Dale County AL Information


Dale County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 50,346
Daytime Population: Workers 26,200
Daytime Population: Residents 29,046
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 55,246
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.10
Population in Households 49,429
Population in Familes 40,578
Population in Group Qrtrs 917
Population Density2 90
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $42,918
Average Household Income $56,289
Per Capita Income $22,794


Total Housing Units 22,857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,859 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,236 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,762 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $116,392
Average Home Value $146,188


Total Households 20,095
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 13,530
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 0.03% -0.03%
Households 0.02% -0.04%
Families -0.19% -0.17%
Median Household Income   0.4%
Per Capita Income   1.28%


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, 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 # 28 60th
Population Density # 24 66th
Diversity Index # 24 64th
Median Household Income # 22 69th
Per Capita Income # 21 70th

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