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Lookout Mountain, AL (Alabama) Houses and Residents

Total population: 3,231 (Urban population: 125, Rural population: 3,110 (109 farm, 3,001 nonfarm))

Houses: 1,315 (1,077 occupied: 901 owner occupied, 156 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

15%
State:

32%

Housing density: 26 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $65,143.

Median contract rent in 2016: $255 (lower quartile is $211, upper quartile is $284)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $560


Median gross rent in Lookout Mountain, AL in 2016: $334

Housing units in Lookout Mountain with a mortgage: 239 (6 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 255


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Lookout Mountain, Alabama Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,481 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Lookout Mountain:

$90,481
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,623 - $158,195

Household type by relationship:

Households: 102,345
  • In family households: 87,113 (19,698 male householders, 9,010 female householders)
    20,703 spouses, 28,696 children (25,610 natural, 961 adopted, 2,125 stepchildren), 3,363 grandchildren, 883 brothers or sisters, 852 parents, 1,371 other relatives, 1,928 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,232 (5,860 male householders (4,982 living alone)), 7,468 female householders (6,827 living alone)), 1,904 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,085 (1,479 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: -1 1-person, -1 2-persons, -1 3-persons, -1 4-persons, -1 5-persons, -1 6-persons, -1 7-or-more-persons.

15,391 married couples with children.
6,041 single-parent households (995 men, 5,046 women).

99.3% of residents of Lookout Mountain speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.1
State:

4.7

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Lookout Mountain, Alabama:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 251 bedroom
  • 2712 bedrooms
  • 5493 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 455+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lookout Mountain population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lookout Mountain, Alabama:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 892 bedrooms
  • 533 bedrooms
  • 104 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Lookout Mountain population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 20no vehicle
  • 2191 vehicle
  • 3942 vehicles
  • 2443 vehicles
  • 834 vehicles
  • 455+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lookout Mountain population

Cars and other vehicles available in Lookout Mountain in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Lookout Mountain population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Lookout Mountain, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 1314 rooms
  • 2805 rooms
  • 2466 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 909+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lookout Mountain population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Lookout Mountain, Alabama:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 494 rooms
  • 405 rooms
  • 396 rooms
  • 97 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Lookout Mountain population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Lookout Mountain, AL household income distribution

  • 62Less than $10,000
  • 80$10,000 to $14,999
  • 68$15,000 to $19,999
  • 66$20,000 to $24,999
  • 98$25,000 to $29,999
  • 37$30,000 to $34,999
  • 79$35,000 to $39,999
  • 102$40,000 to $44,999
  • 56$45,000 to $49,999
  • 80$50,000 to $59,999
  • 91$60,000 to $74,999
  • 118$75,000 to $99,999
  • 31$100,000 to $124,999
  • 76$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $199,999
  • 31$200,000 or more
Lookout Mountain commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 29
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 23
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 210
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 263
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 157
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 348
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 27
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 36
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 102
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 85
  • 90 or more minutes: 19
Lookout Mountain, AL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 72.5%
Number of people working at home: 44 (3.4% of all workers)

Lookout Mountain mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,170 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 124 (9%)
  • Walked: 13 (1%)
  • Other means: 6 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 44 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 United States or American: 1,316
 Unclassified or not reported: 945
 Other groups: 275
 English: 227
 Irish: 211
 German: 136
 Dutch: 42
 European: 18
 Scottish: 12
 French (except Basque): 9
 Czech: 8
 Swiss: 8
 Welsh: 8
 Italian: 7
 Slovak: 7
 African: 6

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

  • This state: 2,723
  • Other state: 507
  • Northeast: 43
  • Midwest: 51
  • South: 301
  • West: 112

61% of Lookout Mountain residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 69% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Alabama.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 10
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 35
  • 7th and 8th grade: 82
  • 9th grade: 27
  • 10th grade: 43
  • 11th grade: 51
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 38
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 370
  • Less than 1 year of college: 69
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 134
  • Associate degree: 66
  • Bachelor's degree: 57
  • Master's degree: 5
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 6
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 67
  • 9th grade: 49
  • 10th grade: 72
  • 11th grade: 47
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 23
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 391
  • Less than 1 year of college: 81
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 125
  • Associate degree: 83
  • Bachelor's degree: 34
  • Master's degree: 24
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

Lookout Mountain marital status for males
Lookout Mountain marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 850
  • Mobile homes: 422

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,837

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1.6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2.1%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Lookout Mountain:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Lookout Mountain
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (46.7%)
  • Electricity (39.2%)
  • Utility gas (12.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (95.4%)
  • Utility gas (4.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

6.1%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9
Here:

10.7%
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)