Etowah County PUMA, AL

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Population

103,132

0.223% decline

Median Household Income

$42,064

3.92% growth

Number of Employees

39,045

1.15% growth

Median Property Value

$105,100

3.14% growth

About

In 2017, Etowah County PUMA, AL had a population of 103k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $42,064. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Etowah County PUMA, AL declined from 103,363 to 103,132, a -0.223% decrease and its median household income grew from $40,478 to $42,064, a 3.92% increase.

The population of Etowah County PUMA, AL is 78.4% White Alone, 15.3% Black or African American Alone, and 3.63% Hispanic or Latino. 3.4% of the people in Etowah County PUMA, AL speak a non-English language, and 98.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Gadsden State Community College (1,196 degrees awarded in 2016).

The median property value in Etowah County PUMA, AL is $105,100, and the homeownership rate is 71.9%. Most people in Etowah County PUMA, AL commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Etowah County PUMA, AL is N/A per household.

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Economy

The economy of Etowah County PUMA, AL employs 39k people. The largest industries in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Restaurants & Food Services (3,205 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,663 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,214 people), and the highest paying industries are Plastics product manufacturing ($93,293), Wired telecommunications carriers ($80,808), and Rail transportation ($80,099).

Median household income in Etowah County PUMA, AL is $42,064. Males in Etowah County PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $36,147. The income inequality in Etowah County PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.423, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$42,064

2017 value

± $1,487

3.92%

1 Year Growth

± 4.92%

Households in Etowah County PUMA, AL have a median annual income of $42,064, 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 $40,478 in 2016, which represents a 3.92% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$48,429

Average Male Salary

± $7,434

$36,147

Average Female Salary

± $6,545

In 2017, full-time male employees in Etowah County PUMA, AL made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $92,524 ± $150,767

  2. White

    $37,785 ± $4,864

  3. Black

    $28,314 ± $6,311

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Etowah County PUMA, AL workers was Asian. These workers were paid 2.45 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.423

2017 Wage GINI

0.415

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 0.423 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.93% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Etowah County PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Etowah County PUMA, AL 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 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Etowah County PUMA, 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

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Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Etowah County PUMA, AL (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Etowah County PUMA, AL is false, followed by false and false.

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

39k

2017 Value

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 1.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 38.6k employees to 39k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Etowah County PUMA, AL, are Registered nurses (1,402 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,333 people), and Retail salespersons (1,220 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Registered nurses (1,402 people), Driver/sales workers & truck drivers (1,333 people), and Retail salespersons (1,220 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Etowah County PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of residents working as Tire builders (81.8 times higher than expected), Cutting workers (7.39 times), and Physical therapist assistants & aides (6.7 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Physicians & surgeons ($225,465), Pharmacists ($133,019), and Chief executives & legislators ($94,515).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

39k

2017 Value

1.15%

1 Year growth

± 1.15%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 1.15%, from 38.6k employees to 39k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Etowah County PUMA, AL, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,205 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,663 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,214 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Etowah County 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 Etowah County PUMA, AL, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (3,205 people), Elementary & secondary schools (2,663 people), and Motor vehicles & motor vehicle equipment manufacturing (2,214 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Etowah County PUMA, AL has an unusually high number of Tire manufacturing (44.9 times higher than expected), Metal forgings & stampings (10.3 times), and Animal slaughtering & processing (9.93 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Etowah County PUMA, AL, by average salary, are Plastics product manufacturing ($93,293), Wired telecommunications carriers ($80,808), and Rail transportation ($80,099).

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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 with $28B and Coal-n.e.c. and $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

N/A% of the population of Etowah County PUMA, AL has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Etowah County PUMA, 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%).

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%).

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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

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

Between N/A and N/A, the percent of uninsured citizens in Etowah County PUMA, AL N/A by N/A from N/A% to N/A%.

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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

Etowah County PUMA, AL is home to a population of 103k people, from which 98.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Etowah County PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Etowah County PUMA, AL is composed of 81.1k White Alone residents (78.4%), 15.8k Black or African American Alone residents (15.3%), 3.75k Hispanic or Latino residents (3.63%), 1.47k Two or More Races residents (1.42%), 699 Asian Alone residents (0.676%), 414 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.401%), 94 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0909%), and 67 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0648%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Spanish or Spanish Creole (2,327 speakers), Chinese (220 speakers), and Gujarati (101 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in Etowah County PUMA, AL was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Etowah County PUMA, AL are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Etowah County PUMA, AL residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.88%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Etowah County PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 2.88%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    1,140 ± 824 people

  2. Guatemala

    211 ± 356 people

  3. Other Africa, not specified

    197 ± 344 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Etowah County PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 1,140 Etowah County PUMA, AL residents, followed by Guatemala with 211 and Other Africa, not specified with 197.

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Citizenship

98.1%

2017 Citizenship

98.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.1% of Etowah County PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Etowah County PUMA, AL was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    81.1k ± 108

  2. Black or African American Alone

    15.8k ± 224

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    3.75k ± 424

In 2016, there were 5.13 times more White Alone residents (81.1k people) in Etowah County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 15.8k Black or African American Alone and 3.75k 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 Etowah County PUMA, AL as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    2,327 speakers (2.38%)

  2. Chinese

    220 speakers (0.225%)

  3. Gujarati

    101 speakers (0.103%)

3.4% of Etowah County PUMA, AL citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Etowah County PUMA, AL was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.38% of the overall population of Etowah County PUMA, AL are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.225% speak Chinese and 0.103% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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  2. false

    0 ± 0

  3. false

    0 ± 0

Etowah County PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in false, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2016, universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL awarded 1,196 degrees. The student population of Etowah County PUMA, AL is skewed towards women, with 2,083 male students and 3,026 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL are White (878 and 74.9%), followed by Black or African American (195 and 16.6%), Hispanic or Latino (36 and 3.07%), and Two or More Races (24 and 2.05%).

The largest universities in Etowah County PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are Gadsden State Community College (1,196 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Etowah County PUMA, AL are Industrial Mechanics & Maintenance Technology (241 and 20.2%), General Studies (204 and 17.1%), and Registered Nursing (83 and 6.94%).

The median tuition costs in Etowah County 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. 204 degrees awarded

  2. 83 degrees awarded

  3. 46 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Etowah County PUMA, AL was General Studies with 204 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Etowah County PUMA, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

1,196 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Etowah County PUMA, AL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Gadsden State Community College with 1,196 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

669

Degrees Awarded to Men

527

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 669 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Etowah County PUMA, AL, which is 1.27 times more than the 527 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    878 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    195 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    36 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Etowah County PUMA, AL were to White students. These 878 degrees mean that there were 4.5 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 195 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Etowah County PUMA, AL was $105,100 in 2017, which is 0.483 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $101,900 to $105,100, a 3.14% increase. The homeownership rate in Etowah County PUMA, AL is 71.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Etowah County PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Etowah County PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

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$42,064

Median Household Income

± $1,487

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew to $42,064 from the previous year's value of $40,478.

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Housing

Property Value

$105,100

2017 Median

± $3,137

$101,900

2016 Median

± $3,604

In 2017, the median property value in Etowah County PUMA, AL grew to to $105,100 from the previous year's value of $101,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Etowah County 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 Etowah County PUMA, AL the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

< $800

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

71.9%

2017 Homeownership

71%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 71.9% of the housing units in Etowah County PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Etowah County PUMA, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Etowah County PUMA, AL have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Etowah County PUMA, AL have a similar commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Etowah County PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Etowah County PUMA, AL was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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