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Morgan County, AL&

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0.19% decline
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Median Household Income
2.47% growth
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Number of Employees
1.66% decline
Median Property Value
1.13% growth


The economy of Morgan County, AL employs 50,615 people. The economy of Morgan County, AL is specialized in Manufacturing; Utilities; and Construction, which employ respectively 1.94; 1.62; and 1.45 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Morgan County, AL are Manufacturing (10,150), Retail trade (7,017), and Healthcare & Social Assistance (5,970), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($65,430), Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($50,438), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($49,654).

Median household income in Morgan County, AL is $46,883. Males in Morgan County, AL have an average income that is 1.3 times higher than the average income of females, which is $39,541. The income inequality of Morgan County, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Morgan County, AL. In Morgan County, AL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 45-54, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 54 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $9,990. Macon County, AL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Alabama.


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Morgan County, AL is home to a population of 119,555 people, from which 96.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Morgan County, AL is composed of 91,602 White residents (76.6%), 14,410 Black residents (12.1%), 9,339 Hispanic residents (7.81%), 2,644 Two+ residents (2.21%), and 802 Asian residents (0.67%). The most common foreign languages in Morgan County, AL are Spanish (7,484 speakers), German (133 speakers), and Hindi (129 speakers), but compared to other places, Morgan County, AL has a relative high number of Other Native North American (44 speakers), Hindi (129 speakers), and Spanish (7,484 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Alabama awarded 69,329 degrees. The student population of Alabama is skewed towards females, with 29,794 male students and 39,535 female students. Most students in Alabama are White (43,765 and 63.1%), followed by Black or African American (16,441 and 23.7%), Unknown (2,886 and 4.16%), and Hispanic or Latino (1,841 and 2.66%). The largest universities in Alabama by number of graduates are The University of Alabama (8,438 and 12.2%), Columbia Southern University (7,532 and 10.9%), and Auburn University (6,419 and 9.3%). The most popular majors in Alabama are General Business Administration & Management (3,370 and 4.86%), Registered Nursing (2,187 and 3.15%), and General Psychology (1,429 and 2.06%). The median tuition costs in Alabama are $18,560 for private four year colleges, and $8,880 and $18,368 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 Morgan County, AL is $124,900, which is 0.61 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $123,500 to $124,900, a 1.13% increase. The homeownership rate of Morgan County, AL is 70.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Morgan County, AL have an average commute time of 23.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Morgan County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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