Headland, AL

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2022 Population
5,027
1.74% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
36.4
7.85% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
8.55%
22.9% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$80,811
11.6% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$167,200
3.21% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Headland, AL had a population of 5.03k people with a median age of 36.4 and a median household income of $80,811. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Headland, AL grew from 4,941 to 5,027, a 1.74% increase and its median household income grew from $72,391 to $80,811, a 11.6% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Headland, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (75%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (20.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.19%), White (Hispanic) (1.69%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.637%).

None of the households in Headland, 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.

100% of the residents in Headland, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Headland, AL was $167,200, and the homeownership rate was 84%.

Most people in Headland, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Headland, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Headland, AL is home to a population of 5.03k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.796% of Headland, AL residents were born outside of the country (40 people).

In 2022, there were 3.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.77k people) in Headland, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 110 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Headland, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Headland, AL was 100%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been maintaining.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Headland, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    3.77k ± 227
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    1.02k ± 205
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    110 ± 84.9
1.93%
Hispanic Population
97 people

In 2022, there were 3.71 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (3.77k people) in Headland, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.02k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 110 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.93% of the people in Headland, AL are hispanic (97 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.796%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
40 people
0.83%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
41 people

As of 2022, 0.796% of Headland, AL residents (40 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Headland, AL was 0.83%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    85 ± 57
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    82 ± 59
  3. Vietnam
    75 ± 65

Headland, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Headland, AL employs 2.66k people. The largest industries in Headland, AL are Health Care & Social Assistance (440 people), Retail Trade (411 people), and Manufacturing (372 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($148,472), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($75,170), and Public Administration ($68,438).

Occupations

2.66k
2022 Value
± 399
15.8%
1 Year growth
± 19.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Headland, AL grew at a rate of 15.8%, from 2.3k employees to 2.66k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Headland, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (379 people), Production Occupations (268 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (248 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Headland, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.66k
2022 Value
± 399
15.8%
1 Year growth
± 19.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Headland, AL grew at a rate of 15.8%, from 2.3k employees to 2.66k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Headland, AL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (440 people), Retail Trade (411 people), and Manufacturing (372 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Headland, AL, though some of these residents may live in Headland, 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

$52,756
Median earning men ± $7,153
$36,511
Median earning women ± $4,957

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($85,208), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($81,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($76,818).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($68,295), Manufacturing ($62,896), and Other Services Except Public Administration ($42,393).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

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

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Civics

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.

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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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% 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 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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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Housing & Living

The median property value in Headland, AL was $167,200 in 2022, which is 0.593 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $162,000 to $167,200, a 3.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Headland, AL is 84%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Headland, AL have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Headland, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$167,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,560
$1,481
Median Property Taxes
±$269

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

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

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Rent vs Own

84%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 84% of the housing units in Headland, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 88.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 304
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$80,811
Median Household Income
± $3,795
1.76k
Number of Households
± 307

In 2022, the median household income of the 1.76k households in Headland, AL grew to $80,811 from the previous year's value of $72,391.

The following chart displays the households in Headland, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Headland, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (94%)
  2. Worked At Home (3.19%)
  3. Carpooled (2.81%)

In 2022, 94% of workers in Headland, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (3.19%) and those who carpooled to work (2.81%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Headland, AL have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Headland, 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 Headland, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Headland, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

8.55% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Headland, AL (408 out of 4.77k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Headland, AL is Black, followed by White and Two Or More.

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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Health

87.1% of the population of Headland, AL has health coverage, with 51.1% on employee plans, 12.2% on Medicaid, 6.9% on Medicare, 14.5% on non-group plans, and 2.42% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Henry County, AL see 3441 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0291% decrease from the previous year (3442 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3445 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4306 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,441 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Henry County, AL

Primary care physicians in Henry County, AL see an average of 3,441 patients per year. This represents a 0.0291% decrease from the previous year (3,442 patients).

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

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 28.5% under 18 years, 20.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 14.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.9% were men and 53.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.9%
Uninsured
51.1%
Employer Coverage
12.2%
Medicaid
6.9%
Medicare
14.5%
Non-Group
2.42%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Headland, AL grew by 11.3% from 11.6% to 12.9%.

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

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