Huntsville, AL Demographic Data

Huntsville, AL Summary

Huntsville is located in Madison County in Alabama
  • Population: 183,076
  • Area: 210.40 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 209.05 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 1.34 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 870.15 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 767.06 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Huntsville, AL Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
97,350
52%
50.8
Male
91,764
49%
49.2
Total Population
189,114
 
321,419,000

Huntsville, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
11,463
6.1% 
6.2
5 to 9 Years
11,054
5.8% 
6.4
10 to 14 Years
10,268
5.4% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
9,875
5.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
15,121
8.0% 
7.0
25 to 34 Years
29,565
15.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
22,460
11.9% 
12.7
45 to 54 Years
24,413
12.9% 
13.4
55 to 59 Years
13,282
7.0% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
11,733
6.2% 
6.0
65 to 74 Years
15,854
8.4% 
8.6
75 to 84 Years
10,705
5.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,321
1.8% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
150,687
79.7%
77.1
Female
77,829
51.6%
51.4
Male
72,858
48.4%
48.6
21 Years and over
144,083
76.2%
72.9
62 Years and over
35,971
19.0%
18.3
65 Years and over
29,880
15.8%
14.9
Female
17,000
56.9%
55.9
Male
12,880
43.1%
44.1
Median Age (years)
38
NR
NR

Huntsville, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
184,089
97.3% 
96.9
White
117,924
62.4% 
73.1
Black or African American
59,235
31.3% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
259
0.1% 
0.8
Asian
4,785
2.5% 
5.4
Asian Indian
NR
NR 
1.2
Chinese
NR
NR 
1.3
Filipino
NR
NR 
0.9
Japanese
NR
NR 
0.2
Korean
NR
NR 
0.5
Vietnamese
NR
NR 
0.5
Other Asian
NR
NR 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
47
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
NR
NR 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
NR
NR 
0.0
Samoan
NR
NR 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
NR
NR 
0.1
Some Other Race
1,839
1.0% 
4.8
Two or More Races
5,025
2.7% 
3.1
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
10,887
5.8% 
17.6
Mexican
7,214
3.8% 
11.1
Puerto Rican
1,226
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
276
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,171
1.1% 
4.1
Not Hispanic or Latino
178,227
94.2% 
82.4

Huntsville, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,735
2.1% 
5.5
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
8,507
6.5% 
7.3
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
28,165
21.4% 
27.6
Some college, no degree
25,657
19.5% 
20.7
Associate's Degree
10,761
8.2% 
8.2
Bachelor's Degree
33,328
25.4% 
19.0
Graduate or professional degree
22,180
16.9% 
11.6
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
11,242
8.6%
12.8
High School Graduate or Higher
120,091
91.4%
87.1
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
55,508
42.3%
30.6

Huntsville, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
56,697
36.3%
33.5%
Now Married
67,347
43.1%
47.5
Divorced
19,672
12.6%
11.0%
Separated
3,058
2.0%
2.1
Widowed
9,555
6.1
5.8%

Huntsville, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
163,767
92.2%
78.5%
Languages other than english
13,884
7.8%
21.5%
Spanish
8,147
4.6%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
2,762
1.6%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
2,126
1.2%
3.5%
Other Languages
849
0.5%
1.0%

Huntsville, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,807
0.0%
0.0
$10,000 to $14,999
6,361
0.0%
0.0
$15,000 to $24,999
10,084
0.0%
0.0
$25,000 to $34,999
9,379
0.0%
0.0
$35,000 to $49,999
10,607
0.0%
0.0
$50,000 to $74,999
13,079
0.0%
0.0
$75,000 to $99,999
7,891
0.0%
0.0
$100,000 to $149,000
10,217
0.0%
0.0
$150,000 to $199,999
4,831
0.0%
0.0
$200,000 or more
3,888
0.0%
0.0
Median household income
46,769
 
55,775
Per capita income
32,146
 
29,979

Huntsville, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
407
0.5%
1.9
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
8,872
10.1%
9.8
Construction
3,336
3.8%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
22,000
25.1%
22.9
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
3,373
3.8%
6.5
Information
2,069
2.4%
2.1
Manufacturing
8,784
10.0%
10.3
Other services except public administration
3,934
4.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
14,698
16.7%
11.3
Public administration
6,135
7.0%
4.6
Retail trade
10,982
12.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,680
1.9%
5.1
Wholesale trade
1,536
1.7%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,859
5.5%
9.0%
Management, professional, and related occupations
39,954
45.5%
37.1%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
7,825
8.9%
12.3%
Sales and office occupations
20,361
23.2%
23.6%
Service occupations
14,807
16.9%
18.0%

