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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: 6,226 (5,192 occupied: 3,304 owner occupied, 1,900 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

32%

Housing density: 111 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $28,107.

Median contract rent in 2016: $290


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $132


Median gross rent in Fort Payne, AL in 2016: $415

Housing units in Fort Payne with a mortgage: 1,639 (18 second mortgage, 111 home equity loan, 16 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,634

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $63,732

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,322

Median monthly housing costs: $550


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Fort Payne, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $117,921 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Fort Payne:

$117,921
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,778 - $175,859

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $187,296
Here:

$187,296
State:

$193,465

Townhouses or other attached units: $124,765
Here:

$124,765
State:

$157,531

Mobile homes: $67,473
Here:

$67,473
State:

$55,650
Median year house/condo built: 1983

Median year apartment built: 1978

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,093
  • In family households: 11,489 (1,631 male householders, 1,699 female householders)
    2,397 spouses, 4,438 children (4,274 natural, 88 adopted, 97 stepchildren), 210 grandchildren, 173 brothers or sisters, 175 parents, 379 other relatives, 216 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,148 (886 male householders (849 living alone)), 888 female householders (815 living alone)), 364 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 426

Size of family households: 1,545 2-persons, 755 3-persons, 597 4-persons, 146 5-persons, 77 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,670 1-person, 78 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 25 4-persons.

1,843 married couples with children.
1,127 single-parent households (106 men, 1,021 women).

80.2% of residents of Fort Payne speak English at home.
19.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (32% speak English very well, 68% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,214 (8.6%)
(17.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.5
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 5no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 6662 bedrooms
  • 2,0533 bedrooms
  • 5044 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne population

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

  • 42no bedroom
  • 4541 bedroom
  • 7172 bedrooms
  • 5493 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 305+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 154no vehicle
  • 8881 vehicle
  • 1,4972 vehicles
  • 4433 vehicles
  • 2454 vehicles
  • 1445+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne population

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

  • 450no vehicle
  • 5851 vehicle
  • 7222 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 804 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 3244 rooms
  • 6095 rooms
  • 8946 rooms
  • 5927 rooms
  • 2648 rooms
  • 5579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne population

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

  • 421 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 3123 rooms
  • 3734 rooms
  • 4545 rooms
  • 2166 rooms
  • 1817 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 389+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne 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 %

  • Fort Payne, AL household income distribution

  • Fort Payne, AL household income distribution
  • 742Less than $10,000
  • 454$10,000 to $14,999
  • 118$15,000 to $19,999
  • 353$20,000 to $24,999
  • 466$25,000 to $29,999
  • 451$30,000 to $34,999
  • 308$35,000 to $39,999
  • 306$40,000 to $44,999
  • 274$45,000 to $49,999
  • 392$50,000 to $59,999
  • 535$60,000 to $74,999
  • 358$75,000 to $99,999
  • 145$100,000 to $124,999
  • 104$125,000 to $149,999
  • 76$150,000 to $199,999
  • 121$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Payne, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Payne, AL
  • 161Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 25$15,000 to $19,999
  • 35$20,000 to $24,999
  • 73$25,000 to $29,999
  • 45$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 100$40,000 to $49,999
  • 72$50,000 to $59,999
  • 169$60,000 to $69,999
  • 281$70,000 to $79,999
  • 244$80,000 to $89,999
  • 112$90,000 to $99,999
  • 305$100,000 to $124,999
  • 457$125,000 to $149,999
  • 264$150,000 to $174,999
  • 232$175,000 to $199,999
  • 153$200,000 to $249,999
  • 88$250,000 to $299,999
  • 225$300,000 to $399,999
  • 8$400,000 to $499,999
  • 81$500,000 to $749,999
  • 11$750,000 to $999,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 7$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 22$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Payne, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Payne, AL
  • 108Less than $100
  • 207$100 to $149
  • 95$150 to $199
  • 27$200 to $249
  • 22$250 to $299
  • 86$300 to $349
  • 133$350 to $399
  • 216$400 to $449
  • 128$450 to $499
  • 141$500 to $549
  • 20$550 to $599
  • 135$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 78$700 to $749
  • 69$900 to $999
  • 27$2,000 to $2,499
  • 211No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1812010 or later
  • 7932000 to 2009
  • 3161990 to 1999
  • 2071980 to 1989
  • 541970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fort Payne population
Fort Payne commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 361
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,063
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 856
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,037
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 582
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 201
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 436
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 79
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 125
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 249
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 161
  • 90 or more minutes: 147
Fort Payne, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 78.6%
Number of people working at home: 110 (2.0% of all workers)

Fort Payne mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 10,707 (89%)
  • Carpooled: 961 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0%)
  • Taxi: 142 (1%)
  • Walked: 49 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 110 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,745
 English: 304
 Irish: 301
 Italian: 209
 European: 150
 German: 100
 Scotch-Irish: 80
 Russian: 49
 Scottish: 46
 Portuguese: 33
 Dutch: 28
 British West Indian: 20
 Swedish: 17
 Greek: 15
 French (except Basque): 14
 Bulgarian: 9
 Polish: 9
 Austrian: 4
 Norwegian: 4
 Jamaican: 2

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

  • 54%Guatemala
  • 26%Mexico
  • 5%Philippines
  • 4%El Salvador
  • 3%Korea
  • 1%Dominican Republic
  • 1%Canada

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

  • This state: 9,031
  • Other state: 3,539
  • Northeast: 349
  • Midwest: 557
  • South: 2,199
  • West: 311

86% of Fort Payne residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 35% lived in Alabama.

Fort Payne:

85.7%
State average:

86.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 138
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 85
  • 5th and 6th grade: 82
  • 7th and 8th grade: 120
  • 9th grade: 229
  • 10th grade: 286
  • 11th grade: 250
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 171
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,300
  • Less than 1 year of college: 515
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 411
  • Associate degree: 384
  • Bachelor's degree: 356
  • Master's degree: 92
  • Professional school degree: 55
  • Doctorate degree: 15

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 277
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 32
  • 5th and 6th grade: 84
  • 7th and 8th grade: 161
  • 9th grade: 107
  • 10th grade: 325
  • 11th grade: 41
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 151
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,154
  • Less than 1 year of college: 508
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 561
  • Associate degree: 656
  • Bachelor's degree: 250
  • Master's degree: 270
  • Professional school degree: 38
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 6.0%Males
  • 4.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 43.0%Males
  • 13.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 11.0%Males
  • 19.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 18.9%Males
  • 19.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 12.3%Males
  • 22.5%Females
Fort Payne marital status for males
Fort Payne marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,628
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 75
  • 3 or 4: 330
  • 5 to 9: 501
  • 10 to 19: 79
  • 20 to 49: 34
  • 50 or more: 1
  • Mobile homes: 597

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,722

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 4.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 4.6%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Payne:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Payne
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (69.0%)
  • Utility gas (22.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Wood (2.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Electricity (79.8%)
  • Utility gas (15.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 289
Here:

16.0%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 62
Here:

11.5%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 47
Here:

7.6%
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)