Calhoun County AL Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 118,479
Population in Households 115,670
Population in Familes 93,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,809
Population Density1 196
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 46,512
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 30,750
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 53,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31,244 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,268 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,777 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $106,601
Average Home Value $137,880


Median Household Income $39,447
Average Household Income $53,148
Per Capita Income $21,218
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.14%
Households -0.28% -0.28%
Families -0.44% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.


Calhoun County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 10 87th
Population Density1 # 8 90th
Diversity Index2 # 34 49th
Median Household Income # 23 67th
Per Capita Income # 27 61st

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