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Colbert County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2019: 55,073 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 54,984 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,687
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,886
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,006
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,200 (it was 5,455 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 595 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Colbert County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (21.2%), Manufacturing (19.5%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 15%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Colbert County, AL (2019)
    • 42,80378.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8,95416.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,6363.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 9061.6%Two or more races
    • 2710.5%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 2580.5%Asian alone
    • 480.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 340.06%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.8 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years
Males: 26,397  (47.9%)
Females: 28,676  (52.1%)
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Average household size:
Colbert County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $49,204 ($31,954 in 1999)
This county:

$49,204
Alabama:

$51,734

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $454 (lower quartile is $319, upper quartile is $603)
This county:

$454
State:

$597


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $130,366 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Colbert:

$130,366
Alabama:

$154,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,925 - $192,515
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,027
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $380

Institutionalized population: 359

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 117
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 138
  • Auto thefts: 1

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 71
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 238
  • Auto thefts: 17
Colbert County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 116 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 1998: 126 buildings, average cost: $60,700
  • 1999: 132 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 2000: 96 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2001: 95 buildings, average cost: $76,100
  • 2002: 110 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2003: 118 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2004: 135 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 2005: 145 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2006: 200 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 2007: 174 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2008: 128 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2009: 82 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2010: 83 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2011: 80 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2012: 96 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 2013: 112 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2014: 120 buildings, average cost: $134,600
  • 2015: 124 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2016: 136 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2017: 150 buildings, average cost: $120,200
  • 2018: 160 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2019: 162 buildings, average cost: $120,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Colbert, AL residents
Average permit cost in Colbert, AL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $545 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $432 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Colbert, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Colbert, AL in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Colbert, AL in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 14.3%
Colbert County:

14.3%
Alabama:

15.5%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.0% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.0% for American Indian residents, 23.0% for other race residents, 22.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.8 years old
(Males: 40.6 years old, Females: 45.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.4 years old, Black residents: 41.0 years old, American Indian residents: 58.4 years old, Asian residents: 41.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.8 years old, Other race residents: 31.5 years old)

Area name: Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Colbert County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tri-Cities, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Cherokee, Littleville, Leighton.

Colbert County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2018 air pollution in Colbert County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: San Bernardino County, California , Perry County, Arkansas , Habersham County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

4.0%

Unemployment by year in Colbert, AL
County total employment by year in Colbert, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Colbert, AL

Current college students: 1,904
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,075 (43.3% naturalized citizens)

Colbert County:

2.0%
Whole state:

3.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 5162010 or later
  • 1642000 to 2009
  • 1931990 to 1999
  • 1461980 to 1989
  • 731970 to 1979
  • 95Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.1%

Colbert County marital status for males Colbert County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 20,713
  • One, attached: 125
  • Two: 872
  • 3 or 4: 1,124
  • 5 to 9: 864
  • 10 to 19: 261
  • 20 to 49: 118
  • 50 or more: 197
  • Mobile homes: 2,430
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 84

Housing units in Colbert County with a mortgage: 7,873 (122 second mortgage, 439 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 8,210

Here:

46.7% with mortgage
State:

55.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Colbert County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,759103
Mainline Protestant3,36817
Black Protestant3,25618
Catholic1,4151
Other71
None16,623-
Colbert County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Colbert County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Colbert County:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Colbert County:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Colbert County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Colbert County:

Average size of farms: 226 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $59,251
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $236.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,361
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,054
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.37
Corn for grain: 6334 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3363 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 24598 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3347 harvested acres
Vegetables: 54 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 24 acres

Earthquake activity:

Colbert County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 221% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.6 miles away from Colbert County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from Colbert County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 257.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: February 5, 2020 - March 6, 2020, FEMA Id: 4546, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Alabama Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4503, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 19, 2019 - March 20, 2019, FEMA Id: 4426, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Colbert County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Colbert

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 22,934 (90.5%)
  • Carpooled: 1,545 (6.1%)
  • Bus: 25 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 183 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 118 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 537 (2.1%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (38%)
  • Honduras (17%)
  • India (9%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Morocco (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Colbert County


  • American (41%)
  • English (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Colbert County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 353 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 64 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Colbert County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 276 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in college/university student housing
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,143.

