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Total population: 14,184 (Urban population: 8,166 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 6,018 (139 farm, 5,879 nonfarm))

Fort Payne,AL index of house prices


Houses: 5,633 (5,083 occupied: 3,542 owner occupied, 1,541 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

34%

Housing density: 101 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $144,525.


Median contract rent in 2009: $369 (lower quartile is $234, upper quartile is $473)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $549


Median gross rent in Fort Payne, AL in 2009: $532


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: $53,105


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,875


Median monthly housing costs: $548





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Fort Payne, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $92,828 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Fort Payne:

$92,828
Alabama:

$119,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,464 - $140,755

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $155,078
Here:

$155,078
State:

$173,288

Townhouses or other attached units: $56,729
Here:

$56,729
State:

$141,507

Mobile homes: $46,286
Here:

$46,286
State:

$39,336

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Fort Payne, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 67
  • 4 rooms: 399
  • 5 rooms: 852
  • 6 rooms: 886
  • 7 rooms: 534
  • 8 rooms: 413
  • 9 or more rooms: 360
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 328
  • 4 rooms: 540
  • 5 rooms: 306
  • 6 rooms: 200
  • 7 rooms: 49
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 15
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fort Payne, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 55
  • 2 bedrooms: 811
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,998
  • 4 bedrooms: 525
  • 5+ bedrooms: 153
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 326
  • 2 bedrooms: 751
  • 3 bedrooms: 369
  • 4 bedrooms: 62
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Payne, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 986
  • 2 vehicles: 1,541
  • 3 vehicles: 600
  • 4 vehicles: 226
  • 5+ vehicles: 65
  • no vehicle: 188
  • 1 vehicle: 776
  • 2 vehicles: 476
  • 3 vehicles: 89
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 112
  • 2000 to 2004: 183
  • 1990 to 1999: 968
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,155
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,079
  • 1960 to 1969: 823
  • 1950 to 1959: 522
  • 1940 to 1949: 574
  • 1939 or earlier: 511

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Fort Payne, AL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Fort Payne, AL:

  • Less than $10,000: 65
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 33
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 55
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 59
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 59
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 71
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 76
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 178
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 208
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 244
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 255
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 248
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 242
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 503
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 421
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 269
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 234
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 289
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 152
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 108
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 39
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 42
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 14
  • $1,000,000 or more: 19
 


Fort Payne rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Fort Payne:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 94
  • $150 to $199: 72
  • $200 to $249: 49
  • $250 to $299: 68
  • $300 to $349: 91
  • $350 to $399: 87
  • $400 to $449: 24
  • $450 to $499: 171
  • $500 to $549: 209
  • $550 to $599: 80
  • $600 to $649: 143
  • $650 to $699: 206
  • $700 to $749: 80
  • $750 to $799: 78
  • $800 to $899: 78
  • $900 to $999: 0
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 52
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 0
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 173
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 627
  • 1990 to 1994: 385
  • 1985 to 1989: 148
  • 1980 to 1984: 59
  • 1975 to 1979: 41
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1965 to 1969: 18


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 313
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1291
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1569
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1505
  • 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 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%)
 


Fort Payne, AL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 609
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 455
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 370
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 430
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 417
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 327
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 305
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 307
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 304
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 405
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 422
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 334
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 150
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 45
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 42
  • $200,000 or more: 127
 

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 3236
 Other groups: 2770
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 8883
  • Northeast: 217
  • Midwest: 438
  • South: 2125
  • 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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.7%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 5.2%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 9.5%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 4.9%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 16.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 26.1%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 8.6%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 11.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $43,362
  • Black householders: $20,286
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $16,197
  • Asian householders: $223,263
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $27,371
  • Some other race householders: $41,382
  • Two or more races householders: $33,969
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $37,594
Fort Payne household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Fort Payne household income for Black householders
Fort Payne household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Fort Payne household income for Asian householders
Fort Payne household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Fort Payne household income for Some other race householders
Fort Payne household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Fort Payne marital status for males
Fort Payne marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $100,597
  • Black or African American householders: $63,111
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $44,301
  • Asian householders: $477,088
  • Some other race householders: $52,479
  • Two or more races householders: $104,550
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $56,705

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: $14,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Payne:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Payne
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (49.0%)
  • Utility gas (29.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.2%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Electricity (65.3%)
  • Utility gas (19.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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