Greene County, AL

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2022 Population
7,706
1.85% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.1
6.59% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
32.9%
17.3% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$32,796
13.8% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$88,800
10.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Greene County, AL had a population of 7.71k people with a median age of 41.1 and a median household income of $32,796. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Greene County, AL declined from 7,851 to 7,706, a −1.85% decrease and its median household income grew from $28,826 to $32,796, a 13.8% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (81.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (17.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (0.636%), White (Hispanic) (0.156%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.156%).

None of the households in Greene 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.

100% of the residents in Greene County, AL are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Greene County, AL was $88,800, and the homeownership rate was 73.5%.

Most people in Greene County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Greene County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Greene County, AL is home to a population of 7.71k people, from which 100% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.34% of Greene County, AL residents were born outside of the country (103 people).

In 2022, there were 4.77 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.31k people) in Greene County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k White (Non-Hispanic) and 49 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

100%
2022 Citizenship
99.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 100% of Greene County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Greene County, AL was 99.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Greene County, AL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    6.31k ± 90
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.32k ± 18
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    49 ± 78.1
0.311%
Hispanic Population
24 people

In 2022, there were 4.77 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (6.31k people) in Greene County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 1.32k White (Non-Hispanic) and 49 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

0.311% of the people in Greene County, AL are hispanic (24 people).

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

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Foreign-Born Population

1.34%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
103 people
0.713%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
56 people

As of 2022, 1.34% of Greene County, AL residents (103 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 Greene County, AL was 0.713%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    160 ± 79
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    146 ± 170
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    39 ± 41

Greene County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Greene County, AL employs 2.36k people. The largest industries in Greene County, AL are Manufacturing (523 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (264 people), and Educational Services (257 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($175,208), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($100,139), and Information ($63,267).

Occupations

2.36k
2022 Value
± 429
6.75%
1 Year growth
± 26.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greene County, AL grew at a rate of 6.75%, from 2.21k employees to 2.36k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greene County, AL, are Production Occupations (310 people), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (232 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (205 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greene County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.36k
2022 Value
± 429
6.75%
1 Year growth
± 26.3%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Greene County, AL grew at a rate of 6.75%, from 2.21k employees to 2.36k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greene County, AL, are Manufacturing (523 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (264 people), and Educational Services (257 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greene County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Greene 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

$32,931
Median earning men ± $4,637
$26,658
Median earning women ± $3,346

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation, & Accommodations & Food Services ($100,648), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($97,321), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($66,429).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($63,267), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($53,882), and Retail Trade ($38,750).

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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. 40
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 32
    Retail Trade
  3. 32
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Greene County, AL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 81.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (18.3%), followed by Other (0.335%).

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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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 Greene County, AL was $88,800 in 2022, which is 0.315 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $80,300 to $88,800, a 10.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Greene County, AL is 73.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Greene County, AL have an average commute time of 30.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Greene County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$88,800
Median Property Value 2022
±$18,882
$2,112
Median Property Taxes
±$323

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

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

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Rent vs Own

73.5%
Homeownership
2022
76.6%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 73.5% of the housing units in Greene County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 69.3%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 602
  2. Census Tract 600

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

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Household Income

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$32,796
Median Household Income
± $4,030
2.87k
Number of Households
± 382

In 2022, the median household income of the 2.87k households in Greene County, AL grew to $32,796 from the previous year's value of $28,826.

The following chart displays the households in Greene 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 Greene 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 (76.2%)
  2. Carpooled (18%)
  3. Worked At Home (3.32%)

In 2022, 76.2% of workers in Greene County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (18%) and those who worked at home (3.32%).

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

30.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greene County, AL have a longer commute time (30.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.24% of the workforce in Greene 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 Greene County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greene County, AL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

32.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greene County, AL (2.5k out of 7.61k 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 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Greene 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

86.1% of the population of Greene County, AL has health coverage, with 20.4% on employee plans, 25.6% on Medicaid, 20.3% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 3.26% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.3% under 18 years, 19.8% between 18 and 34 years, 34.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 23.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.5% were men and 51.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.9%
Uninsured
20.4%
Employer Coverage
25.6%
Medicaid
20.3%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
3.26%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Greene County, AL declined by 22.7% from 18% to 13.9%.

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Health Outcomes

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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 47% in Greene County, AL.

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