Hale County AL Information


Hale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 15,400
Population in Households 15,128
Population in Familes 12,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 272
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 6,259
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 4,192
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,692 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,714 (61.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,545 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,433 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $87,343
Average Home Value $130,134


Median Household Income $31,771
Average Household Income $44,894
Per Capita Income $18,580
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.36%
Households -0.04% -0.19%
Families -0.2% -0.29%
Median Household Income   -0.93%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.


Hale County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hale 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 # 54 21st
Population Density1 # 51 25th
Diversity Index2 # 19 73rd
Median Household Income # 55 19th
Per Capita Income # 53 22nd

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