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Guntersville, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

Guntersville,AL index of house prices

Total population: 8,358 (Urban population: 5,689 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,525 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,034 (3,327 occupied: 1,952 owner occupied, 1,423 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

42%
State:

32%

Housing density: 171 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $74,959.

Median contract rent in 2016: $281 (lower quartile is $178, upper quartile is $396)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $205


Median gross rent in Guntersville, AL in 2016: $360

Housing units in Guntersville with a mortgage: 973 (9 second mortgage, 125 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 978

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $87,642

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $50,229

Median monthly housing costs: $606


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Guntersville, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $176,186 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Guntersville:

$176,186
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,719 - $300,653
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,415
  • In family households: 6,350 (1,100 male householders, 873 female householders)
    1,522 spouses, 2,132 children (1,934 natural, 40 adopted, 136 stepchildren), 191 grandchildren, 119 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 279 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,824 (613 male householders (433 living alone)), 773 female householders (736 living alone)), 412 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 333

Size of family households: 1,179 2-persons, 312 3-persons, 230 4-persons, 184 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,168 1-person, 142 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 1 5-persons.

898 married couples with children.
505 single-parent households (85 men, 420 women).

93.5% of residents of Guntersville speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 29% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (27% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 50% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (18% speak English very well, 53% speak English well, 29% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 390 (4.6%)
(72.6% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.6
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 5no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 3842 bedrooms
  • 1,0593 bedrooms
  • 3714 bedrooms
  • 1125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guntersville, Alabama:

  • 3no bedroom
  • 1661 bedroom
  • 7412 bedrooms
  • 3363 bedrooms
  • 1014 bedrooms
  • 665+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 48no vehicle
  • 4821 vehicle
  • 7932 vehicles
  • 3863 vehicles
  • 1814 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville population

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

  • 138no vehicle
  • 7061 vehicle
  • 3692 vehicles
  • 673 vehicles
  • 134 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Guntersville, Alabama:

  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 1314 rooms
  • 2875 rooms
  • 4386 rooms
  • 4937 rooms
  • 1948 rooms
  • 3539+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Guntersville, Alabama:

  • 31 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 873 rooms
  • 4964 rooms
  • 2805 rooms
  • 1486 rooms
  • 1557 rooms
  • 868 rooms
  • 699+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville 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 ($)

  • Guntersville, AL household income distribution

  • Guntersville, AL household income distribution
  • 361Less than $10,000
  • 231$10,000 to $14,999
  • 124$15,000 to $19,999
  • 203$20,000 to $24,999
  • 229$25,000 to $29,999
  • 195$30,000 to $34,999
  • 125$35,000 to $39,999
  • 179$40,000 to $44,999
  • 158$45,000 to $49,999
  • 252$50,000 to $59,999
  • 223$60,000 to $74,999
  • 347$75,000 to $99,999
  • 280$100,000 to $124,999
  • 128$125,000 to $149,999
  • 113$150,000 to $199,999
  • 118$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Guntersville, AL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Guntersville, AL
  • 27Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 21$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 22$30,000 to $34,999
  • 38$35,000 to $39,999
  • 30$40,000 to $49,999
  • 36$50,000 to $59,999
  • 93$60,000 to $69,999
  • 72$70,000 to $79,999
  • 39$80,000 to $89,999
  • 62$90,000 to $99,999
  • 168$100,000 to $124,999
  • 174$125,000 to $149,999
  • 189$150,000 to $174,999
  • 106$175,000 to $199,999
  • 301$200,000 to $249,999
  • 128$250,000 to $299,999
  • 199$300,000 to $399,999
  • 135$400,000 to $499,999
  • 74$500,000 to $749,999
  • 12$750,000 to $999,999
  • 6$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 1$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Guntersville, AL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Guntersville, AL
  • 39Less than $100
  • 55$100 to $149
  • 59$150 to $199
  • 38$200 to $249
  • 106$250 to $299
  • 124$300 to $349
  • 24$350 to $399
  • 197$400 to $449
  • 57$450 to $499
  • 90$500 to $549
  • 78$550 to $599
  • 121$600 to $649
  • 4$650 to $699
  • 51$700 to $749
  • 1$750 to $799
  • 34$800 to $899
  • 5$900 to $999
  • 8$1,000 to $1,249
  • 8$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1$2,000 to $2,499
  • 9$2,500 to $2,999
  • 89No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1972010 or later
  • 1852000 to 2009
  • 661990 to 1999
  • 331980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 14Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Guntersville population
Guntersville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 240
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 630
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 833
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 370
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 288
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 129
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 78
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 13
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 30
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 295
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 218
  • 90 or more minutes: 64
Guntersville, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 81.6%
Number of people working at home: 140 (4.2% of all workers)

Guntersville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 7,421 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 712 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 39 (0%)
  • Taxi: 50 (1%)
  • Walked: 31 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 140 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 1,636
 English: 321
 Irish: 223
 Haitian: 190
 German: 149
 European: 94
 Scotch-Irish: 72
 Scottish: 58
 Ethiopian: 56
 Italian: 51
 French (except Basque): 41
 African: 33
 Polish: 25
 Lithuanian: 16
 British: 12
 Norwegian: 10
 Dutch: 9
 Russian: 7
 Canadian: 5
 Portuguese: 5
 Swedish: 5
 Celtic: 4
 French Canadian: 4
 Northern European: 4
 Scandinavian: 4
 Welsh: 4
 Swiss: 4
 Czech: 3
 Jordanian: 1
 Hungarian: 1
 Croatian: 1

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

  • 30%Haiti
  • 16%Mexico
  • 11%Ethiopia
  • 9%India
  • 7%Africa, n.e.c.
  • 3%Yemen
  • 3%Philippines

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

  • This state: 5,597
  • Other state: 2,395
  • Northeast: 265
  • Midwest: 597
  • South: 1,250
  • West: 272

84% of Guntersville residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 59% lived in Alabama.

Guntersville:

84.4%
State average:

86.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 74
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 19
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 78
  • 9th grade: 92
  • 10th grade: 45
  • 11th grade: 36
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 25
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 706
  • Less than 1 year of college: 263
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 520
  • Associate degree: 71
  • Bachelor's degree: 602
  • Master's degree: 113
  • Professional school degree: 41
  • Doctorate degree: 58

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 29
  • 7th and 8th grade: 32
  • 9th grade: 68
  • 10th grade: 101
  • 11th grade: 128
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 30
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,031
  • Less than 1 year of college: 236
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 534
  • Associate degree: 279
  • Bachelor's degree: 440
  • Master's degree: 319
  • Professional school degree: 44
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 4.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.0%Males
  • 11.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 27.0%Males
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 8.0%Males
Guntersville marital status for males
Guntersville marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,985
  • One, attached: 108
  • Two: 297
  • 3 or 4: 189
  • 5 to 9: 246
  • 10 to 19: 114
  • 20 to 49: 17
  • Mobile homes: 73

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,694

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.0%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Guntersville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Guntersville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (50.2%)
  • Electricity (47.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.4%)
  • Electricity (65.7%)
  • Utility gas (32.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 76
Here:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

0.8%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

7.0%
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)