Pickens County AL Information


Pickens County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 20,730
Population in Households 18,885
Population in Familes 15,609
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,845
Population Density1 24
Diversity Index2 55


Median Household Income $35,289
Average Household Income $49,855
Per Capita Income $20,424


Total Housing Units 9,483 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,802 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,991 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,690 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $92,419
Average Home Value $114,508


Total Households 7,793
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 5,161
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.59% -0.52%
Households -0.34% -0.57%
Families -0.57% -0.71%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   3.0%


Pickens County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pickens 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 # 47 31st
Population Density # 52 25th
Diversity Index # 9 88th
Median Household Income # 49 28th
Per Capita Income # 48 30th

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