Brewton, AL

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2021 Population
5,288
1.5% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
41.5
4.27% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
18.4%
9.3% 1-year decrease
2021 Median Household Income
$44,528
7.44% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$116,100
9.94% 1-year growth

About

In 2021, Brewton, AL had a population of 5.29k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $44,528. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Brewton, AL grew from 5,210 to 5,288, a 1.5% increase and its median household income grew from $41,444 to $44,528, a 7.44% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Brewton, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (38.6%), White (Hispanic) (1.38%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%), and Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.32%).

None of the households in Brewton, 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.

99% of the residents in Brewton, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in N/A are Jefferson Davis Community College (276 degrees awarded in 2017).

In 2021, the median property value in Brewton, AL was $116,100, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%.

Most people in Brewton, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 18.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Brewton, AL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Brewton, AL is home to a population of 5.29k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2021, 2.29% of Brewton, AL residents were born outside of the country (121 people).

In 2021, there were 1.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.97k people) in Brewton, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 73 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99%
2021 Citizenship
98.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99% of Brewton, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Brewton, AL was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Brewton, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 334
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.04k ± 327
  3. White (Hispanic)
    73 ± 86
2.38%
Hispanic Population
126 people

In 2021, there were 1.46 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.97k people) in Brewton, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.04k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 73 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.38% of the people in Brewton, AL are hispanic (126 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Brewton, AL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.29%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
121 people
2.38%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
124 people

As of 2021, 2.29% of Brewton, AL residents (121 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Brewton, AL was 2.38%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    121 ± 103
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    39 ± 43
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    28 ± 32

Brewton, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Brewton, AL employs 2.23k people. The largest industries in Brewton, AL are Health Care & Social Assistance (410 people), Manufacturing (267 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (248 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($102,540), Utilities ($80,735), and Public Administration ($46,833).

Occupations

2.23k
2021 Value
± 380
−1.9%
1 Year decline
± 24.6%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Brewton, AL declined at a rate of −1.9%, from 2.27k employees to 2.23k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Brewton, AL, are Education Instruction, & Library Occupations (235 people), Production Occupations (194 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (190 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Brewton, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.23k
2021 Value
± 380
−1.9%
1 Year decline
± 24.6%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Brewton, AL declined at a rate of −1.9%, from 2.27k employees to 2.23k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Brewton, AL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (410 people), Manufacturing (267 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (248 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Brewton, AL, though some of these residents may live in Brewton, 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

$38,125
Median earning men ± $10,445
$33,659
Median earning women ± $8,212

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Manufacturing ($102,917), Public Administration ($84,038), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($60,052).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($115,625), Manufacturing ($47,778), and Public Administration ($44,118).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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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. $48.2B
  2. $20.5B
  3. $19.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $48.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($20.5B) and Mixed freight ($19.8B).

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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$267B
2020 Value in Alabama
$540B
Projected 2050 Value in Alabama
102% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $267B. This is expected to increase 102% to $540B by 2050.

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. $30.3B
  2. $20.6B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $30.3B, followed by Florida with $20.6B and Tennessee and $13B.

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

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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.

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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In 2017, universities in Brewton, AL awarded 276 degrees. The student population of Brewton, AL in 2017 is skewed towards men, with 782 male students and 710 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Brewton, AL are White (170 and 61.6%), followed by Black or African American (69 and 25%), Unknown (20 and 7.25%), and Two or More Races (6 and 2.17%).

The largest universities in Brewton, AL by number of degrees awarded are Jefferson Davis Community College (276 and 100%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.898% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.82% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (906k), and Secondary Education (641k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Brewton, AL was $116,100 in 2021, which is 0.474 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $105,600 to $116,100, a 9.94% increase. The homeownership rate in Brewton, AL is 62.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Brewton, AL have an average commute time of 18.8 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Brewton, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$116,100
Median Property Value 2021
±$17,554
$1,190
Median Property Taxes
±$224

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 Brewton, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Brewton, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

62.8%
Homeownership
2021
65.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 62.8% of the housing units in Brewton, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.6%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9701
  2. Census Tract 9702

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$44,528
Median Household Income
± $5,922
1.9k
Number of Households
± 302

In 2021, the median household income of the 1.9k households in Brewton, AL grew to $44,528 from the previous year's value of $41,444.

The following chart displays the households in Brewton, 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 Brewton, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2021, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0218% growth from 2020 to 2021, 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.

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

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (91.1%)
  2. Carpooled (7.42%)
  3. Worked At Home (0.809%)

In 2021, 91.1% of workers in Brewton, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.42%) and those who worked at home (0.809%).

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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Commute Time

18.8 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Brewton, AL have a shorter commute time (18.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 0.77% of the workforce in Brewton, 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 Brewton, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Brewton, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

18.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Brewton, AL (902 out of 4.91k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Brewton, 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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90.5% of the population of Brewton, AL has health coverage, with 43.3% on employee plans, 15.5% on Medicaid, 17.6% on Medicare, 10.4% on non-group plans, and 3.64% 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 Escambia County, AL see 3053 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.294% decrease from the previous year (3062 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2592 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1209 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,053 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Escambia County, AL

Primary care physicians in Escambia County, AL see an average of 3,053 patients per year. This represents a 0.294% decrease from the previous year (3,062 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 25.3% under 18 years, 17.1% between 18 and 34 years, 37% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 44% were men and 56% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.47%
Uninsured
43.3%
Employer Coverage
15.5%
Medicaid
17.6%
Medicare
10.4%
Non-Group
3.64%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Brewton, AL grew by 1.36% from 9.35% to 9.47%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Brewton, AL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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