Huntsville, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
86,420
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
75,972
87.9%
76.6
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,238
7.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
317
0.4%
5.2
Walked
742
0.9%
2.8
Other means
810
0.9%
1.8
Worked at home
2,341
2.7%
4.6
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.0

Huntsville, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
5,490
6.6%
8.9
1 vehicles
33,573
40.4%
33.5
2 vehicles
30,636
36.8%
37.2
3 or more
13,445
16.2%
20.3

Huntsville, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
83,144
88.1%
87.7
Owner Occupied
48,037
57.8%
63.0
Renter Occupied
35,107
42.2%
37.0
Vacant Housing Units
11,250
11.9%
12.3
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
NR
NR
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
NR
NR
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.0
NR
3.0

Huntsville, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
94,394
1 room
2,150
2.3%
2.3
2 rooms
2,845
3.0%
2.5
3 rooms
10,138
10.7%
9.0
4 rooms
11,597
12.3%
16.6
5 rooms
17,057
18.1%
20.0
6 rooms
15,738
16.7%
17.9
7 rooms
11,227
11.9%
12.1
8 rooms
10,372
11.0%
8.5
9 rooms or more
13,270
14.1%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 

Huntsville, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
94,394
 
 
1-unit, detached
60,261
63.8%
61.4
1-unit, attached
1,509
1.6%
5.8
2-units
1,474
1.6%
3.7
3 or 4 units
6,285
6.7%
4.5
5 to 9 units
9,777
10.4%
4.8
10 to 19 units
6,605
7.0%
4.6
20 or more units
6,570
7.0%
8.8
Mobile home
1,862
2.0%
6.3
Boat, RV, van, etc.
51
0.1%
0.1

Huntsville, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
2,735
2.9%
13.0%
1940 to 1949
2,340
2.5%
5.1%
1950 to 1959
9,333
9.9%
10.5%
1960 to 1969
19,542
20.7%
10.8%
1970 to 1979
15,463
16.4%
15.5%
1980 to 1989
12,171
12.9%
13.6%
1990 to 1999
9,609
10.2%
14.0%
2000 to 2009
15,942
16.9%
14.5%
2010 to 2013
6,166
6.5%
2.5%
2014 or later
1,093
1.2%
0.5%

Huntsville, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
NR
NR
48.2
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
NR
NR
4.7
Electricity
NR
NR
38.2
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
NR
NR
5.1
Coal or coke
NR
NR
0.1
Wood
NR
NR
2.0
Solar energy
NR
NR
0.1
Other fuel
NR
NR
0.5
No fuel used
NR
NR
1.2

Huntsville, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
30,917
 
47140700.0
Less than $500
737
2.4%
1.5%
$3,000 or more
1,169
3.8%
9.9%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,369
4.4%
6.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
2,067
6.7%
11.8%
$1,500 to 1,999
4,679
15.1%
20.3%
$1,000 to 1,499
9,486
30.7%
29.2%
$500 to $999
11,410
36.9%
20.5%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
17,786
58.0%
43.6%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,347
10.9%
15.9%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,625
8.6%
10.9%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,072
6.8%
7.3%
35.0% or more
4,831
15.8%
22.3%
Not Computed
256
NR
NR

Huntsville, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
33,213 
 
41,410,200 
$2,500 to $2,999
29
0.1%
1.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
108
0.3%
4.1%
$3,000 or more
228
0.7%
1.5%
$1,500 to $1,999
246
0.7%
11.0%
$1,000 to $1,499
5,274
15.9%
27.9%
Less than $500
6,317
19.0%
11.0%
$500 to $999
21,011
63.3%
42.7%
No Cash Rent
1,894
NR
2,291,570
Median (Dollars)
745
NR
959
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
4,134
12.8%
12.6%
15.0% to 19.9%
4,083
12.6%
12.5%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,707
11.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
3,477
10.7%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
3,897
12.0%
9.2%
35.0% or more
13,123
40.5%
41.4%
Not Computed
2,686
NR
NR

Huntsville, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
48,037
 
74,506,500
Less then $50,000
2,919
6.1%
7.5%
$50,000 to $99,999
9,907
20.6%
7.5%
$100,000 to $149,000
6,691
13.9%
15.0%
$150,000 to $199,000
7,728
16.1%
14.8%
$200,000 to $299,999
10,993
22.9%
18.8%
$300,000 to $499,999
6,873
14.3%
17.3%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,251
4.7%
9.7%
$1,000,000 or more
675
1.4%
2.7%
Median (Dollars)
175,100
 
194,500
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