Dallas County AL Information


Dallas County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 42,538
Population in Households 41,682
Population in Familes 34,572
Population in Group Qrtrs 856
Population Density1 44
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 16,525
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 10,971
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,031 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,494 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,604 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $81,094
Average Home Value $110,183


Median Household Income $28,012
Average Household Income $43,754
Per Capita Income $17,412
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.47% -0.58%
Households -0.51% -0.59%
Families -0.67% -0.69%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.


Dallas County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Dallas 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 # 30 57th
Population Density1 # 37 46th
Diversity Index2 # 35 51st
Median Household Income # 61 10th
Per Capita Income # 62 9th

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