Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL

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2019 Population
112,508
0.589% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Shelby
Republican Party
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
40.1
1.01% 1-year increase
2019 Poverty Rate
13.6%
7.53% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$55,314
2.02% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$151,600
5.5% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
48,248
3.55% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL had a population of 113k people with a median age of 40.1 and a median household income of $55,314. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew from 111,849 to 112,508, a 0.589% increase and its median household income grew from $54,217 to $55,314, a 2.02% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (50.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (43.9%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.34%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), and White (Hispanic) (1.17%). 3.98% of the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.4% of the residents in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Fortis Institute-Birmingham (234 degrees awarded in 2019) and Brown Beauty Barber School (11 degrees).

In 2019, the median property value in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was $151,600, and the homeownership rate was 70.9%. Most people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is home to a population of 113k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2019, 6.46% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (7.27k people).

In 2019, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.9k people) in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Spanish (2,579 speakers), Korean (392 speakers), and Telugu (180 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    56.9k ± 1.88k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    49.4k ± 1.66k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    1.51k ± 463
2.44%
Hispanic Population
2.75k people

In 2019, there were 1.15 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (56.9k people) in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 49.4k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.51k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.44% of the people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are hispanic (2.75k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    2,579 speakers (2.43%)
  2. Korean
    392 speakers (0.37%)
  3. Telugu
    180 speakers (0.17%)

3.98% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 22%.

In 2019, the most common non-English language spoken in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Spanish. 2.43% of the overall population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are native Spanish speakers. 0.37% speak Korean and 0.17% speak Telugu, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

6.46%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
7.27k people
2.86%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
3.2k people

As of 2019, 6.46% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents (7.27k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 2.86%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

40
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.9
38
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 3.1

In 2019, the median age of all people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 40.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are getting getting older. In 2018, the average age of all Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents was 40.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    844 ± 711 people
  2. India
    434 ± 510 people
  3. Korea
    310 ± 432 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 844 Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents, followed by India with 434 and Korea with 310.

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Citizenship

98.4%
2019 Citizenship
98.3%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 98.4% of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    2,562 ± 321
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,189 ± 251
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,055 ± 337

Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is $55,314. In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $91,027, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $75,614 and $74,518.

Males in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,828. The income inequality in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.432, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL employs 48.2k people. The largest industries in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,722 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,174 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,121 people), and the highest paying industries are Coal mining ($132,626), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($117,960), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($103,723).

Wages

Median Household Income

$55,314
2019 value
± $1,743
2.02%
1 Year Growth
± 4.21%

Households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have a median annual income of $55,314, which is less than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,217 in 2018, which represents a 2.02% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$61,705
Average Male Salary in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL
± $9,665
$45,828
Average Female Salary in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL
± $6,530

In 2019, full-time male employees in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL made 1.35 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL
  1. Asian
    $63,609 ± $40,452
  2. White
    $50,963 ± $8,244
  3. Two or More Races
    $43,429 ± $35,124

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL.

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Wage Distribution

0.432
2019 Wage GINI in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL
0.434
2018 Wage GINI in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL

In 2019, the income inequality in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was 0.432 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.445% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2019, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $91,027, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $75,614 and $74,518.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

13.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL (14.9k out of 110k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Males 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Black
    8,766 ± 715
  2. White
    5,476 ± 594
  3. Hispanic
    382 ± 164

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

48.2k
2019 Value
3.55%
1 Year growth
± 3.55%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 3.55%, from 46.6k employees to 48.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, are Registered nurses (1,827 people), Cashiers (1,616 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,354 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (1,827 people), Cashiers (1,616 people), and Firstline supervisors of retail sales workers (1,354 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Mining machine operators (8.51 times higher than expected), Logisticians (6.38 times), and Cutting workers (5.02 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Mining machine operators ($218,737), Chief executives & legislators ($216,477), and Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers ($165,468).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

