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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: 11,729 (10,722 occupied: 8,923 owner occupied, 1,808 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

17%
State:

32%

Housing density: 573 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $99,523.

Median contract rent in 2016: $527 (lower quartile is $366, upper quartile is $663)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $800


Median gross rent in Alabaster, AL in 2016: $599

Housing units in Alabaster with a mortgage: 6,671 (276 second mortgage, 619 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,225

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $84,213

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $59,133

Median monthly housing costs: $1,125


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Alabaster, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $169,534 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Alabaster:

$169,534
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $142,607 - $228,640

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $203,867
Here:

$203,867
State:

$193,465

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,285
Here:

$111,285
State:

$157,531

Mobile homes: $32,386
Here:

$32,386
State:

$55,650
Median year house/condo built: 1994

Median year apartment built: 1990

Household type by relationship:

Households: 33,000
  • In family households: 29,579 (4,544 male householders, 3,745 female householders)
    6,693 spouses, 11,570 children (10,804 natural, 179 adopted, 592 stepchildren), 600 grandchildren, 383 brothers or sisters, 833 parents, 557 other relatives, 724 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,089 (1,333 male householders (1,125 living alone)), 1,098 female householders (1,029 living alone)), 666 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 294

Size of family households: 3,528 2-persons, 1,419 3-persons, 2,015 4-persons, 813 5-persons, 344 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,156 1-person, 190 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 96 4-persons, 16 6-persons.

6,528 married couples with children.
1,323 single-parent households (121 men, 1,202 women).

89.8% of residents of Alabaster speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (51% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (17% speak English very well, 83% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 2,009 (6.1%)
(25.2% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.2
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 4112 bedrooms
  • 5,1643 bedrooms
  • 2,7774 bedrooms
  • 5775+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 1641 bedroom
  • 6062 bedrooms
  • 7383 bedrooms
  • 2444 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 149no vehicle
  • 1,8511 vehicle
  • 3,9642 vehicles
  • 1,9133 vehicles
  • 7444 vehicles
  • 2605+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

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

  • 33no vehicle
  • 5921 vehicle
  • 9242 vehicles
  • 1983 vehicles
  • 524 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 2754 rooms
  • 1,1775 rooms
  • 2,2436 rooms
  • 2,3177 rooms
  • 1,4258 rooms
  • 1,6029+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alabaster, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 1193 rooms
  • 4144 rooms
  • 5615 rooms
  • 2876 rooms
  • 2807 rooms
  • 418 rooms
  • 1059+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

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

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

  • Alabaster, AL household income distribution

  • Alabaster, AL household income distribution
  • 218Less than $10,000
  • 361$10,000 to $14,999
  • 347$15,000 to $19,999
  • 523$20,000 to $24,999
  • 327$25,000 to $29,999
  • 364$30,000 to $34,999
  • 391$35,000 to $39,999
  • 297$40,000 to $44,999
  • 274$45,000 to $49,999
  • 859$50,000 to $59,999
  • 1,510$60,000 to $74,999
  • 2,037$75,000 to $99,999
  • 1,232$100,000 to $124,999
  • 925$125,000 to $149,999
  • 737$150,000 to $199,999
  • 324$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alabaster, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alabaster, AL
  • 51Less than $10,000
  • 53$10,000 to $14,999
  • 73$15,000 to $19,999
  • 30$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22$25,000 to $29,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 69$40,000 to $49,999
  • 23$50,000 to $59,999
  • 38$60,000 to $69,999
  • 53$70,000 to $79,999
  • 173$80,000 to $89,999
  • 111$90,000 to $99,999
  • 617$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,819$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,006$150,000 to $174,999
  • 939$175,000 to $199,999
  • 1,406$200,000 to $249,999
  • 629$250,000 to $299,999
  • 717$300,000 to $399,999
  • 93$400,000 to $499,999
  • 62$500,000 to $749,999
  • 6$750,000 to $999,999
  • 59$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alabaster, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alabaster, AL
  • 28Less than $100
  • 7$100 to $149
  • 103$200 to $249
  • 55$300 to $349
  • 47$400 to $449
  • 9$450 to $499
  • 73$500 to $549
  • 11$550 to $599
  • 224$600 to $649
  • 154$650 to $699
  • 217$700 to $749
  • 92$750 to $799
  • 167$800 to $899
  • 135$900 to $999
  • 227$1,000 to $1,249
  • 333$1,250 to $1,499
  • 68$1,500 to $1,999
  • 33$2,000 to $2,499
  • 36No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6362010 or later
  • 7692000 to 2009
  • 4801990 to 1999
  • 1381980 to 1989
  • 641970 to 1979
  • 92Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Alabaster population
Alabaster commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 217
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 937
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,614
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,857
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 1,638
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 878
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2,982
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 896
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,183
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 1,732
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,187
  • 90 or more minutes: 117
Alabaster, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 56.4%
Number of people working at home: 747 (4.7% of all workers)

