Wilcox County AL Information


Wilcox County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 11,787
Population in Households 11,679
Population in Familes 9,901
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 4,540
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 3,120
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,583 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 957 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,181 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $66,480
Average Home Value $96,190


Median Household Income $24,604
Average Household Income $37,540
Per Capita Income $14,613
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.21%
Households 0.2% -0.19%
Families 0.05% -0.28%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.


Wilcox County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilcox 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 # 62 9th
Population Density1 # 67 1st
Diversity Index2 # 39 43rd
Median Household Income # 67 1st
Per Capita Income # 67 1st

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