48.2k
2019 Value
3.55%
1 Year growth
± 3.55%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 3.55%, from 46.6k employees to 48.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,722 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,174 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,121 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,722 people), Restaurants & Food Services (3,174 people), and Elementary & secondary schools (3,121 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of Coal mining (20.5 times higher than expected), Clay building material & refractories manufacturing (10.7 times), and Iron & steel mills & steel product manufacturing (9.5 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Coal mining ($132,626), Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers ($117,960), and Electric power generation, transmission & distribution ($103,723).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $52.4B
  2. $29.3B
  3. $21.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $52.4B, followed by Mixed freight ($29.3B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($21.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$280B
2018 Value in Alabama
$481B
Projected 2045 Value in Alabama
71.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Alabama trade was $280B. This is expected to increase 71.8% to $481B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $31.8B
  2. $17.8B
  3. $14.7B

In 2018, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $31.8B, followed by Florida with $17.8B and Tennessee and $14.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (34.4%), followed by Gary Johnson (2.09%). The most partisan county was Winston County, AL with 89.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville 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.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Alabama
62.1% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Alabama
  1. 89.5% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 89.3% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 87.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Alabama was Winston County, AL with 89.5% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Alabama colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Alabama

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Richard Shelby
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 1987
Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Richard Shelby and Tommy Tuberville are the senators currently representing Alabama.

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

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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

In 2019, universities in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL awarded 245 degrees. The student population of Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is skewed towards women, with 156 male students and 401 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Black or African American (203 and 82.9%), followed by White (32 and 13.1%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 2.04%), and Two or More Races (3 and 1.22%).

The largest universities in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Fortis Institute-Birmingham (234 and 95.5%) and Brown Beauty Barber School (11 and 4.49%).

The most popular majors in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are Medical Assistant (101 and 41.2%), HVAC Maintenance (42 and 17.1%), and Dental Assisting (30 and 12.2%).

The median tuition costs in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 101 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 42 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 30 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Medical Assistant with 101 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 234 degrees awarded
  2. 11 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Fortis Institute-Birmingham with 234 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

64
Degrees Awarded to Men
181
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 64 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL, which is 0.354 times less than the 181 female students who received degrees in the same year.

This chart displays the gender disparity between the institutions in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL by degrees awarded.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. Black or African American
    203 degrees awarded
  2. White
    32 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    5 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Jefferson County (West)--Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was Black or African American students. These 203 degrees mean that there were 6.34 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 32 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL was $151,600 in 2019, which is 0.63 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $143,700 to $151,600, a 5.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is 70.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 25.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$151,600
2019 Median
± $4,225
$143,700
2018 Median
± $6,305

In 2019, the median property value in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew to to $151,600 from the previous year's value of $143,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$55,314
Median Household Income
± $1,743
42.7k
Number of Households
± 1,587

In 2019, the median household income of the 42.7k households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew to $55,314 from the previous year's value of $54,217.

The following chart displays the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.9%
2019 Homeownership
71.9%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 70.9% of the housing units in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

25.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have a longer commute time (25.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 1.24% of the workforce in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (83.9%)
  2. Carpooled (11%)
  3. Worked At Home (3%)

In 2019, 83.9% of workers in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11%) and those who worked at home (3%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

90.5% of the population of Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 49.4% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 12.6% on Medicare, 11.8% on non-group plans, and 1.79% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alabama was $7,281 in 2014. This is a 4.07% increase from the previous year ($6,996).

Primary care physicians in Alabama see 1534 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (1543 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2005 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 923 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Bullock County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (29.5%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (50.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,534 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alabama

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,534 patients per year. This represents a 0.583% decrease from the previous year (1,543 patients).

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

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Alabama
$3,641
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$5,042
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$10,267
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alabama (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.07%, from $6,996 to $7,281.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

9.49%
Uninsured
49.4%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
12.6%
Medicare
11.8%
Non-Group
1.79%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL grew by 0.962% from 9.4% to 9.49%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bessemer, Hueytown & Pleasant Grove Cities PUMA, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 29.5% prevalence
  2. 25.6% prevalence
  3. 24.8% prevalence

Bullock County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 29.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alabama by county over multiple years.

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