Blount County AL Information


Blount County Subdivisions

Blount County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 57,596
Daytime Population: Workers 10,136
Daytime Population: Residents 34,396
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,532
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 57,107
Population in Familes 49,549
Population in Group Qrtrs 489
Population Density2 89
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $49,445
Average Household Income $60,259
Per Capita Income $22,868


Total Housing Units 24,245 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,007 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,697 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,541 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $133,867
Average Home Value $158,348


Total Households 21,704
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 16,067
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% -0.12%
Households 0.08% -0.11%
Families -0.09% -0.22%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   3.02%


Blount County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blount County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 23 67th
Population Density # 25 64th
Diversity Index # 56 18th
Median Household Income # 9 88th
Per Capita Income # 20 72nd

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