Elberta, AL

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Population

1,612

15.1% growth

Median Age

47.7


Median Household Income

$36,333

18.2% growth

Poverty Rate

17.7%


Number of Employees

587

6.15% growth

Median Property Value

$109,900

1.61% decline

About

In 2017, Elberta, AL had a population of 1.61k people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $36,333. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Elberta, AL grew from 1,400 to 1,612, a 15.1% increase and its median household income grew from $30,750 to $36,333, a 18.2% increase.

The population of Elberta, AL is 92.7% White Alone, 4.53% Hispanic or Latino, and 1.05% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Elberta, AL speak a non-English language, and 98% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Elberta, AL is $109,900, and the homeownership rate is 53.2%. Most people in Elberta, AL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Elberta, AL is 1 car per household.

Economy

The economy of Elberta, AL employs 587 people. The largest industries in Elberta, AL are Retail Trade (192 people), Accommodation & Food Services (65 people), and Construction (46 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,143), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,250), and Educational Services ($45,893).

Median household income in Elberta, AL is $36,333. Males in Elberta, 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 Elberta, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.46, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,333

2017 value

± $7,230

18.2%

1 Year Growth

± 18.7%

Households in Elberta, AL have a median annual income of $36,333, 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 $30,750 in 2016, which represents a 18.2% 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 Elberta, 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.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Elberta, AL was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 45 - 54

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

17.7% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Elberta, AL (282 out of 1.6k 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 Females 45 - 54, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 18 - 24.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    277 ± 100

  2. Native American

    5 ± 56

  3. Black

    0 ± 56

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Elberta, AL is White, followed by Native American and Black.

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

587

2017 Value

± 122

6.15%

1 Year growth

± 28.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Elberta, AL grew at a rate of 6.15%, from 553 employees to 587 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Elberta, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (143 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (82 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (56 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Elberta, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Elberta, AL, by number of employees, are Sales & Related Occupations (143 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (82 people), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (56 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Elberta, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Sales & Related Occupations (2.3 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.63 times), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (1.54 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Elberta, AL, by median earnings, are Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($115,893), Healthcare Practitioners & Technical Occupations ($115,357), and Protective Service Occupations ($61,250).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

587

2017 Value

± 122

6.15%

1 Year growth

± 28.6%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Elberta, AL grew at a rate of 6.15%, from 553 employees to 587 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Elberta, AL, are Retail Trade (192 people), Accommodation & Food Services (65 people), and Construction (46 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Elberta, AL, though some of these residents may live in Elberta, 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 Elberta, AL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (192 people), Accommodation & Food Services (65 people), and Construction (46 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Elberta, AL has an unusually high number of Retail Trade (2.86 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.45 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.4 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Elberta, AL, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($52,143), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($48,250), and Educational Services ($45,893).

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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).

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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

80.9% of the population of Elberta, AL has health coverage, with 23.3% on employee plans, 21% on Medicaid, 16.4% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 3.35% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Elberta, AL see 1535 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1552 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2139 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1185 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

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1,535 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,535 patients per year. This represents a 1.1% decrease from the previous year (1,552 patients).

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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

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%).

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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

19.1%

Uninsured

23.3%

Employer Coverage

21%

Medicaid

16.4%

Medicare

16.9%

Non-Group

3.35%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Elberta, AL declined by 6.14% from 20.4% to 19.1%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Elberta, 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%.

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Diversity

Elberta, AL is home to a population of 1.61k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.85% of Elberta, AL residents were born outside of the country (46 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Elberta, AL is composed of 1.5k White Alone residents (92.7%), 73 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.53%), 17 Two or More Races residents (1.05%), 16 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.993%), 11 Black or African American Alone residents (0.682%), 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 Elberta, AL are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

47

Median Native-Born Age

± 6.1

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 12.9

In 2017, the median age of all people in Elberta, AL was 47.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 47, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Elberta, AL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Elberta, AL residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.85%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

46 people

3.07%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

43 people

As of 2017, 2.85% of Elberta, AL residents (46 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 Elberta, AL was 3.07%, 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

98%

2017 Citizenship

97.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98% of Elberta, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Elberta, AL was 97.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    1.5k ± 279

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    73 ± 63.2

  3. Two or More Races

    17 ± 22.8

In 2017, there were 20.5 times more White Alone residents (1.5k people) in Elberta, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 73 Hispanic or Latino and 17 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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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 Elberta, 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 Elberta, AL was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Elberta, 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

    82 ± 36

  2. Korea

    30 ± 43

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    23 ± 19

Elberta, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Elberta, AL was $109,900 in 2017, which is 0.505 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $111,700 to $109,900, a 1.61% decrease. The homeownership rate in Elberta, AL is 53.2%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Elberta, AL have an average commute time of 20.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Elberta, AL is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,333

Median Household Income

± $7,230

682

Number of Households

± 115

In 2017, the median household income of the 682 households in Elberta, AL grew to $36,333 from the previous year's value of $30,750.

The following chart displays the households in Elberta, 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 $20k - $25k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$109,900

2017 Median

± $8,324

$111,700

2016 Median

± $10,067

In 2017, the median property value in Elberta, AL declined from to $109,900 from the previous year's value of $111,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Elberta, 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 Elberta, 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 Elberta, AL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Elberta, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.2%

2017 Homeownership

47.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.2% of the housing units in Elberta, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 47.7%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Elberta, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Elberta, AL have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

20.3 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Elberta, AL have a shorter commute time (20.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Elberta, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    81.9%

  2. Carpooled

    8.26%

  3. Worked At Home

    5.34%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Elberta, AL was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Worked At Home.

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