Shelby County PUMA, AL

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2021 Population
220,599
2.05% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2021 Median Age
39.7
0.506% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
6.99%
1.86% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$82,532
4.67% 1-year growth
2021 Median Property Value
$235,400
6.76% 1-year growth
2021 Employed Population
104,762
3.03% 1-year growth

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In 2021, Shelby County PUMA, AL had a population of 221k people with a median age of 39.7 and a median household income of $82,532. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Shelby County PUMA, AL grew from 216,175 to 220,599, a 2.05% increase and its median household income grew from $78,851 to $82,532, a 4.67% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Shelby County PUMA, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (76.5%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (12.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.66%), Other (Hispanic) (2.25%), and White (Hispanic) (2.22%).

7.51% of the households in Shelby County PUMA, 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.

97.2% of the residents in Shelby County PUMA, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Shelby County PUMA, AL are University of Montevallo (570 degrees awarded in 2021).

In 2021, the median property value in Shelby County PUMA, AL was $235,400, and the homeownership rate was 80.9%.

Most people in Shelby County PUMA, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 29.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Shelby County PUMA, AL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Shelby County PUMA, AL is home to a population of 221k people, from which 97.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 5.04% of Shelby County PUMA, AL residents were born outside of the country (11.1k people).

In 2021, there were 6.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (169k people) in Shelby County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Shelby County PUMA, AL are Spanish (9,735 households), Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese) (942 households), and Arabic (827 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
113,758
Women
51.6%
106,688
Men
48.4%

The resident population of United States in 2021 was 220,446 inhabitants, with 48.4% men, and 51.6% women.

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Citizenship

97.2%
2021 Citizenship
97.3%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 97.2% of Shelby County PUMA, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Shelby County PUMA, AL was 97.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Shelby County PUMA, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    169k ± 647
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    27.5k ± 640
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    5.88k ± 767
5.81%
Hispanic Population
12.8k people

In 2021, there were 6.14 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (169k people) in Shelby County PUMA, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 27.5k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 5.88k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.81% of the people in Shelby County PUMA, AL are hispanic (12.8k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    3,403 ± 1,421 people
  2. Vietnam
    810 ± 697 people
  3. India
    564 ± 582 people

In 2021, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Shelby County PUMA, AL was Mexico, the natal country of 3,403 Shelby County PUMA, AL residents, followed by Vietnam with 810 and India with 564.

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Foreign-Born Population

5.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
11.1k people
4.99%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
10.8k people

As of 2021, 5.04% of Shelby County PUMA, AL residents (11.1k 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 Shelby County PUMA, AL was 4.99%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Spanish
    9,735 households (4.67%)
  2. Chinese (Incl. Mandarin, Cantonese)
    942 households (0.452%)
  3. Arabic
    827 households (0.397%)

7.51% of the households in Shelby County PUMA, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is lower than the national average of 21.7%. 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.

In 2021, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Shelby County PUMA, AL was Spanish. 4.67% of the households in Shelby County PUMA, AL reported speaking Spanish at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    3,548 ± 360
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,284 ± 408
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    2,276 ± 424

Shelby County PUMA, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.55 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Shelby County PUMA, AL employs 105k people. The largest industries in Shelby County PUMA, AL are Construction (7,193 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,455 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,321 people), and the highest paying industries are Coal mining ($246,049), Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers ($209,611), and Electronic & precision equipment repair and maintenance ($169,492).

Males in Shelby County PUMA, AL have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $62,303. The income inequality in Shelby County PUMA, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.472, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

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RACE/ETHNICITY
47,091
Women
46.3%
54,593
Men
53.7%

The workforce of Shelby County PUMA, AL in 2020 was 101,684 people, with 46.3% woman, and 53.7% men.

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Occupations

105k
2021 Value
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 3.03%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Shelby County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 102k employees to 105k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Shelby County PUMA, AL, are Other managers (3,496 people), Registered nurses (2,793 people), and Retail salespersons (2,507 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Shelby County PUMA, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

105k
2021 Value
3.03%
1 Year growth
± 3.03%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Shelby County PUMA, AL grew at a rate of 3.03%, from 102k employees to 105k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Shelby County PUMA, AL, are Construction (7,193 people), Elementary & secondary schools (6,455 people), and Restaurants & Food Services (6,321 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Shelby County PUMA, AL, though some of these residents may live in Shelby County PUMA, 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

$58,981
Median earning men ± $2,741
$38,903
Median earning women ± $1,335

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,347), Information ($83,194), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,010).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($62,560), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($57,941), and Information ($51,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

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In 2021, universities in Shelby County PUMA, AL awarded 570 degrees. The student population of Shelby County PUMA, AL in 2021 is skewed towards women, with 893 male students and 1,732 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Shelby County PUMA, AL are White (389 and 71.2%), followed by Black or African American (83 and 15.2%), Two or More Races (25 and 4.58%), and Hispanic or Latino (23 and 4.21%).

