Blount County AL Information


Blount County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 57,921
Population in Households 57,432
Population in Familes 49,958
Population in Group Qrtrs 489
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 21,906
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 16,299
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,347 (71.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,559 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,427 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $127,255
Average Home Value $151,960


Median Household Income $45,706
Average Household Income $56,998
Per Capita Income $21,717
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.02%
Households 0.24% 0.06%
Families 0.12% -0.01%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.


Blount County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blount 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 # 23 67th
Population Density1 # 24 66th
Diversity Index2 # 56 18th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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