Bibb County, AL

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Population

22,580

0.0354% growth

Median Age

39.8


Median Household Income

$43,404

9.12% growth

Poverty Rate

15.2%


Number of Employees

8,171

2.19% decline

Median Property Value

$105,500

8.54% growth

About

In 2017, Bibb County, AL had a population of 22.6k people with a median age of 39.8 and a median household income of $43,404. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bibb County, AL grew from 22,572 to 22,580, a 0.0354% increase and its median household income grew from $39,776 to $43,404, a 9.12% increase.

The population of Bibb County, AL is 74.6% White Alone, 22% Black or African American Alone, and 2.35% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Bibb County, AL speak a non-English language, and 99.2% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bibb County, AL is $105,500, and the homeownership rate is 75.4%. Most people in Bibb County, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 29.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Bibb County, AL is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Bibb County, AL employs 8.17k people. The largest industries in Bibb County, AL are Manufacturing (1,679 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,066 people), and Educational Services (942 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,977), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,539), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,189).

Median household income in Bibb County, AL is $43,404. Males in Bibb County, AL have an average income that is 1.44 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,615. The income inequality in Bibb County, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$43,404

2017 value

± $3,431

9.12%

1 Year Growth

± 10.5%

Households in Bibb County, AL have a median annual income of $43,404, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,776 in 2016, which represents a 9.12% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,549

Average Male Salary

± $1,465

$40,615

Average Female Salary

± $997

In 2017, full-time male employees in Alabama made 1.44 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $58,018 ± $10,489

  2. White

    $47,885 ± $1,063

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $45,909 ± $38,465

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alabama workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.21 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bibb County, AL is from Alabama.

0.46

2017 Wage GINI

0.458

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.46 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.343% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alabama across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 100.03

  2. Census Tract 100.01

  3. Census Tract 100.02

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bibb County, AL was Census Tract 100.03 with a value of $52,659, followed by Census Tract 100.01 and Census Tract 100.02, with respective values of $47,301 and $42,061.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Bibb County, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

15.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bibb County, AL (3.13k out of 20.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 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. White

    2,248 ± 355

  2. Black

    870 ± 246

  3. Hispanic

    16 ± 100

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bibb County, AL is White, followed by Black 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

8.17k

2017 Value

± 745

-2.19%

1 Year decline

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bibb County, AL declined at a rate of -2.19%, from 8.35k employees to 8.17k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bibb County, AL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,026 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (877 people), and Production Occupations (745 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bibb County, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bibb County, AL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (1,026 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (877 people), and Production Occupations (745 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bibb County, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Material Moving Occupations (3.23 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.16 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.63 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bibb County, AL, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($103,750), Management Occupations ($78,125), and Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($60,313).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

8.17k

2017 Value

± 745

-2.19%

1 Year decline

± 13%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bibb County, AL declined at a rate of -2.19%, from 8.35k employees to 8.17k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bibb County, AL, are Manufacturing (1,679 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,066 people), and Educational Services (942 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bibb County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Bibb County, 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 Bibb County, AL, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (1,679 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (1,066 people), and Educational Services (942 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bibb County, AL has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (7.32 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (2.03 times), and Construction (1.46 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bibb County, AL, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($72,977), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($72,539), and Transportation & Warehousing ($50,189).

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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. $40.7B

  2. $28B

  3. $21.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $40.7B, followed by Mixed freight ($28B) and Coal-n.e.c. ($21.5B).

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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$243B

2015 Value

$367B

Projected 2045 Value

50.7% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alabama trade was $243B. This is expected to increase 50.7% to $367B 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. $25.3B

  2. $16.7B

  3. $14.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $25.3B, followed by Florida with $16.7B and Tennessee and $14.5B.

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

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Health

91.9% of the population of Bibb County, AL has health coverage, with 47.4% on employee plans, 16.5% on Medicaid, 13.2% on Medicare, 14% on non-group plans, and 0.798% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Bibb County, AL see 1882 patients per year on average, which represents a 24.8% decrease from the previous year (2501 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4529 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 11322 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (21.1%). Additionally, Macon County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (47.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,882 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Bibb County, AL see an average of 1,882 patients per year. This represents a 24.8% decrease from the previous year (2,501 patients).

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

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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%).

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Access and Quality

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$7,281

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

8.1%

Uninsured

47.4%

Employer Coverage

16.5%

Medicaid

13.2%

Medicare

14%

Non-Group

0.798%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bibb County, AL declined by 10.2% from 9.03% to 8.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bibb County, 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. 21.1% prevalence

  2. 20.9% prevalence

  3. 20.4% prevalence

Greene County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alabama, at 21.1%.

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

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Diversity

Bibb County, AL is home to a population of 22.6k people, from which 99.2% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.02% of Bibb County, AL residents were born outside of the country (231 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Bibb County, AL is composed of 16.8k White Alone residents (74.6%), 4.96k Black or African American Alone residents (22%), 531 Hispanic or Latino residents (2.35%), 159 Two or More Races residents (0.704%), 82 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.363%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bibb County, AL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.2

33

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 22.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bibb County, AL was 39.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 33. But people in Bibb County, AL are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Bibb County, AL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.02%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

231 people

1.35%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

305 people

As of 2017, 1.02% of Bibb County, AL residents (231 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bibb County, AL was 1.35%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    51,837 ± 5,560 people

  2. Guatemala

    11,080 ± 2,581 people

  3. India

    9,229 ± 2,356 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 51,837 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 11,080 and India with 9,229.

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Citizenship

99.2%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.2% of Bibb County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bibb County, AL was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    16.8k ± 21

  2. Black or African American Alone

    4.96k ± 96

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    531 ± 85.5

In 2017, there were 3.4 times more White Alone residents (16.8k people) in Bibb County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.96k Black or African American Alone and 531 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Bibb County, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Bibb County, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Bibb County, AL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Bibb County, AL are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    457 ± 120

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    181 ± 109

  3. Korea

    144 ± 90

Bibb County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bibb County, AL was $105,500 in 2017, which is 0.485 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $97,200 to $105,500, a 8.54% increase. The homeownership rate in Bibb County, AL is 75.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bibb County, AL have an average commute time of 29.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bibb County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$43,404

Median Household Income

± $3,431

6.92k

Number of Households

± 579

In 2017, the median household income of the 6.92k households in Bibb County, AL grew to $43,404 from the previous year's value of $39,776.

The following chart displays the households in Bibb County, 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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Housing

Property Value

$105,500

2017 Median

± $12,056

$97,200

2016 Median

± $11,238

In 2017, the median property value in Bibb County, AL grew to to $105,500 from the previous year's value of $97,200.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bibb County, 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 Bibb County, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bibb County, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bibb County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

75.4%

2017 Homeownership

72.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 75.4% of the housing units in Bibb County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bibb County, AL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bibb County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bibb County, AL have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

29.5 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bibb County, AL have a longer commute time (29.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.47% of the workforce in Bibb County, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    86.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.55%

  3. Other

    1.56%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bibb County, AL was Drove Alone (86.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.55%) and those who Other (1.56%).

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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