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0.66% growth
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Median Household Income
1.18% growth
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Number of Employees
0.89% growth
Median Property Value
1.48% growth

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The economy of Hoover, AL employs 43,239 people. The economy of Hoover, AL is specialized in Utilities; Finance & Insurance; and Management of Companies & Enterprises, which employ respectively 3.02; 2.17; and 1.64 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Hoover, AL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,826), Educational Services (5,106), and Retail trade (4,814), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($90,417), Utilities ($84,419), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($68,841).

Median household income in Hoover, AL is $78,056. Males in Hoover, AL have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,097. The income inequality of Hoover, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Hoover, AL. In Jefferson County, AL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 107 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,495. Macon County, AL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Alabama.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Hoover, AL is from the county of Jefferson County, AL.

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Hoover, AL is home to a population of 84,100 people, from which 94.9% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Hoover, AL is composed of 59,017 White residents (70.2%), 14,408 Black residents (17.1%), 4,996 Hispanic residents (5.94%), 4,240 Asian residents (5.04%), and 1,195 Two+ residents (1.42%). The most common foreign languages in Hoover, AL are Spanish (4,331 speakers), Other Asian (721 speakers), and Hindi (528 speakers), but compared to other places, Hoover, AL has a relative high number of Hindi (528 speakers), Other Asian (721 speakers), and Urdu (237 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Hoover, AL awarded 141 degrees. The student population of Hoover, AL is skewed towards females, with 16 male students and 125 female students. Most students in Hoover, AL are White (73 and 51.8%), followed by Black or African American (45 and 31.9%), Unknown (15 and 10.6%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 2.84%). The largest universities in Hoover, AL by number of graduates are Paul Mitchell the School-Birmingham (87 and 61.7%), University of Phoenix-Birmingham Campus (54 and 38.3%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Hoover, AL are General Cosmetology (86 and 61%), Aesthetician & Skin Care Specialist (0 and N/A), and Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and N/A). The median tuition costs in Hoover, 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.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Hoover, AL is $268,100, which is 1.31 times larger than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $264,200 to $268,100, a 1.48% increase. The homeownership rate of Hoover, AL is 68.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Hoover, AL have an average commute time of 22.3 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Hoover, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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