Sheffield, AL

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2021 Population
9,305
4.26% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
N/A Median Age
384
N/A 1-year N/A
2021 Poverty Rate
25.6%
10% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$36,642
0.359% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$105,000
4.48% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Sheffield, AL had a population of 9.31k people with a median age of 384 and a median household income of $36,642. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Sheffield, AL grew from 8,925 to 9,305, a 4.26% increase and its median household income declined from $36,774 to $36,642, a −0.359% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Sheffield, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (67.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.27%), Other (Hispanic) (0.817%), and Other (Non-Hispanic) (0.752%).

None of the households in Sheffield, 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.

99.7% of the residents in Sheffield, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Sheffield, AL was $105,000, and the homeownership rate was 57.2%.

Most people in Sheffield, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19.5 minutes. The average car ownership in Sheffield, AL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Sheffield, AL is home to a population of 9.31k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2021, 0.87% of Sheffield, AL residents were born outside of the country (81 people).

In 2021, there were 2.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.28k people) in Sheffield, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 211 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2021 Citizenship
99.5%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 99.7% of Sheffield, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Sheffield, AL was 99.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Sheffield, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    6.28k ± 470
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.58k ± 497
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    211 ± 98.3
1.34%
Hispanic Population
125 people

In 2021, there were 2.43 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.28k people) in Sheffield, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 211 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.34% of the people in Sheffield, AL are hispanic (125 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.87%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
81 people
0.908%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
81 people

As of 2021, 0.87% of Sheffield, AL residents (81 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Sheffield, AL was 0.908%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    192 ± 107
  2. Vietnam
    185 ± 76
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    62 ± 43

Sheffield, 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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The economy of Sheffield, AL employs 3.66k people. The largest industries in Sheffield, AL are Manufacturing (569 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (446 people), and Retail Trade (397 people), and the highest paying industries are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($97,750), Utilities ($91,500), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($79,167).

Occupations

3.66k
2021 Value
± 487
5.57%
1 Year growth
± 17.5%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Sheffield, AL grew at a rate of 5.57%, from 3.47k employees to 3.66k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Sheffield, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (423 people), Production Occupations (411 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (394 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Sheffield, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.66k
2021 Value
± 487
5.57%
1 Year growth
± 17.5%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Sheffield, AL grew at a rate of 5.57%, from 3.47k employees to 3.66k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Sheffield, AL, are Manufacturing (569 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (446 people), and Retail Trade (397 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Sheffield, AL, though some of these residents may live in Sheffield, 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

$35,257
Median earning men ± $14,566
$24,236
Median earning women ± $4,176

The industries with the best median earnings for men in N/A are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($664,489), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($448,688), and Public Administration ($395,727).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in N/A are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($321,167), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($287,849), and Public Administration ($279,821).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

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

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $48.2B
  2. $20.5B
  3. $19.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama product (by dollars) was Motorized vehicles with $48.2B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($20.5B) and Mixed freight ($19.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alabama products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$267B
2020 Value in Alabama
$540B
Projected 2050 Value in Alabama
102% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alabama trade was $267B. This is expected to increase 102% to $540B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alabama trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alabama to other states, or from other states to Alabama.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $30.3B
  2. $20.6B
  3. $13B

In 2020, the top outbound Alabama domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $30.3B, followed by Florida with $20.6B and Tennessee and $13B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alabama shares with each state (excluding itself).

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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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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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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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.898% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.82% 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 2021 were High School or Equivalent (1.21M), Some college (906k), and Secondary Education (641k).

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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The median property value in Sheffield, AL was $105,000 in 2021, which is 0.429 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $100,500 to $105,000, a 4.48% increase. The homeownership rate in Sheffield, AL is 57.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Sheffield, AL have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Sheffield, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Sheffield, AL is $36,642. In 2021, the place with the highest median household income in Sheffield, AL was Census Tract 204 with a value of $69,615, followed by Census Tract 207.04 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $63,326 and $46,389.

Property

$105,000
Median Property Value 2021
±$9,935
$2,404
Median Property Taxes
±$337

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

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

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Rent vs Own

57.2%
Homeownership
2021
62.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 57.2% of the housing units in Sheffield, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 204
  2. Census Tract 207.04
  3. Census Tract 202

In 2021, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Sheffield, AL was Census Tract 204 with a value of $69,615, followed by Census Tract 207.04 and Census Tract 202, with respective values of $63,326 and $46,389.

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

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$36,642
Median Household Income
± $4,312
4.2k
Number of Households
± 463

In 2021, the median household income of the 4.2k households in Sheffield, AL declined from $36,642 from the previous year's value of $36,774.

The following chart displays the households in Sheffield, 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 Sheffield, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2021, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0218% growth from 2020 to 2021, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alabama across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (89%)
  2. Carpooled (7.89%)
  3. Walked (1.73%)

In 2021, 89% of workers in Sheffield, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.89%) and those who walked to work (1.73%).

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

19.5 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Sheffield, AL have a shorter commute time (19.5 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.12% of the workforce in Sheffield, 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 Sheffield, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Sheffield, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

25.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Sheffield, AL (2.38k out of 9.29k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Males 45 - 54.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Sheffield, 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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90.9% of the population of Sheffield, AL has health coverage, with 37.9% on employee plans, 23% on Medicaid, 18.5% on Medicare, 9.3% on non-group plans, and 2.22% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Colbert County, AL see 1625 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.83% increase from the previous year (1565 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1911 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2309 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,625 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Colbert County, AL

Primary care physicians in Colbert County, AL see an average of 1,625 patients per year. This represents a 3.83% 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 Colbert County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19% under 18 years, 21.8% between 18 and 34 years, 36.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.1% were men and 52.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.08%
Uninsured
37.9%
Employer Coverage
23%
Medicaid
18.5%
Medicare
9.3%
Non-Group
2.22%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Sheffield, AL grew by 14.2% from 7.95% to 9.08%.

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

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