Marshall County, AL

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2022 Population
97,923
0.766% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.8
0.513% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
16.6%
6.09% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$58,272
10.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$165,600
12.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
41,389
2.46% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Marshall County, AL had a population of 97.9k people with a median age of 38.8 and a median household income of $58,272. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Marshall County, AL grew from 97,179 to 97,923, a 0.766% increase and its median household income grew from $52,938 to $58,272, a 10.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Marshall County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (79.1%), White (Hispanic) (6.68%), Other (Hispanic) (4.1%), Two+ (Hispanic) (3.44%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.73%).

None of the households in Marshall County, 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.

94.9% of the residents in Marshall County, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Marshall County, AL are Snead State Community College (640 degrees awarded in 2022) and New Beginning College of Cosmetology (44 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Marshall County, AL was $165,600, and the homeownership rate was 75.4%.

Most people in Marshall County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Marshall County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Marshall County, AL is home to a population of 97.9k people, from which 94.9% are citizens. As of 2022, 7.09% of Marshall County, AL residents were born outside of the country (6.94k people).

In 2022, there were 11.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.5k people) in Marshall County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.54k White (Hispanic) and 4.01k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

94.9%
2022 Citizenship
94.5%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 94.9% of Marshall County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Marshall County, AL was 94.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Marshall County, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    77.5k ± 161
  2. White (Hispanic)
    6.54k ± 959
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    4.01k ± 670
15.1%
Hispanic Population
14.8k people

In 2022, there were 11.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (77.5k people) in Marshall County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 6.54k White (Hispanic) and 4.01k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.1% of the people in Marshall County, AL are hispanic (14.8k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    45,935 ± 5,238 people
  2. Guatemala
    15,043 ± 3,007 people
  3. India
    10,012 ± 2,454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 45,935 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 15,043 and India with 10,012.

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Foreign-Born Population

7.09%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
6.94k people
7.31%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.1k people

As of 2022, 7.09% of Marshall County, AL residents (6.94k 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 Marshall County, AL was 7.31%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,999 ± 320
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,349 ± 261
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    765 ± 239

Marshall County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.48 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Marshall County, AL employs 41.4k people. The largest industries in Marshall County, AL are Manufacturing (8,095 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,205 people), and Retail Trade (4,954 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($85,000), Utilities ($68,701), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($61,375).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,264. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

41.4k
2022 Value
± 1,546
2.46%
1 Year growth
± 5.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marshall County, AL grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 40.4k employees to 41.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Marshall County, AL, are Production Occupations (5,311 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,999 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (3,830 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Marshall County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

41.4k
2022 Value
± 1,546
2.46%
1 Year growth
± 5.33%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Marshall County, AL grew at a rate of 2.46%, from 40.4k employees to 41.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Marshall County, AL, are Manufacturing (8,095 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,205 people), and Retail Trade (4,954 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Marshall County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Marshall County, 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

$45,403
Median earning men ± $2,157
$29,737
Median earning women ± $1,475

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($100,938), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($65,278), and Public Administration ($59,712).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($47,857), Public Administration ($45,069), and Wholesale Trade ($39,750).

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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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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 658
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 549
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 493
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Marshall County, AL went to Donald J. Trump with 83.7% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (15%), followed by Other (1.31%).

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

In 2022, universities in Marshall County, AL awarded 684 degrees. The student population of Marshall County, AL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 928 male students and 1,624 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Marshall County, AL are White (471 and 69.3%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (114 and 16.8%), Black or African American (45 and 6.62%), and Unknown (24 and 3.53%).

The largest universities in Marshall County, AL by number of degrees awarded are Snead State Community College (640 and 93.6%) and New Beginning College of Cosmetology (44 and 6.43%).

The most popular majors in Marshall County, AL are General Studies (421 and 61.5%), General Computer & Information Sciences (61 and 8.92%), and General Cosmetology (44 and 6.43%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 2,552 students enrolled in Marshall County, AL, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,846 records, of which 62.1% were women and 37.9% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 319 degrees awarded
  2. 28 degrees awarded
  3. 14 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Marshall County, AL was General Studies with 319 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 640 degrees awarded
  2. 44 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Snead State Community College with 640 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 285 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Marshall County, AL, which is 0.714 times less than the 399 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 471 degrees mean that there were 4.13 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 114 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($4,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,408) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($2,735) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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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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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 Marshall County, AL was $165,600 in 2022, which is 0.587 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $147,600 to $165,600, a 12.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Marshall County, AL is 75.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Marshall County, AL have an average commute time of 25.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Marshall County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Marshall County, AL is $58,272. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Marshall County, AL was Census Tract 309.02 with a value of $71,985, followed by Census Tract 309.04 and Census Tract 304.02, with respective values of $63,583 and $62,669.

In 2022, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Marshall County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.0441%.

Property

$165,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,321
$27,083
Median Property Taxes
±$1,149

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

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

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Rent vs Own

75.4%
Homeownership
2022
68.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 75.4% of the housing units in Marshall County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 309.02
  2. Census Tract 309.04
  3. Census Tract 304.02

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Marshall County, AL was Census Tract 309.02 with a value of $71,985, followed by Census Tract 309.04 and Census Tract 304.02, with respective values of $63,583 and $62,669.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Marshall County, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,272
Median Household Income
± $2,006
35.9k
Number of Households
± 1,339

In 2022, the median household income of the 35.9k households in Marshall County, AL grew to $58,272 from the previous year's value of $52,938.

The following chart displays the households in Marshall County, 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 Marshall County, 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 (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (9.62%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.71%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Marshall County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.62%) and those who worked at home (5.71%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

25.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Marshall County, AL have a shorter commute time (25.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.7% of the workforce in Marshall County, 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 Marshall County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Marshall County, AL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 13.9% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Marshall County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 0.0441%.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Marshall County, AL (16k out of 96.3k 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 35 - 44, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Marshall County, AL is White, followed by Hispanic 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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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 24.6% of the children was living in poverty in Marshall County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 11%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 286 in Marshall County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator grew 22.6 per 100,000 population.

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Health

88.9% of the population of Marshall County, AL has health coverage, with 42.6% on employee plans, 19% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 1.22% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Marshall County, AL see 1698 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.8% decrease from the previous year (1747 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2771 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 372 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,698 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Marshall County, AL

Primary care physicians in Marshall County, AL see an average of 1,698 patients per year. This represents a 2.8% decrease from the previous year (1,747 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Marshall 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 26.7% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 37.2% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 49% were men and 51% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.1%
Uninsured
42.6%
Employer Coverage
19%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
1.22%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Marshall County, AL declined by 6.68% from 11.9% to 11.1%.

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

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 51.8 in Marshall County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 38% in Marshall County, AL.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.4% in Marshall County, AL.

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