Colbert County AL Information


Colbert County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 55,525
Population in Households 55,051
Population in Familes 45,462
Population in Group Qrtrs 474
Population Density1 94
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 23,315
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 15,659
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,626 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,631 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,684 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,311 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $105,002
Average Home Value $149,499


Median Household Income $39,322
Average Household Income $53,298
Per Capita Income $22,541
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.22%
Households 0.38% 0.26%
Families 0.22% 0.17%
Median Household Income   0.44%
Per Capita Income   1.5%
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.


Colbert County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colbert 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 # 25 64th
Population Density1 # 22 69th
Diversity Index2 # 49 28th
Median Household Income # 24 66th
Per Capita Income # 17 76th

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