Population 4,822,023

Homefacts State Report

Alabama is home to more than 4 million residents, making it the 23rd most populous of the 50 United States. Alabama ranks 31st in total area (52,420.00 square miles) and 31st in population density (91.98 people per square mile). The median age of its residents is 39 years, with 77.2% of the population 18 year and over.

According to Homefacts' records there are currently 12,095 criminal and sex offenders in Alabama (approximately 25.08 offenders per 10,000 people). The unemployment rate in Alabama is 4.1% .

Schools view a full school report for Alabama

1,533 Public Schools

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Crime view a full crime report for Alabama

Search for crime activity and registered Sex Offenders in Alabama by county or city by selecting one of the links. View a full report by visiting the Alabama crime and registered Sex Offenders report pages.

12,095 Registered Sex Offenders found in Alabama

A search for our database shows there are 12,095 registered Sex Offenders in Alabama. Alabama has a ratio of 25.08 offenders per 10,000 residents.

Our database indicates that there are 0 incarcerated Sex Offenders in Alabama. As well as 1,190 offenders whose location is unknown in Alabama due to the offenders being transient or their address being unmappable.

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Alabama Registered Sex Offender Distribution

Registered Offenders per 10,000 population
  • > 30 per 10,000
  • 25 - 30 per 10,000
  • 20 -25 per 10,000
  • 10 - 20 per 10,000
  • < 10 per 10,000

Crime Index in Alabama

*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.

Real Estate search Alabama real estate

Search for real estate in Alabama by selecting one of the top for sale or rental markets links listed. For nearby or other top Alabama real estate, home values, see our additional real estate links.

Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$138,725 compared to December 2016
Median Sales Price
$120,000 compared to December 2016

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

13,003 Building Permits

Alabama building permits average per year since 2001 is 17,227. In 2006, there was a high number of building permits with 29,847 and a low number of building permits in 2010 of 9,696. 70.54% of the building permits are for Single Family housing units in 2012.

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Environmental Hazards

60,797 Environmental Hazards

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Unemployment view full Alabama unemployment report

Since 2005 the unemployment rate in Alabama has ranged from 3.3% in April 2007 to 12.3% in January 2010. The current unemployment rate for Alabama is 4.1% for January 2018. See how other local areas compare by using our Unemployment Compare tool.

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State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby
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