Jefferson County AL Information


Jefferson County Subdivisions

Jefferson County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 677,255
Population in Households 660,912
Population in Familes 526,478
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,343
Population Density2 609
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $50,794
Average Household Income $74,117
Per Capita Income $30,103


Total Housing Units 311,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 168,661 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 102,906 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 40,330 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $159,567
Average Home Value $221,063


Total Households 271,567
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 171,798
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 0.34% 0.34%
Households 0.36% 0.36%
Families 0.11% 0.2%
Median Household Income   1.99%
Per Capita Income   2.13%


Jefferson County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jefferson County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 8 90th
Per Capita Income # 4 96th

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