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Fort Payne, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

Fort Payne,AL index of house prices

Total population: 14,125 (Urban population: 7,572 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 5,580 (129 farm, 5,451 nonfarm))

Houses: 5,633 (5,083 occupied: 2,977 owner occupied, 1,606 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

35%
State:

32%

Housing density: 101 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $151,324.

Median contract rent in 2013: $290 (lower quartile is $165, upper quartile is $375)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $710


Median gross rent in Fort Payne, AL in 2013: $415

Housing units in Fort Payne with a mortgage: 1,681 (108 second mortgage, 186 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,216

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $56,476

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $28,484

Median monthly housing costs: $535


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Fort Payne, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,316 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Fort Payne:

$109,316
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,644 - $173,585
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1973

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,773
  • In family households: 11,102 (2,752 male householders, 835 female householders)
    2,803 spouses, 3,513 children (3,176 natural, 69 adopted, 268 stepchildren), 280 grandchildren, 188 brothers or sisters, 110 parents, 324 other relatives, 297 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,671 (576 male householders (476 living alone)), 886 female householders (826 living alone)), 209 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 379 (296 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,599 2-persons, 845 3-persons, 700 4-persons, 235 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,302 1-person, 125 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 6 5-persons.

1,992 married couples with children.
680 single-parent households (166 men, 514 women).

86.8% of residents of Fort Payne speak English at home.
11.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (20% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 40% speak English not well, 25% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,295 (9.8%)
(11.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Payne, Alabama:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 551 bedroom
  • 8112 bedrooms
  • 1,9983 bedrooms
  • 5254 bedrooms
  • 1535+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Payne, Alabama:

  • 25no bedroom
  • 3261 bedroom
  • 7512 bedrooms
  • 3693 bedrooms
  • 624 bedrooms
  • 85+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 124no vehicle
  • 9861 vehicle
  • 1,5412 vehicles
  • 6003 vehicles
  • 2264 vehicles
  • 655+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Payne in renter-occupied apartments

  • 188no vehicle
  • 7761 vehicle
  • 4762 vehicles
  • 893 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fort Payne, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 673 rooms
  • 3994 rooms
  • 8525 rooms
  • 8866 rooms
  • 5347 rooms
  • 4138 rooms
  • 3609+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Payne, Alabama:

  • 191 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 3283 rooms
  • 5404 rooms
  • 3065 rooms
  • 2006 rooms
  • 497 rooms
  • 318 rooms
  • 159+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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 %

  • Fort Payne, AL household income distribution

  • Fort Payne, AL household income distribution
  • 609Less than $10,000
  • 455$10,000 to $14,999
  • 370$15,000 to $19,999
  • 430$20,000 to $24,999
  • 417$25,000 to $29,999
  • 327$30,000 to $34,999
  • 305$35,000 to $39,999
  • 307$40,000 to $44,999
  • 304$45,000 to $49,999
  • 405$50,000 to $59,999
  • 422$60,000 to $74,999
  • 334$75,000 to $99,999
  • 150$100,000 to $124,999
  • 45$125,000 to $149,999
  • 42$150,000 to $199,999
  • 127$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Fort Payne, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Fort Payne, AL
  • 89Less than $10,000
  • 57$10,000 to $14,999
  • 74$15,000 to $19,999
  • 56$20,000 to $24,999
  • 58$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$30,000 to $34,999
  • 10$35,000 to $39,999
  • 115$40,000 to $49,999
  • 157$50,000 to $59,999
  • 169$60,000 to $69,999
  • 228$70,000 to $79,999
  • 150$80,000 to $89,999
  • 95$90,000 to $99,999
  • 371$100,000 to $124,999
  • 270$125,000 to $149,999
  • 265$150,000 to $174,999
  • 197$175,000 to $199,999
  • 141$200,000 to $249,999
  • 114$250,000 to $299,999
  • 108$300,000 to $399,999
  • 35$400,000 to $499,999
  • 43$500,000 to $749,999
  • 7$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Fort Payne, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Fort Payne, AL
  • 76Less than $100
  • 20$100 to $149
  • 59$150 to $199
  • 31$200 to $249
  • 33$250 to $299
  • 146$300 to $349
  • 288$350 to $399
  • 133$400 to $449
  • 153$450 to $499
  • 195$500 to $549
  • 13$550 to $599
  • 70$600 to $649
  • 6$650 to $699
  • 40$700 to $749
  • 45$800 to $899
  • 55$2,000 or more
  • 185No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 6271995 to March 2000
  • 3851990 to 1994
  • 1481985 to 1989
  • 591980 to 1984
  • 411975 to 1979
  • 131970 to 1974
  • 41965 to 1969
  • 18Before 1965
Fort Payne commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 313
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,291
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,569
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,505
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 598
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 112
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 276
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 45
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 72
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 207
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 134
  • 90 or more minutes: 61
Fort Payne, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.9%
Number of people working at home: 120 (1.9% of all workers)

Fort Payne mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,247 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 837 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0%)
  • Walked: 66 (1%)
  • Other means: 22 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 120 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 3,236
 Other groups: 2,770
 Irish: 942
 English: 716
 German: 477
 Scotch-Irish: 217
 Italian: 128
 French (except Basque): 125
 Scottish: 117
 Dutch: 87
 Northern European: 58
 European: 49
 Canadian: 40
 Arab:: 31
 Polish: 30
 French Canadian: 28
 Norwegian: 26
 Russian: 18
 Arab/Arabic: 17
 British: 15
 Syrian: 14
 Subsaharan African:: 14
 African: 14
 Iranian: 11
 Armenian: 11
 Austrian: 8
 Welsh: 8
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 8
 Bahamian: 8
 Guyanese: 7
 Czech: 6
 Swiss: 3

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

  • 54%Mexico
  • 32%Guatemala
  • 4%El Salvador
  • 3%Philippines
  • 1%Canada
  • 1%Poland
  • 1%Iran

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

  • This state: 8,883
  • Northeast: 217
  • Midwest: 438
  • South: 2,125
  • West: 139

55% of Fort Payne residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 64% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 100
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 50
  • 5th and 6th grade: 180
  • 7th and 8th grade: 211
  • 9th grade: 195
  • 10th grade: 234
  • 11th grade: 134
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 178
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,043
  • Less than 1 year of college: 274
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 593
  • Associate degree: 223
  • Bachelor's degree: 368
  • Master's degree: 89
  • Professional school degree: 75
  • Doctorate degree: 39

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 89
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 69
  • 5th and 6th grade: 158
  • 7th and 8th grade: 394
  • 9th grade: 247
  • 10th grade: 318
  • 11th grade: 205
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 197
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,393
  • Less than 1 year of college: 335
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 478
  • Associate degree: 290
  • Bachelor's degree: 357
  • Master's degree: 187
  • Professional school degree: 25
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 4.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 5.2%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 4.9%Males
  • 16.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 26.1%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.6%Males
  • 11.4%Females
Fort Payne marital status for males
Fort Payne marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,176
  • One, attached: 34
  • Two: 232
  • 3 or 4: 325
  • 5 to 9: 179
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • 20 to 49: 65
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 575

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,592

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Payne:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 49.0%Electricity
  • 29.1%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 65.3%Electricity
  • 19.7%Utility gas
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

0.4%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 29
Here:

4.2%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 54
Here:

15.2%
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)