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   People QuickFactsHouston CountyAlabama
Population definition and source info Population, 2013 estimate 103,6684,833,722
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base 101,5474,779,758
Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1 definition and source info Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 2.1%1.1%
Population definition and source info Population, 2010 101,5474,779,736
Persons under 5 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013 6.4%6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent definition and source info Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013 24.0%23.0%
Persons 65 years and over, percent definition and source info Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013 15.6%14.9%
Female persons, percent definition and source info Female persons, percent, 2013 52.0%51.5%
 
White alone, percent definition and source info White alone, percent, 2013 (a) 70.4%69.8%
Black or African American alone, percent definition and source info Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a) 26.4%26.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent definition and source info American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.5%0.7%
Asian alone, percent definition and source info Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.9%1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a) 0.1%0.1%
Two or More Races, percent definition and source info Two or More Races, percent, 2013 1.8%1.5%
Hispanic or Latino, percent definition and source info Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b) 3.3%4.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent definition and source info White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 67.7%66.4%
 
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent definition and source info Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012 86.2%84.9%
Foreign born persons, percent definition and source info Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012 2.3%3.5%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+ definition and source info Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012 4.3%5.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+ definition and source info High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 83.3%82.6%
Bachelor Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012 19.3%22.3%
Veterans definition and source info Veterans, 2008-2012 9,431398,343
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+ definition and source info Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012 20.424.1
 
Housing units definition and source info Housing units, 2013 45,9582,189,938
Homeownership rate definition and source info Homeownership rate, 2008-2012 65.7%70.2%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent definition and source info Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012 14.4%15.8%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units definition and source info Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012 $122,000$122,300
Households definition and source info Households, 2008-2012 38,7321,837,576
Persons per household definition and source info Persons per household, 2008-2012 2.592.54
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars) definition and source info Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012 $23,375$23,587
Median household income definition and source info Median household income, 2008-2012 $41,828$43,160
Persons below poverty level, percent definition and source info Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012 17.7%18.1%
   Business QuickFactsHouston CountyAlabama
Private nonfarm establishments definition and source info Private nonfarm establishments, 2012 2,73397,9381
Private nonfarm employment definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, 2012 42,9351,585,7611
Private nonfarm employment, percent change definition and source info Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012 -1.2%0.8%1
Nonemployer establishments definition and source info Nonemployer establishments, 2012 6,914315,382
 
Total number of firms definition and source info Total number of firms, 2007 10,151382,350
Black-owned firms, percent definition and source info Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 12.1%14.8%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent definition and source info American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007 S0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent definition and source info Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 1.4%1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent definition and source info Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007 F0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent definition and source info Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 1.3%1.2%
Women-owned firms, percent definition and source info Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 25.5%28.1%
 
Manufacturers shipments definition and source info Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 1,310,677112,858,843
Merchant wholesaler sales definition and source info Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) D52,252,752
Retail sales definition and source info Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,909,61557,344,851
Retail sales per capita definition and source info Retail sales per capita, 2007 $19,608$12,364
Accommodation and food services sales definition and source info Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000) 177,2246,426,342
Building permits definition and source info Building permits, 2012 52513,506
   Geography QuickFactsHouston CountyAlabama
Land area in square miles definition and source info Land area in square miles, 2010 579.8250,645.33
Persons per square mile definition and source info Persons per square mile, 2010 175.194.4
Persons per square mile definition and source info FIPS Code 06901
Persons per square mile definition and source info Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area Dothan, AL Metro Area 

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

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(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
F: Fewer than 25 firms
FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
X: Not applicable
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits
Last Revised: Tuesday, 08-Jul-2014 06:42:35 EDT