Barbour County AL Information


Barbour County Subdivisions

Barbour County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 27,681
Population in Households 24,279
Population in Familes 20,115
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,402
Population Density1 31
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 9,628
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 6,530
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,289 (53.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,339 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,178 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $101,384
Average Home Value $144,959


Median Household Income $34,356
Average Household Income $45,754
Per Capita Income $17,977
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.13% -0.12%
Households -0.32% -0.24%
Families -0.46% -0.33%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.


Barbour County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Barbour County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 39 43rd
Population Density1 # 46 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 2 99th
Median Household Income # 49 28th
Per Capita Income # 57 16th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.