Alabaster mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,270 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 884 (8%)
  • Taxi: 85 (1%)
  • Walked: 28 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 747 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 4,594
 Irish: 1,200
 English: 1,043
 German: 641
 European: 427
 Italian: 403
 French (except Basque): 284
 Scotch-Irish: 256
 Scottish: 196
 Polish: 148
 Danish: 140
 African: 96
 Kenyan: 88
 French Canadian: 85
 Russian: 80
 Iranian: 74
 Scandinavian: 63
 Norwegian: 54
 Greek: 52
 British: 48
 Belgian: 38
 Yugoslavian: 30
 Welsh: 29
 Dutch: 29
 Canadian: 27
 Ethiopian: 21
 Arab: 20
 Jamaican: 19
 Eastern European: 16
 Lithuanian: 16
 Czechoslovakian: 16
 Hungarian: 15
 Northern European: 11
 Cajun: 10
 Swiss: 10
 Czech: 9
 Serbian: 9
 Portuguese: 8
 Swedish: 8
 Jordanian: 7
 Guyanese: 7
 Finnish: 7
 Austrian: 5

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

  • 49%Mexico
  • 8%El Salvador
  • 6%Vietnam
  • 6%Honduras
  • 6%Kenya
  • 4%Iran
  • 3%Guatemala

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

  • This state: 20,921
  • Other state: 9,593
  • Northeast: 1,078
  • Midwest: 1,788
  • South: 6,002
  • West: 693

91% of Alabaster residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Alabama.

Alabaster:

90.9%
State average:

86.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 115
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 129
  • 5th and 6th grade: 64
  • 7th and 8th grade: 13
  • 9th grade: 90
  • 10th grade: 343
  • 11th grade: 176
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 119
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,137
  • Less than 1 year of college: 673
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,732
  • Associate degree: 713
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,968
  • Master's degree: 935
  • Professional school degree: 145
  • Doctorate degree: 76

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 18
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 43
  • 5th and 6th grade: 70
  • 7th and 8th grade: 423
  • 9th grade: 194
  • 10th grade: 232
  • 11th grade: 78
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 79
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,674
  • Less than 1 year of college: 853
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,753
  • Associate degree: 1,101
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,141
  • Master's degree: 1,194
  • Professional school degree: 122
  • Doctorate degree: 216

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 3.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 14.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.3%Males
  • 9.1%Females
Alabaster marital status for males
Alabaster marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,794
  • One, attached: 437
  • Two: 112
  • 3 or 4: 81
  • 5 to 9: 426
  • 10 to 19: 166
  • 20 to 49: 132
  • 50 or more: 39
  • Mobile homes: 479

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,624

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alabaster:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alabaster
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.0%)
  • Utility gas (40.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (78.1%)
  • Utility gas (18.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 642
Here:

15.3%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 452
Here:

19.0%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 256
Here:

16.5%
Alabama:

14.3%

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)