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Total population: 8,611 (Urban population: 6,791 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 1,820 (all nonfarm))

Guntersville,AL index of house prices


Houses: 3,529 (3,058 occupied: 1,995 owner occupied, 1,063 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

35%
State:

42%

Housing density: 149 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: $360 (lower quartile is $218, upper quartile is $487)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $383


Median gross rent in Guntersville, AL in 2009: $548


Housing units in Guntersville with a mortgage: 1,095 (106 second mortgage, 204 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 693


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $76,500


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $37,143


Median monthly housing costs: $555





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Guntersville, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $163,281 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Guntersville:

$163,281
Alabama:

$119,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $99,165 - $264,119

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $212,257
Here:

$212,257
State:

$173,288

Townhouses or other attached units: $89,897
Here:

$89,897
State:

$141,507

In 2-unit structures: $45,854
Here:

$45,854
State:

$154,801

Mobile homes: $63,937
Here:

$63,937
State:

$39,336

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $49,122
Here:

$49,122
State:

$43,371

Household type by relationship:

Households: 6,790
  • In family households: 5,693 (1,388 male householders, 559 female householders)
    1,522 spouses, 1,862 children (1,716 natural, 37 adopted, 109 stepchildren), 165 grandchildren, 51 brothers or sisters, 29 parents, 76 other relatives, 41 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,097 (405 male householders (366 living alone)), 613 female householders (604 living alone)), 79 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 424 (391 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 943 2-persons, 496 3-persons, 325 4-persons, 122 5-persons, 61 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 970 1-person, 21 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 8 5-persons.

1,008 married couples with children.
471 single-parent households (64 men, 407 women).

97.0% of residents of Guntersville speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 26% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 47 (0.7%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.3

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Guntersville, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 16
  • 3 rooms: 86
  • 4 rooms: 208
  • 5 rooms: 384
  • 6 rooms: 408
  • 7 rooms: 356
  • 8 rooms: 287
  • 9 or more rooms: 250
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 32
  • 3 rooms: 239
  • 4 rooms: 423
  • 5 rooms: 213
  • 6 rooms: 79
  • 7 rooms: 58
  • 8 rooms: 10
  • 9 or more rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Guntersville, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 39
  • 2 bedrooms: 447
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,025
  • 4 bedrooms: 386
  • 5+ bedrooms: 98
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 324
  • 2 bedrooms: 442
  • 3 bedrooms: 219
  • 4 bedrooms: 65
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Guntersville, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 98
  • 1 vehicle: 563
  • 2 vehicles: 869
  • 3 vehicles: 385
  • 4 vehicles: 54
  • 5+ vehicles: 26
  • no vehicle: 260
  • 1 vehicle: 475
  • 2 vehicles: 246
  • 3 vehicles: 68
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 14

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 159
  • 2000 to 2004: 249
  • 1990 to 1999: 531
  • 1980 to 1989: 565
  • 1970 to 1979: 747
  • 1960 to 1969: 708
  • 1950 to 1959: 465
  • 1940 to 1949: 352
  • 1939 or earlier: 377

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Guntersville, AL house values

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

  • Less than $10,000: 35
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 18
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 7
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 11
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 16
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 18
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 47
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 78
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 73
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 75
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 120
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 82
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 278
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 351
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 175
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 117
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 246
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 180
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 144
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 77
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 103
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 35
  • $1,000,000 or more: 28
 


Guntersville rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Guntersville:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 34
  • $150 to $199: 193
  • $200 to $249: 20
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 96
  • $350 to $399: 44
  • $400 to $449: 177
  • $450 to $499: 15
  • $500 to $549: 124
  • $550 to $599: 218
  • $600 to $649: 65
  • $650 to $699: 152
  • $700 to $749: 54
  • $750 to $799: 46
  • $800 to $899: 57
  • $900 to $999: 47
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 45
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 10
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 48
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 16
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 14


Guntersville, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 83.6%
Number of people working at home: 122 (4.3% of all workers)


Guntersville commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 191
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 603
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 570
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 422
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 251
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 59
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 106
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 17
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 94
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 221
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 111
  • 90 or more minutes: 68
 


Guntersville mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,344 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 321 (11%)
  • Walked: 28 (1%)
  • Other means: 20 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 122 (4%)
 


Guntersville, AL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 470
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 271
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 231
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 253
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 262
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 238
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 117
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 123
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 104
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 221
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 224
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 199
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 100
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 74
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 41
  • $200,000 or more: 37
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1146
 United States or American: 1037
 English: 599
 Irish: 576
 German: 345
 Scottish: 164
 French (except Basque): 120
 Scotch-Irish: 116
 Italian: 61
 Dutch: 49
 European: 33
 Greek: 27
 British: 26
 Norwegian: 18
 Welsh: 15
 Polish: 11
 Czech: 9
 Northern European: 7
 Pennsylvania German: 7
 Russian: 7
 Canadian: 6


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



  • Mexico (36%)
  • Vietnam (34%)
  • France (17%)
  • Canada (13%)


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

  • This state: 4988
  • Northeast: 203
  • Midwest: 456
  • South: 1207
  • West: 238

54% of Guntersville residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% 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: 35
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 31
  • 5th and 6th grade: 48
  • 7th and 8th grade: 68
  • 9th grade: 94
  • 10th grade: 114
  • 11th grade: 85
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 663
  • Less than 1 year of college: 160
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 318
  • Associate degree: 83
  • Bachelor's degree: 375
  • Master's degree: 136
  • Professional school degree: 45
  • Doctorate degree: 20

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 24
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 34
  • 5th and 6th grade: 96
  • 7th and 8th grade: 191
  • 9th grade: 102
  • 10th grade: 80
  • 11th grade: 146
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 65
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 750
  • Less than 1 year of college: 245
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 421
  • Associate degree: 118
  • Bachelor's degree: 357
  • Master's degree: 130
  • Professional school degree: 9
  • Doctorate degree: 36

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.4%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 23.7%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 14.4%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 25.7%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 51.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,357
  • Black householders: $29,982
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $36,527
  • Asian householders: $170,057
  • Some other race householders: $6,689
  • Two or more races householders: $43,869
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $20,722
Guntersville household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Guntersville household income for Black householders
Guntersville household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Guntersville household income for Asian householders
Guntersville household income for Some other race householders
Guntersville household income for Two or more races householders
Guntersville household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Guntersville marital status for males
Guntersville marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $170,948
  • Black or African American householders: $113,268
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $130,694

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,319
  • One, attached: 76
  • Two: 334
  • 3 or 4: 143
  • 5 to 9: 327
  • 10 to 19: 27
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • 50 or more: 24
  • Mobile homes: 264
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Median worth of mobile homes: $522,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Guntersville:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Guntersville
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (55.5%)
  • Electricity (36.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.5%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Electricity (51.7%)
  • Utility gas (42.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alabama:

10.2%

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

0.0%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 20
Here:

9.1%
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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