, 192 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

5,128 married couples with children.
835 single-parent households (129 men, 706 women).

96.2% of residents of Alabaster speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 33% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 516 (2.2%)
(38.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.5
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 18no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 6382 bedrooms
  • 4,6403 bedrooms
  • 1,5604 bedrooms
  • 2695+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 8no bedroom
  • 1221 bedroom
  • 5532 bedrooms
  • 3973 bedrooms
  • 564 bedrooms
  • 465+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alabaster in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 135no vehicle
  • 1,4701 vehicle
  • 3,6612 vehicles
  • 1,3593 vehicles
  • 4464 vehicles
  • 915+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Cars and other vehicles available in Alabaster in renter-occupied apartments

  • 83no vehicle
  • 4811 vehicle
  • 4842 vehicles
  • 1183 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 272 rooms
  • 943 rooms
  • 3784 rooms
  • 1,2305 rooms
  • 1,8916 rooms
  • 1,6947 rooms
  • 1,1098 rooms
  • 7399+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 81 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 1573 rooms
  • 3754 rooms
  • 2975 rooms
  • 1486 rooms
  • 637 rooms
  • 438 rooms
  • 679+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Alabaster, AL household income distribution

  • Alabaster, AL household income distribution
  • 401Less than $10,000
  • 289$10,000 to $14,999
  • 277$15,000 to $19,999
  • 286$20,000 to $24,999
  • 430$25,000 to $29,999
  • 301$30,000 to $34,999
  • 506$35,000 to $39,999
  • 416$40,000 to $44,999
  • 446$45,000 to $49,999
  • 965$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,409$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1,373$75,000 to $99,999
  • 680$100,000 to $124,999
  • 274$125,000 to $149,999
  • 180$150,000 to $199,999
  • 69$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Alabaster, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Alabaster, AL
  • 57Less than $10,000
  • 88$10,000 to $14,999
  • 62$15,000 to $19,999
  • 76$20,000 to $24,999
  • 26$25,000 to $29,999
  • 34$30,000 to $34,999
  • 80$40,000 to $49,999
  • 40$50,000 to $59,999
  • 53$60,000 to $69,999
  • 105$70,000 to $79,999
  • 167$80,000 to $89,999
  • 102$90,000 to $99,999
  • 748$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,358$125,000 to $149,999
  • 1,843$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,116$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,318$200,000 to $249,999
  • 585$250,000 to $299,999
  • 698$300,000 to $399,999
  • 98$400,000 to $499,999
  • 56$500,000 to $749,999
  • 14$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Alabaster, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Alabaster, AL
  • 9Less than $100
  • 39$200 to $249
  • 110$300 to $349
  • 24$400 to $449
  • 28$450 to $499
  • 79$500 to $549
  • 21$550 to $599
  • 206$600 to $649
  • 311$650 to $699
  • 87$700 to $749
  • 83$750 to $799
  • 197$800 to $899
  • 195$900 to $999
  • 132$1,000 to $1,249
  • 69$1,250 to $1,499
  • 77$1,500 to $1,999
  • 14$2,000 to $2,499
  • 162No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1741995 to March 2000
  • 481990 to 1994
  • 981985 to 1989
  • 401980 to 1984
  • 181975 to 1979
  • 461970 to 1974
  • 281965 to 1969
  • 64Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population
Alabaster commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 163
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 721
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,032
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,297
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,390
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 873
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,328
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 570
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 735
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2,010
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 548
  • 90 or more minutes: 202
Alabaster, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 45.5%
Number of people working at home: 320 (2.6% of all workers)

Alabaster mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,738 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 1,059 (9%)
  • Taxi: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 12 (0%)
  • Other means: 53 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 320 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 3,843
 Other groups: 3,398
 English: 2,303
 German: 1,891
 Irish: 1,524
 Scottish: 579
 Italian: 557
 Scotch-Irish: 488
 Subsaharan African:: 339
 African: 318
 European: 244
 Dutch: 206
 French (except Basque): 204
 Polish: 172
 British: 129
 Norwegian: 129
 Welsh: 75
 Swedish: 40
 Austrian: 39
 Slovak: 38
 Czech: 37
 Arab:: 25
 Lebanese: 25
 Greek: 24
 Scandinavian: 19
 Canadian: 18
 Finnish: 18
 French Canadian: 15
 Northern European: 15
 Nigerian: 12
 Swiss: 12
 Yugoslavian: 12
 Hungarian: 9
 Portuguese: 9
 Romanian: 9
 Iranian: 9
 South African: 9
 Slavic: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Acadian/Cajun: 8
 Danish: 8
 Serbian: 7
 Russian: 7
 Lithuanian: 6
 Czechoslovakian: 6
 Basque: 5
 Ukrainian: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 34%Mexico
  • 12%United Kingdom
  • 10%Germany
  • 5%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 4%Venezuela
  • 3%Bangladesh
  • 3%Colombia

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,857
  • Northeast: 588
  • Midwest: 1,450
  • South: 5,141
  • West: 433

43% of Alabaster residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 36
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 22
  • 5th and 6th grade: 52
  • 7th and 8th grade: 113
  • 9th grade: 136
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 186
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 182
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,467
  • Less than 1 year of college: 336
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,403
  • Associate degree: 385
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,157
  • Master's degree: 418
  • Professional school degree: 134
  • Doctorate degree: 30

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 60
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 33
  • 5th and 6th grade: 58
  • 7th and 8th grade: 101
  • 9th grade: 122
  • 10th grade: 146
  • 11th grade: 113
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 232
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,208
  • Less than 1 year of college: 509
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,366
  • Associate degree: 447
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,848
  • Master's degree: 516
  • Professional school degree: 96
  • Doctorate degree: 42

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.7%Males
  • 2.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 8.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 8.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 6.3%Males
Alabaster marital status for males
Alabaster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,989
  • One, attached: 368
  • Two: 57
  • 3 or 4: 181
  • 5 to 9: 269
  • 10 to 19: 122
  • 20 to 49: 35
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 760

Median worth of mobile homes: $19,686

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alabaster:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 56.7%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 63.3%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 476
Here:

17.5%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 114
Here:

9.8%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 109
Here:

15.6%
Alabama:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)