6.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.20%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.28% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($27,194 average AGI)
1.92% relocated from other states ($14,730 average AGI)
Colbert County:

1.92%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lauderdale County, AL  2.38% ($39,319 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AL  0.63% ($36,661)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.29% ($38,466)
from Madison County, AL  0.15% ($36,800)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($66,250)
from Morgan County, AL  0.11% ($35,045)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,826 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.15% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($26,298 average AGI)
1.79% relocated to other states ($14,529 average AGI)
Colbert County:

1.79%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lauderdale County, AL  2.36% ($36,356 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AL  0.48% ($32,532)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.26% ($42,529)
to Madison County, AL  0.24% ($45,250)
to Morgan County, AL  0.13% ($31,440)
to Limestone County, AL  0.11% ($56,773)
to Davidson County, TN  0.10% ($44,300)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Colbert County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Colbert County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Colbert County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 11.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Colbert County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Colbert County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colbert County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colbert County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Colbert County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Colbert County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 11,849 (8,916 aged, 2,933 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 885 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Colbert County, Alabama in 1999 - 2019:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (889)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (827)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (749)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (693)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (635)
  • Unspecified dementia (376)
  • Congestive heart failure (361)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (239)
  • Cardiac arrhythmia, unspecified (179)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 60.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 125.6
  • Other - 20.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 55,073
  • Male householders: 11,468 (2,623 living alone), Female householders: 10,760 (3,702 living alone)
  • 11,127 spouses (11,076 opposite-sex spouses), 1,173 unmarried partners, (1,142 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 15,489 children (14,310 natural, 332 adopted, 844 stepchildren), 1,445 grandchildren, 730 brothers or sisters, 736 parents, 8 foster children, 772 other relatives, 944 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 441

Size of family households: 8,149 2-persons, 3,080 3-persons, 2,415 4-persons, 868 5-persons, 374 6-persons, 67 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,330 1-person, 861 2-persons, 102 3-persons, 8 4-persons.

6,448 married couples with children.
3,482 single-parent households (606 men, 2,876 women).

97.1% of residents of Colbert speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (59% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 16% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $490,831,000 ($8,953 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $204,067,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $84,671,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,531,000
Federal grants: $62,542,000
Federal procurement contracts: $27,355,000 ($1,392,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $106,665,000 ($9,853,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $941,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,938,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,173,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,122
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,228
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +81
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -217
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Colbert County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.05 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.5

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Colbert County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Colbert County, Alabama
  • 1,4162014 or later
  • 8702010 to 2013
  • 3,4062000 to 2009
  • 3,3471990 to 1999
  • 2,9981980 to 1989
  • 4,8961970 to 1979
  • 3,8771960 to 1969
  • 2,7401950 to 1959
  • 1,3421940 to 1949
  • 2,0611939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colbert County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Colbert County, Alabama
  • 251 room
  • 1202 rooms
  • 1353 rooms
  • 8434 rooms
  • 2,6545 rooms
  • 3,4606 rooms
  • 3,6467 rooms
  • 2,2628 rooms
  • 2,9419+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
  • 681 room
  • 1532 rooms
  • 5253 rooms
  • 1,4424 rooms
  • 1,6535 rooms
  • 1,2966 rooms
  • 7207 rooms
  • 2378 rooms
  • 1039+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colbert County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Colbert County, Alabama
  • 30no bedroom
  • 1821 bedroom
  • 1,9842 bedrooms
  • 9,7203 bedrooms
  • 3,3484 bedrooms
  • 7365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
  • 75no bedroom
  • 8471 bedroom
  • 2,4642 bedrooms
  • 2,4143 bedrooms
  • 3294 bedrooms
  • 335+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Colbert County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Colbert County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colbert County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 294no vehicle
  • 3,5571 vehicle
  • 6,6982 vehicles
  • 3,4203 vehicles
  • 1,5404 vehicles
  • 5595+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Colbert County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Colbert County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 915no vehicle
  • 3,0231 vehicle
  • 1,7222 vehicles
  • 3773 vehicles
  • 1244 vehicles
  • 135+ vehicles

90.6% of Colbert County 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, 78% lived in Alabama.

