Baldwin County AL Information


Baldwin County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baldwin County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 7 91st
Population Density1 # 17 76th
Diversity Index2 # 51 25th
Median Household Income # 5 94th
Per Capita Income # 3 97th

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Baldwin County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 195,979
Population in Households 193,703
Population in Familes 160,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,276
Population Density1 123
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 79,212
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 55,134
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 112,522 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56,946 (50.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 22,266 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 33,310 (29.6%)
Median Home Value $177,519
Average Home Value $228,880


Median Household Income $52,197
Average Household Income $66,375
Per Capita Income $26,900
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.72% 2.01%
Households 1.88% 2.07%
Families 1.78% 2.01%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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