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
99,743
51%
50.8
Male
96,482
49%
49.2
Total Population
196,225
 
323,128,000

Huntsville, AL Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
13,060
6.7% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
13,060
6.7% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
12,456
6.3% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
14,120
7.2% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
15,859
8.1% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
28,054
14.3% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
23,516
12.0% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
23,797
12.1% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
13,888
7.1% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
9,787
5.0% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
15,526
7.9% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
9,423
4.8% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
3,679
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
150,121
76.5%
77.2
Female
78,134
52.0%
51.3
Male
71,987
48.0%
48.7
21 Years and over
139,696
71.2%
73.1
62 Years and over
34,340
17.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
28,628
14.6%
15.2
Female
15,573
54.4%
55.8
Male
13,055
45.6%
44.2
Median Age (years)
36
0.0%
0.0

Huntsville, AL Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
191,676
97.7% 
96.8
White
118,960
60.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
61,834
31.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
1,148
0.6% 
0.8
Asian
5,452
2.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
1,301
0.7% 
1.2
Chinese
1,035
0.5% 
1.3
Filipino
952
0.5% 
0.9
Japanese
133
0.1% 
0.2
Korean
470
0.2% 
0.4
Vietnamese
0
0.0% 
0.6
Other Asian
1,561
0.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
250
0.1% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
4,032
2.1% 
5.1
Two or More Races
4,549
2.3% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
12,391
6.3% 
17.8
Mexican
8,074
4.1% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
1,175
0.6% 
1.7
Cuban
217
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
2,925
1.5% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
183,834
93.7% 
82.2

Huntsville, AL Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
5,944
4.7% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
7,525
5.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
25,831
20.2% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
25,589
20.0% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
8,336
6.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
32,866
25.7% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
21,579
16.9% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
13,469
10.6%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
114,201
89.3%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
54,445
42.6%
31.2

Huntsville, AL Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
57,653
36.6%
33.7%
Now Married
66,798
42.4%
47.5
Divorced
19,849
12.6%
11.0%
Separated
3,262
2.1%
2.0
Widowed
10,087
6.4
5.8%

Huntsville, AL Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
168,760
92.1%
78.4%
Languages other than english
14,405
7.9%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Huntsville, AL Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
6,574
8.2%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
5,676
7.0%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
9,269
11.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
7,462
9.3%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
9,943
12.3%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
12,398
15.4%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
7,561
9.4%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
11,673
14.5%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
4,874
6.1%
5.8
$200,000 or more
5,110
6.3%
6.4
Median household income
51,895
 
57,617
Per capita income
33,255
 
31,128

Huntsville, AL Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
309
0.3%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
10,079
10.7%
9.8
Construction
3,627
3.9%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
20,342
21.7%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,891
3.1%
6.6
Information
2,622
2.8%
2.1
Manufacturing
11,984
12.8%
10.1
Other services except public administration
3,831
4.1%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
17,461
18.6%
11.4
Public administration
6,989
7.4%
4.6
Retail trade
10,434
11.1%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
2,084
2.2%
5.2
Wholesale trade
1,199
1.3%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
4,586
4.9%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
42,082
44.8%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
12,189
13.0%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
19,596
20.9%
23.3%
Service occupations
15,399
16.4%
18.1%

Huntsville, AL Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
93,285
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
81,348
87.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
6,818
7.3%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
0
0.0%
5.1
Walked
649
0.7%
2.7
Other means
1,361
1.5%
1.8
Worked at home
3,109
3.3%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
19.7
 
26.6

Huntsville, AL Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
5,072
6.3%
8.7
1 vehicles
32,567
40.4%
33.2
2 vehicles
29,055
36.1%
37.1
3 or more
13,846
17.2%
21.0

Huntsville, AL Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
80,540
89.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
45,705
56.7%
63.1
Renter Occupied
34,835
43.3%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
9,309
10.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
9
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.1
0.0%
2.5

Huntsville, AL Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
89,849
1 room
1,463
1.6%
2.4
2 rooms
1,811
2.0%
2.7
3 rooms
8,319
9.3%
9.1
4 rooms
11,861
13.2%
16.5
5 rooms
17,053
19.0%
19.8
6 rooms
14,620
16.3%
17.8
7 rooms
9,941
11.1%
12.0
8 rooms
9,703
10.8%
8.6
9 rooms or more
15,078
16.8%
11.1
Median Rooms
6
 
0.0

Huntsville, AL Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
89,849
 
 
1-unit, detached
57,594
64.1%
61.5
1-unit, attached
1,587
1.8%
5.9
2-units
1,964
2.2%
3.6
3 or 4 units
4,350
4.8%
4.4
5 to 9 units
7,980
8.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
8,039
8.9%
4.4
20 or more units
6,906
7.7%
9.0
Mobile home
1,429
1.6%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Huntsville, AL Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
2,687
3.0%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
1,734
1.9%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
8,684
9.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
20,123
22.4%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
12,611
14.0%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
13,976
15.6%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
8,533
9.5%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
11,322
12.6%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
7,600
8.5%
2.8%
2014 or later
2,579
2.9%
1.4%

Huntsville, AL Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
20,377
25.3%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
743
0.9%
4.7
Electricity
58,777
73.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
145
0.2%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
314
0.4%
1.9
Solar energy
29
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
0
0.0%
0.5
No fuel used
155
0.2%
1.1

Huntsville, AL Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
30,275
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
986
3.3%
1.6%
$2,500 to $2,999
995
3.3%
7.0%
$3,000 or more
1,848
6.1%
10.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
3,627
12.0%
11.8%
$1,500 to $1,999
5,564
18.4%
20.1%
$500 to $999
7,866
26.0%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
9,389
31.0%
28.8%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
17,115
56.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
4,840
16.0%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,663
5.5%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,872
6.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
4,717
15.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
68
0.0%
0.0%

Huntsville, AL Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
32,733 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
24
0.1%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
39
0.1%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
674
2.1%
11.9%
Less than $500
5,606
17.1%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
6,073
18.6%
28.3%
$500 to $999
20,317
62.1%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
2,102
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
766
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
5,632
17.8%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,572
11.3%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
3,943
12.4%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
2,822
8.9%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
2,807
8.9%
9.0%
35.0% or more
12,903
40.7%
40.7%
Not Computed
3,156
0.0%
0.0%

Huntsville, AL Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
45,705
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
2,025
4.4%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
8,805
19.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
7,173
15.7%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
6,904
15.1%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
10,741
23.5%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
7,137
15.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
2,268
5.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
652
1.4%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
182,200
 
205,000
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