The largest universities in Shelby County PUMA, AL by number of degrees awarded are University of Montevallo (570 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Shelby County PUMA, AL are Elementary Education & Teaching (61 and 10.7%), Speech-Language Pathology (36 and 6.32%), and Kinesiology & Exercise Science (35 and 6.14%).

The median tuition cost in Shelby County PUMA, AL for a public four year colleges is $12,090 for in-state students and $25,110 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2021 in Shelby County PUMA, AL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 90.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 13.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2021 was 2,625 (34% men and 66% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2021 there were 2,625 students enrolled in Shelby County PUMA, AL, 34% men and 66% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,749 records, of which 67% were women and 33% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 47 degree-majors awarded
  2. 35 degree-majors awarded
  3. 29 degree-majors awarded

In 2021, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Shelby County PUMA, AL was Elementary Education & Teaching with 47 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
570 degrees awarded

In 2021, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Montevallo with 570 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2021, 168 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Shelby County PUMA, AL, which is 0.418 times less than the 402 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2021 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 389 degrees mean that there were 4.69 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 83 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($12,090) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,620) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2021.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,020) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2021, 0.389% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.71% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Shelby County PUMA, AL in 2021 were Bachelors Degree (46.3k), Some college (38k), and High School or Equivalent (36.5k).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Shelby County PUMA, AL was $235,400 in 2021, which is 0.961 times smaller than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $220,500 to $235,400, a 6.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Shelby County PUMA, AL is 80.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Shelby County PUMA, AL have an average commute time of 29.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Shelby County PUMA, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Shelby County PUMA, AL is $82,532. In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Shelby County PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $87,527, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $82,532 and $76,493.

Property

$235,400
Median Property Value 2021
±$4,498
$66,327
Median Property Taxes
±$1,800

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 Shelby County PUMA, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

80.9%
Homeownership
2021
67.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 80.9% of the housing units in Shelby County PUMA, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.4%.

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Income by Location

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In 2021, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Shelby County PUMA, AL was Hoover (North), Vestavia Hills & Homewood Cities PUMA, AL with a value of $87,527, followed by Shelby County PUMA, AL and Huntsville City (Far West & Southwest) PUMA, AL, with respective values of $82,532 and $76,493.

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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.
$82,532
Median Household Income
± $2,838
82k
Number of Households
± 2,164

In 2021, the median household income of the 82k households in Shelby County PUMA, AL grew to $82,532 from the previous year's value of $78,851.

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Wage Distribution

0.472
2021 Wage GINI in Shelby County PUMA, AL
0.469
2020 Wage GINI in Shelby County PUMA, AL

In 2021, the income inequality in Shelby County PUMA, AL was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.479% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Shelby County PUMA, AL was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Shelby County PUMA, AL in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (81.4%)
  2. Worked At Home (10.9%)
  3. Carpooled (6.55%)

In 2021, 81.4% of workers in Shelby County PUMA, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (10.9%) and those who carpooled to work (6.55%).

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Commute Time

29.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Shelby County PUMA, AL have a longer commute time (29.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 2.1% of the workforce in Shelby County PUMA, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

6.99% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Shelby County PUMA, AL (15.2k out of 217k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Shelby County PUMA, AL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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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93.5% of the population of Shelby County PUMA, AL has health coverage, with 58.6% on employee plans, 7.38% on Medicaid, 12.7% on Medicare, 13.5% on non-group plans, and 1.29% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Alabama see 1519 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.978% decrease from the previous year (1534 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2026 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 846 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,519 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alabama

Primary care physicians in Alabama see an average of 1,519 patients per year. This represents a 0.978% decrease from the previous year (1,534 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.9% under 18 years, 18.7% between 18 and 34 years, 40.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 15.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.8% were men and 52.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.49%
Uninsured
58.6%
Employer Coverage
7.38%
Medicaid
12.7%
Medicare
13.5%
Non-Group
1.29%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Shelby County PUMA, AL grew by 5.92% from 6.13% to 6.49%.

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