Bayou La Batre, AL

Census Place

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2022 Population
2,215
12.1% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
42.4
4.29% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
27.5%
22.2% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$40,000
37.5% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$87,700
14% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Bayou La Batre, AL had a population of 2.22k people with a median age of 42.4 and a median household income of $40,000. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Bayou La Batre, AL declined from 2,520 to 2,215, a −12.1% decrease and its median household income grew from $29,099 to $40,000, a 37.5% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bayou La Batre, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (24.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.13%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.06%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (2.12%).

None of the households in Bayou La Batre, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.7% of the residents in Bayou La Batre, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Bayou La Batre, AL was $87,700, and the homeownership rate was 53.9%.

Most people in Bayou La Batre, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 21.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Bayou La Batre, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Bayou La Batre, AL is home to a population of 2.22k people, from which 97.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 15% of Bayou La Batre, AL residents were born outside of the country (332 people).

In 2022, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.28k people) in Bayou La Batre, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 180 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.7%
2022 Citizenship
97%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.7% of Bayou La Batre, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Bayou La Batre, AL was 97%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bayou La Batre, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 373
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    535 ± 219
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    180 ± 127
0.948%
Hispanic Population
21 people

In 2022, there were 2.38 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.28k people) in Bayou La Batre, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 180 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.948% of the people in Bayou La Batre, AL are hispanic (21 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

15%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
332 people
13.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
346 people

As of 2022, 15% of Bayou La Batre, AL residents (332 people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bayou La Batre, AL was 13.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    21 ± 29
  2. Korea
    6 ± 18
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23

Bayou La Batre, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 3.5 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Bayou La Batre, AL employs 843 people. The largest industries in Bayou La Batre, AL are Manufacturing (163 people), Accommodation & Food Services (144 people), and Construction (113 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($67,989), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($45,417), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,929).

Occupations

843
2022 Value
± 209
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 41.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bayou La Batre, AL declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 1.05k employees to 843 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bayou La Batre, AL, are Production Occupations (182 people), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (137 people), and Material Moving Occupations (123 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bayou La Batre, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

843
2022 Value
± 209
−19.3%
1 Year decline
± 41.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Bayou La Batre, AL declined at a rate of −19.3%, from 1.05k employees to 843 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bayou La Batre, AL, are Manufacturing (163 people), Accommodation & Food Services (144 people), and Construction (113 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bayou La Batre, AL, though some of these residents may live in Bayou La Batre, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$35,208
Median earning men ± $14,313
$23,304
Median earning women ± $13,101

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Manufacturing ($59,485), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($43,929), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,071).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Retail Trade ($35,744), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($35,341), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($24,219).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bayou La Batre, AL was $87,700 in 2022, which is 0.311 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $76,900 to $87,700, a 14% increase. The homeownership rate in Bayou La Batre, AL is 53.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Bayou La Batre, AL have an average commute time of 21.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bayou La Batre, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$87,700
Median Property Value 2022
±$25,638
$431
Median Property Taxes
±$123

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bayou La Batre, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.9%
Homeownership
2022
70.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 53.9% of the housing units in Bayou La Batre, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 40.1%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 73
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$40,000
Median Household Income
± $8,736
800
Number of Households
± 182

In 2022, the median household income of the 800 households in Bayou La Batre, AL grew to $40,000 from the previous year's value of $29,099.

The following chart displays the households in Bayou La Batre, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bayou La Batre, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (71.4%)
  2. Carpooled (23.1%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.51%)

In 2022, 71.4% of workers in Bayou La Batre, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (23.1%) and those who worked at home (5.51%).

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Commute Time

21.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bayou La Batre, AL have a shorter commute time (21.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Bayou La Batre, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bayou La Batre, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bayou La Batre, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

27.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bayou La Batre, AL (602 out of 2.19k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bayou La Batre, AL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

81.8% of the population of Bayou La Batre, AL has health coverage, with 28.6% on employee plans, 23.6% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 0.542% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Mobile County, AL see 1455 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.64% decrease from the previous year (1510 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1956 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 936 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,455 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Mobile County, AL

Primary care physicians in Mobile County, AL see an average of 1,455 patients per year. This represents a 3.64% decrease from the previous year (1,510 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Mobile County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 20.2% between 18 and 34 years, 39.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.9% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.6% were men and 57.4% were women.

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Uninsured People

18.2%
Uninsured
28.6%
Employer Coverage
23.6%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
0.542%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bayou La Batre, AL declined by 22.6% from 23.6% to 18.2%.

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