Dale County AL Information


Dale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 50,213
Population in Households 49,296
Population in Familes 40,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 917
Population Density1 90
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 20,001
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 13,544
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,047 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,954 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,946 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $109,488
Average Home Value $136,969


Median Household Income $41,799
Average Household Income $54,906
Per Capita Income $22,198
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.01% -0.11%
Households -0.05% -0.14%
Families -0.21% -0.24%
Median Household Income   2.44%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


Dale County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dale 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 # 28 60th
Population Density1 # 25 64th
Diversity Index2 # 27 61st
Median Household Income # 16 78th
Per Capita Income # 18 75th

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