Colbert County:

90.6%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 42,325
  • Other state: 11,289
  • Northeast: 774
  • Midwest: 2,948
  • South: 6,525
  • West: 1,012
Year householders moved into unit in Colbert County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colbert County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 59.0%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 73.2%Electricity
  • 21.2%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 331
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 238
Here:

9.5%
Alabama:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 190
Here:

11.2%
Alabama:

12.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Colbert County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,225,000
    Other: $1,846,000
    Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $543,000
    Water Utilities: $395,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,678,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,678,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,333,000
    Water Utilities: $1,730,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,646,000
    Financial Administration: $951,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $871,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $242,000
    Health - Other: $216,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $285,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,846,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,366,000
    Public Welfare: $193,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,854,000
    Interest Earnings: $644,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $408,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,989,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,912,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,119,000
    Other: $1,548,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,385,000
    Other: $395,000
    Other License: $263,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,288,000

Colbert County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,225,000
    Other: $1,846,000
    Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $543,000
    Water Utilities: $395,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,678,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,678,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,333,000
    Water Utilities: $1,730,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,646,000
    Financial Administration: $951,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $871,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $242,000
    Health - Other: $216,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $285,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,846,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,366,000
    Public Welfare: $193,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,854,000
    Interest Earnings: $644,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $408,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,989,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,912,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,119,000
    Other: $1,548,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,385,000
    Other: $395,000
    Other License: $263,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,288,000

Colbert County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,225,000
    Other: $1,846,000
    Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $543,000
    Water Utilities: $395,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,678,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,678,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,333,000
    Water Utilities: $1,730,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,646,000
    Financial Administration: $951,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $871,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $242,000
    Health - Other: $216,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $285,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,846,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,366,000
    Public Welfare: $193,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,854,000
    Interest Earnings: $644,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $408,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,989,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,912,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,119,000
    Other: $1,548,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,385,000
    Other: $395,000
    Other License: $263,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,288,000

Colbert County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,225,000
    Other: $1,846,000
    Regular Highways: $1,265,000
    Parks and Recreation: $266,000
  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $543,000
    Water Utilities: $395,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,138,000
    Police Protection: $2,678,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,678,000
    General Public Buildings: $2,519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,333,000
    Water Utilities: $1,730,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,646,000
    Financial Administration: $951,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $871,000
    Parks and Recreation: $355,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $242,000
    Health - Other: $216,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $23,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $285,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,846,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,366,000
    Public Welfare: $193,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,854,000
    Interest Earnings: $644,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $408,000
    Central Staff Services: $194,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,989,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,094,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,912,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,119,000
    Other: $1,548,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,385,000
    Other: $395,000
    Other License: $263,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,288,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,054
  • Number of aged recipients: 188
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,866
  • Number of recipients under 18: 310
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,347
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 397
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 887
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 856
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED155$112,890295$104,003934$116,489129$27,8765$1,108,000201$87,49348$26,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$75,05924$66,79285$119,4128$54,0000$08$60,87523$39,043
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$97,37083$59,675363$117,66940$31,9751$61,00025$102,04048$39,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$101,35716$92,500232$120,4539$43,4440$08$157,8752$48,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$89,0006$83,16763$128,7783$47,0000$00$03$48,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$155,82629$150,4831$320,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$126,00018$161,1671$97,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$165,75014$149,7860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$117,0003$180,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$35,5001$288,0002$35,500
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colbert, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Colbert, AL - Value
Most common first names in Colbert County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James65870.6 years
William52772.9 years
Mary49778.1 years
John41074.3 years
Robert31471.1 years
Charles23968.7 years
Annie20881.2 years
Willie17276.5 years
Thomas16971.9 years
George16473.9 years
Most common last names in Colbert County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25474.5 years
Johnson22375.6 years
Davis17075.1 years
Thompson16574.3 years
King13573.6 years
Williams11974.3 years
Mitchell11775.0 years
Jackson11773.0 years
Brown11476.3 years
Malone10975.1 years
Businesses in Colbert County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's4
Ace Hardware2Microtel1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance3
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone2Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx8Subway5
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block3U-Haul3
Hardee's2UPS5
KFC1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

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