Wilcox County, AL

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2022 Population
10,441
2.29% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
0.735% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
26.8%
2.37% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$38,208
5.01% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$83,200
14.3% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Wilcox County, AL had a population of 10.4k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $38,208. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Wilcox County, AL declined from 10,686 to 10,441, a −2.29% decrease and its median household income grew from $36,385 to $38,208, a 5.01% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Wilcox County, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (70.2%), White (Non-Hispanic) (27.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.11%), White (Hispanic) (0.153%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.067%).

None of the households in Wilcox 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.

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

In 2022, the median property value in Wilcox County, AL was $83,200, and the homeownership rate was 79.5%.

Most people in Wilcox County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Wilcox County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Wilcox County, AL is home to a population of 10.4k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2022, 0.517% of Wilcox County, AL residents were born outside of the country (54 people).

In 2022, there were 2.56 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.33k people) in Wilcox County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.86k White (Non-Hispanic) and 220 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2022 Citizenship
99.8%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 99.7% of Wilcox County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Wilcox County, AL was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Wilcox County, AL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    7.33k ± 263
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.86k ± 20
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    220 ± 258
0.211%
Hispanic Population
22 people

In 2022, there were 2.56 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (7.33k people) in Wilcox County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.86k White (Non-Hispanic) and 220 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.211% of the people in Wilcox County, AL are hispanic (22 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

0.517%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
54 people
0.337%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
36 people

As of 2022, 0.517% of Wilcox County, AL residents (54 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 Wilcox County, AL was 0.337%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    112 ± 65
  2. Korea
    91 ± 61
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    76 ± 50

Wilcox County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.23 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Wilcox County, AL employs 3.35k people. The largest industries in Wilcox County, AL are Manufacturing (640 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (517 people), and Retail Trade (385 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($80,000), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($73,375), and Manufacturing ($48,008).

Occupations

3.35k
2022 Value
± 405
7.01%
1 Year growth
± 15.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wilcox County, AL grew at a rate of 7.01%, from 3.13k employees to 3.35k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Wilcox County, AL, are Production Occupations (440 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (414 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (314 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Wilcox County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

3.35k
2022 Value
± 405
7.01%
1 Year growth
± 15.8%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Wilcox County, AL grew at a rate of 7.01%, from 3.13k employees to 3.35k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Wilcox County, AL, are Manufacturing (640 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (517 people), and Retail Trade (385 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Wilcox County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Wilcox 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

$38,537
Median earning men ± $4,762
$29,044
Median earning women ± $9,850

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($49,375), Manufacturing ($49,364), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($41,641).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,571), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($37,212), and Manufacturing ($33,857).

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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. 52
    Retail Trade
  2. 43
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 35
    Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting, and Mining

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Wilcox County, AL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 68.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (31.1%), followed by Other (0.373%).

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

Awarded Degrees over Time

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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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Race

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 Wilcox County, AL was $83,200 in 2022, which is 0.295 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $72,800 to $83,200, a 14.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Wilcox County, AL is 79.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Wilcox County, AL have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Wilcox County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Wilcox County, AL is $38,208. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Wilcox County, AL was Census Tract 351 with a value of $45,583, followed by Census Tract 352 and Census Tract 347, with respective values of $40,357 and $21,042.

Property

$83,200
Median Property Value 2022
±$13,304
$2,844
Median Property Taxes
±$297

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

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

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Rent vs Own

79.5%
Homeownership
2022
60.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 79.5% of the housing units in Wilcox County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.4%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 351
  2. Census Tract 352
  3. Census Tract 347

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Wilcox County, AL was Census Tract 351 with a value of $45,583, followed by Census Tract 352 and Census Tract 347, with respective values of $40,357 and $21,042.

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

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Household Income

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$38,208
Median Household Income
± $3,720
3.58k
Number of Households
± 350

In 2022, the median household income of the 3.58k households in Wilcox County, AL grew to $38,208 from the previous year's value of $36,385.

The following chart displays the households in Wilcox 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 < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Wilcox 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 (85.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.75%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.09%)

In 2022, 85.2% of workers in Wilcox County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.75%) and those who worked at home (3.09%).

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

27.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Wilcox County, AL have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 5.36% of the workforce in Wilcox 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 Wilcox County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Wilcox County, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

26.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Wilcox County, AL (2.74k out of 10.2k 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 6 - 11, followed by Males 6 - 11 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Wilcox County, AL is Black, followed by White 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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Health

90.6% of the population of Wilcox County, AL has health coverage, with 28.5% on employee plans, 34.8% on Medicaid, 16.3% on Medicare, 10.3% on non-group plans, and 0.635% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Wilcox County, AL see 3458 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.37% decrease from the previous year (3542 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 10206 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 10206 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

3,458 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Wilcox County, AL

Primary care physicians in Wilcox County, AL see an average of 3,458 patients per year. This represents a 2.37% decrease from the previous year (3,542 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Wilcox 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 26.1% under 18 years, 17.8% between 18 and 34 years, 35.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 20.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.7% were men and 53.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.43%
Uninsured
28.5%
Employer Coverage
34.8%
Medicaid
16.3%
Medicare
10.3%
Non-Group
0.635%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Wilcox County, AL declined by 8.81% from 10.3% to 9.43%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Wilcox County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 45.4% in Wilcox County, AL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 11.6% in Wilcox County, AL.

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