Hobson City, AL

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2022 Population
978
3.27% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
37.4
10.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
21.1%
6.05% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$46,346
27.9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$96,500
10% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Hobson City, AL had a population of 978 people with a median age of 37.4 and a median household income of $46,346. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Hobson City, AL grew from 947 to 978, a 3.27% increase and its median household income grew from $36,250 to $46,346, a 27.9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Hobson City, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (90.5%), White (Non-Hispanic) (6.75%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.76%), White (Hispanic) (0%), and Black or African American (Hispanic) (0%).

None of the households in Hobson City, 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 Hobson City, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Hobson City, AL was $96,500, and the homeownership rate was 73.3%.

Most people in Hobson City, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Hobson City, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Hobson City, AL is home to a population of 978 people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 0% of Hobson City, AL residents were born outside of the country (0 people).

In 2022, there were 13.4 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (885 people) in Hobson City, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 White (Non-Hispanic) and 27 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
100%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Hobson City, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Hobson City, 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 Hobson City, AL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    885 ± 368
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    66 ± 41
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    27 ± 33.6
0%
Hispanic Population
0 people

In 2022, there were 13.4 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (885 people) in Hobson City, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 66 White (Non-Hispanic) and 27 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0% of the people in Hobson City, AL are hispanic (0 people).

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    23 ± 26
  2. Vietnam
    7 ± 20
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    3 ± 19

Hobson City, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 3.29 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Hobson City, AL employs 453 people. The largest industries in Hobson City, AL are Manufacturing (90 people), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (55 people), and Construction (53 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($61,250), Educational Services ($41,429), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,952).

Occupations

453
2022 Value
± 158
10.8%
1 Year growth
± 46.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hobson City, AL grew at a rate of 10.8%, from 409 employees to 453 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Hobson City, AL, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (62 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (59 people), and Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (58 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Hobson City, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

453
2022 Value
± 158
10.8%
1 Year growth
± 46.6%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Hobson City, AL grew at a rate of 10.8%, from 409 employees to 453 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Hobson City, AL, are Manufacturing (90 people), Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (55 people), and Construction (53 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Hobson City, AL, though some of these residents may live in Hobson City, 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

$25,927
Median earning men ± $4,263
$31,607
Median earning women ± $11,211

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($83,125), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($34,063), and Retail Trade ($33,889).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($40,893), Manufacturing ($34,500), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($20,096).

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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.

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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).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hobson City, AL was $96,500 in 2022, which is 0.342 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $87,700 to $96,500, a 10% increase. The homeownership rate in Hobson City, AL is 73.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Hobson City, AL have an average commute time of 26.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Hobson City, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$96,500
Median Property Value 2022
±$60,285
$239
Median Property Taxes
±$104

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

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

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Rent vs Own

73.3%
Homeownership
2022
71.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.3% of the housing units in Hobson City, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 74.2%.

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Income by Location

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

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Household Income

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$46,346
Median Household Income
± $28,704
326
Number of Households
± 109

In 2022, the median household income of the 326 households in Hobson City, AL grew to $46,346 from the previous year's value of $36,250.

The following chart displays the households in Hobson City, 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 Hobson City, 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 (68%)
  2. Carpooled (18.1%)
  3. Public Transit (4.86%)

In 2022, 68% of workers in Hobson City, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18.1%) and those who used public transit to get to work (4.86%).

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Commute Time

26.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Hobson City, AL have a shorter commute time (26.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.457% of the workforce in Hobson City, 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 Hobson City, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Hobson City, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

21.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Hobson City, AL (205 out of 971 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

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

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

87.2% of the population of Hobson City, AL has health coverage, with 25.7% on employee plans, 35.5% on Medicaid, 6.03% on Medicare, 20% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Calhoun County, AL see 1623 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.71% increase from the previous year (1565 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1474 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 705 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,623 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Calhoun County, AL

Primary care physicians in Calhoun County, AL see an average of 1,623 patients per year. This represents a 3.71% increase from the previous year (1,565 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Calhoun 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 30.2% under 18 years, 17.4% between 18 and 34 years, 44.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 7.67% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.4% were men and 47.6% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.8%
Uninsured
25.7%
Employer Coverage
35.5%
Medicaid
6.03%
Medicare
20%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Hobson City, AL declined by 8.99% from 14% to 12.8%.

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