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Alexander City, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

Alexander City,AL index of house prices

Total population: 14,849 (Urban population: 8,457 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 6,496 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 6,470 (5,864 occupied: 3,266 owner occupied, 2,599 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

44%
State:

32%

Housing density: 167 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $117,101.

Median contract rent in 2016: $261 (lower quartile is $324, upper quartile is $328)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $398


Median gross rent in Alexander City, AL in 2016: $345

Housing units in Alexander City with a mortgage: 1,780 (24 second mortgage, 116 home equity loan, 49 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,489

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,069

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,507

Median monthly housing costs: $575


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Alexander City, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $114,260 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Alexander City:

$114,260
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,325 - $197,048

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $162,003
Here:

$162,003
State:

$193,465

Townhouses or other attached units: $104,223
Here:

$104,223
State:

$157,531

Mobile homes: $40,163
Here:

$40,163
State:

$55,650
Median year house/condo built: 1974

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,926
  • In family households: 12,676 (1,783 male householders, 2,272 female householders)
    2,315 spouses, 5,008 children (4,828 natural, 15 adopted, 161 stepchildren), 518 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 187 parents, 185 other relatives, 320 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,913 (699 male householders (655 living alone)), 1,107 female householders (1,079 living alone)), 112 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 319

Size of family households: 2,036 2-persons, 1,066 3-persons, 660 4-persons, 226 5-persons, 23 6-persons, 27 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,737 1-person, 83 2-persons.

1,187 married couples with children.
2,149 single-parent households (409 men, 1,740 women).

96.6% of residents of Alexander City speak English at home.
3.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 23% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 489 (3.3%)
(58.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alexander City, Alabama:

  • 25no bedroom
  • 281 bedroom
  • 7822 bedrooms
  • 1,8253 bedrooms
  • 4364 bedrooms
  • 1545+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alexander City, Alabama:

  • 482no bedroom
  • 2681 bedroom
  • 7582 bedrooms
  • 9483 bedrooms
  • 944 bedrooms
  • 295+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 135no vehicle
  • 8801 vehicle
  • 1,3502 vehicles
  • 6733 vehicles
  • 1794 vehicles
  • 465+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Alexander City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 432no vehicle
  • 1,3331 vehicle
  • 6892 vehicles
  • 763 vehicles
  • 714 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alexander City, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 2444 rooms
  • 8005 rooms
  • 9146 rooms
  • 3387 rooms
  • 3828 rooms
  • 5439+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alexander City, Alabama:

  • 4901 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 2353 rooms
  • 6634 rooms
  • 6715 rooms
  • 3206 rooms
  • 1037 rooms
  • 668 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City 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 ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Alexander City, AL household income distribution

  • Alexander City, AL household income distribution
  • 801Less than $10,000
  • 542$10,000 to $14,999
  • 615$15,000 to $19,999
  • 491$20,000 to $24,999
  • 361$25,000 to $29,999
  • 342$30,000 to $34,999
  • 353$35,000 to $39,999
  • 267$40,000 to $44,999
  • 195$45,000 to $49,999
  • 352$50,000 to $59,999
  • 489$60,000 to $74,999
  • 476$75,000 to $99,999
  • 170$100,000 to $124,999
  • 85$125,000 to $149,999
  • 159$150,000 to $199,999
  • 101$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alexander City, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alexander City, AL
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 61$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 11$25,000 to $29,999
  • 54$30,000 to $34,999
  • 45$35,000 to $39,999
  • 230$40,000 to $49,999
  • 125$50,000 to $59,999
  • 96$60,000 to $69,999
  • 338$70,000 to $79,999
  • 287$80,000 to $89,999
  • 122$90,000 to $99,999
  • 484$100,000 to $124,999
  • 208$125,000 to $149,999
  • 220$150,000 to $174,999
  • 141$175,000 to $199,999
  • 220$200,000 to $249,999
  • 167$250,000 to $299,999
  • 155$300,000 to $399,999
  • 81$400,000 to $499,999
  • 110$500,000 to $749,999
  • 70$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alexander City, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alexander City, AL
  • 85Less than $100
  • 76$100 to $149
  • 48$150 to $199
  • 112$200 to $249
  • 154$250 to $299
  • 332$300 to $349
  • 560$350 to $399
  • 203$400 to $449
  • 162$450 to $499
  • 101$500 to $549
  • 125$550 to $599
  • 33$600 to $649
  • 24$650 to $699
  • 72$700 to $749
  • 24$800 to $899
  • 8$2,000 to $2,499
  • 273No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 3342000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 20Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Alexander City population
Alexander City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 121
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,067
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,303
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 945
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 433
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 104
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 341
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 107
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 53
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 193
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 176
  • 90 or more minutes: 75
Alexander City, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.1%
Number of people working at home: 126 (2.5% of all workers)

Alexander City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,044 (90%)
  • Carpooled: 622 (8%)
  • Taxi: 16 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 19 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 126 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,530
 Irish: 473
 English: 345
 German: 214
 Scotch-Irish: 115
 European: 97
 Scottish: 83
 Italian: 58
 African: 47
 French (except Basque): 32
 Polish: 19
 Dutch: 15
 British: 14
 Ukrainian: 9
 Welsh: 8
 Swedish: 4
 French Canadian: 3

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

  • 74%Mexico
  • 20%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 5%Guatemala
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark
  • 0%Norway

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

  • This state: 12,871
  • Other state: 1,473
  • Northeast: 173
  • Midwest: 367
  • South: 820
  • West: 114

87% of Alexander City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 57% lived in Alabama.

Alexander City:

86.6%
State average:

86.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 120
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 60
  • 5th and 6th grade: 84
  • 7th and 8th grade: 149
  • 9th grade: 193
  • 10th grade: 246
  • 11th grade: 204
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 129
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,613
  • Less than 1 year of college: 350
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 558
  • Associate degree: 232
  • Bachelor's degree: 434
  • Master's degree: 147
  • Professional school degree: 36
  • Doctorate degree: 18

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 88
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 10
  • 5th and 6th grade: 65
  • 7th and 8th grade: 188
  • 9th grade: 176
  • 10th grade: 252
  • 11th grade: 223
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 78
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,695
  • Less than 1 year of college: 371
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,041
  • Associate degree: 501
  • Bachelor's degree: 586
  • Master's degree: 194
  • Professional school degree: 82
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 3.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 13.6%Males
  • 8.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 33.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 62.9%Males
Alexander City marital status for males
Alexander City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,696
  • One, attached: 59
  • Two: 312
  • 3 or 4: 409
  • 5 to 9: 313
  • 10 to 19: 175
  • 20 to 49: 13
  • 50 or more: 107
  • Mobile homes: 390

Median worth of mobile homes: $52,750

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alexander City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alexander City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (63.9%)
  • Utility gas (29.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.1%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Electricity (67.1%)
  • Utility gas (25.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 78
Here:

4.2%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

11.6%
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)