Calera, AL Demographic Data

Calera, AL Summary

Calera is located in Shelby County in Alabama
  • Population: 11,579
  • Area: 24.38 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 24.09 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.29 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 474.99 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 551.51 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Calera, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
6,224
49%
50.8
Male
6,369
51%
49.2
Total Population
12,593
 
321,419,000

Calera, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
1,240
9.8% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
924
7.3% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
889
7.1% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
605
4.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
556
4.4% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
2,916
23.2% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
2,189
17.4% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
1,309
10.4% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
455
3.6% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
379
3.0% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
707
5.6% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
328
2.6% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
96
0.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
9,046
71.8%
77.1
Female
4,524
50.0%
51.4
Male
4,522
50.0%
48.6
21 Years and over
8,862
70.4%
72.9
62 Years and over
1,311
10.4%
18.3
65 Years and over
1,131
9.0%
14.9
Female
618
54.6%
55.9
Male
513
45.4%
44.1
Median Age (years)
32
NR
NR

Calera, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
12,333
97.9% 
96.9
White
8,605
68.3% 
73.1
Black or African American
3,456
27.4% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
30
0.2% 
0.8
Asian
51
0.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
14
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
0
0.0% 
1.3
Filipino
0
0.0% 
0.9
Japanese
0
0.0% 
0.2
Korean
0
0.0% 
0.5
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.5
Other Asian
37
0.3% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
0
0.0% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
0
0.0% 
0.0
Samoan
0
0.0% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.1
Some Other Race
191
1.5% 
4.8
Two or More Races
260
2.1% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
599
4.8% 
17.6
Mexican
297
2.4% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
0
0.0% 
1.7
Cuban
10
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
292
2.3% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
11,994
95.2% 
82.4

Calera, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
131
1.6% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
779
9.3% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
1,871
22.3% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
2,165
25.8% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
367
4.4% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
2,131
25.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
935
11.2% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
910
10.9%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
7,469
89.1%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
3,066
36.6%
30.6

Calera, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
2,162
22.7%
33.5%
Now Married
6,048
63.4%
47.5
Divorced
918
9.6%
11.0%
Separated
69
0.7%
2.1
Widowed
343
3.6
5.8%

Calera, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
10,788
95.0%
78.5%
Languages other than english
565
5.0%
21.5%
Spanish
396
3.5%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
129
1.1%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
0
0.0%
3.5%
Other Languages
40
0.4%
1.0%

Calera, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
100
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
153
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
486
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
451
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
565
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
1,258
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
986
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
590
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
101
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
19
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
62,893
 
55,775
Per capita income
25,437
 
29,979

Calera, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
26
0.4%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
275
4.3%
9.8
Construction
450
7.0%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
1,612
25.2%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
529
8.3%
6.5
Information
286
4.5%
2.1
Manufacturing
612
9.6%
10.3
Other services except public administration
274
4.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
476
7.4%
11.3
Public administration
381
6.0%
4.6
Retail trade
762
11.9%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
418
6.5%
5.1
Wholesale trade
298
4.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
509
8.0%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
2,620
40.9%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
779
12.2%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
1,800
28.1%
23.6%
Service occupations
691
10.8%
18.0%

Calera, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
6,169
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
5,389
87.4%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
572
9.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
58
0.9%
5.2
Walked
4
0.1%
2.8
Other means
14
0.2%
1.8
Worked at home
132
2.1%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.0
 
26.0

Calera, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
185
3.9%
8.9
1 vehicles
1,181
25.1%
33.5
2 vehicles
2,373
50.4%
37.2
3 or more
970
20.6%
20.3

Calera, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
4,709
91.3%
87.7
Owner Occupied
3,763
79.9%
63.0
Renter Occupied
946
20.1%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
446
8.7%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
14
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
3.0
NR
3.0

Calera, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,155
1 room
0
0.0%
2.3
2 rooms
13
0.3%
2.5
3 rooms
150
2.9%
9.0
4 rooms
580
11.3%
16.6
5 rooms
1,747
33.9%
20.0
6 rooms
1,396
27.1%
17.9
7 rooms
692
13.4%
12.1
8 rooms
339
6.6%
8.5
9 rooms or more
238
4.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Calera, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
5,155
 
 
1-unit, detached
4,517
87.6%
61.4
1-unit, attached
190
3.7%
5.8
2-units
88
1.7%
3.7
3 or 4 units
12
0.2%
4.5
5 to 9 units
42
0.8%
4.8
10 to 19 units
104
2.0%
4.6
20 or more units
55
1.1%
8.8
Mobile home
147
2.9%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Calera, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
100
1.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
99
1.9%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
179
3.5%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
141
2.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
209
4.1%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
183
3.5%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
382
7.4%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
3,409
66.1%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
436
8.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
17
0.3%
0.5%

Calera, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
935
19.9%
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
109
2.3%
4.7
Electricity
3,595
76.3%
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
0
0.0%
5.1
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
10
0.2%
2.0
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
60
1.3%
1.2

Calera, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
3,190
 
47140700.0
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
6.8%
$3,000 or more
20
0.6%
9.9%
Less than $500
58
1.8%
1.5%
$2,000 to $2,499
78
2.4%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
444
13.9%
20.3%
$500 to $999
821
25.7%
20.5%
$1,000 to 1,499
1,769
55.5%
29.2%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
1,408
44.5%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
626
19.8%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
254
8.0%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
197
6.2%
7.3%
35.0% or more
676
21.4%
22.3%
Not Computed
29
NR
NR

Calera, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
843 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.7%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
0
0.0%
11.0%
$2,000 to $2,499
28
3.3%
4.1%
Less than $500
132
15.7%
11.0%
$500 to $999
202
24.0%
42.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
481
57.1%
27.9%
No Cash Rent
103
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
1,053
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
156
18.5%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
166
19.7%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
199
23.6%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
95
11.3%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
77
9.1%
9.2%
35.0% or more
150
17.8%
41.4%
Not Computed
103
NR
NR

Calera, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
3,763
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
165
4.4%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
359
9.5%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
1,824
48.5%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
903
24.0%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
405
10.8%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
70
1.9%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
25
0.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
12
0.3%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
138,100
 
194,500
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