Winston County AL Information


Winston County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,318
Daytime Population: Workers 8,319
Daytime Population: Residents 15,279
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,598
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 24,017
Population in Familes 19,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 301
Population Density2 40
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $35,429
Average Household Income $48,844
Per Capita Income $20,604


Total Housing Units 13,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,562 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,593 (18.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,688 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $94,926
Average Home Value $153,237


Total Households 10,155
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 6,963
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 -0.09% -0.29%
Households -0.01% -0.24%
Families -0.22% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.64%


Winston County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Winston 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 # 43 37th
Population Density # 40 42nd
Diversity Index # 67 1st
Median Household Income # 49 28th
Per Capita Income # 36 48th

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