Cullman County, AL

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2022 Population
88,284
1.33% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41.4
0.485% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
13%
6.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$58,119
10.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$166,000
15.5% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
39,440
2.27% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Cullman County, AL had a population of 88.3k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $58,119. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Cullman County, AL grew from 87,129 to 88,284, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $52,690 to $58,119, a 10.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Cullman County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (90.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.79%), Two+ (Hispanic) (1.88%), Other (Hispanic) (1.56%), and Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.09%).

None of the households in Cullman County, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Cullman County, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Cullman County, AL are George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (2,501 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Cullman County, AL was $166,000, and the homeownership rate was 76.2%.

Most people in Cullman County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Cullman County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Cullman County, AL is home to a population of 88.3k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.32% of Cullman County, AL residents were born outside of the country (2.05k people).

In 2022, there were 32.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.2k people) in Cullman County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.66k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Cullman County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Cullman County, AL was 98.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Cullman County, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    80.2k ± 391
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.47k ± 460
  3. Two+ (Hispanic)
    1.66k ± 527
4.59%
Hispanic Population
4.06k people

In 2022, there were 32.5 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (80.2k people) in Cullman County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.47k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 1.66k Two+ (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.59% of the people in Cullman County, AL are hispanic (4.06k people).

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    45,935 ± 5,238 people
  2. Guatemala
    15,043 ± 3,007 people
  3. India
    10,012 ± 2,454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 45,935 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 15,043 and India with 10,012.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.32%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
2.05k people
2.12%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.85k people

As of 2022, 2.32% of Cullman County, AL residents (2.05k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Cullman County, AL was 2.12%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,805 ± 314
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    959 ± 253
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    515 ± 167

Cullman County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.88 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Cullman County, AL employs 39.4k people. The largest industries in Cullman County, AL are Manufacturing (6,282 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,854 people), and Retail Trade (5,197 people), and the highest paying industries are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($59,295), Wholesale Trade ($58,279), and Public Administration ($53,798).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,264. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

39.4k
2022 Value
± 1,653
2.27%
1 Year growth
± 5.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cullman County, AL grew at a rate of 2.27%, from 38.6k employees to 39.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Cullman County, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (4,532 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,390 people), and Production Occupations (3,752 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Cullman County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

39.4k
2022 Value
± 1,653
2.27%
1 Year growth
± 5.87%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Cullman County, AL grew at a rate of 2.27%, from 38.6k employees to 39.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Cullman County, AL, are Manufacturing (6,282 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,854 people), and Retail Trade (5,197 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Cullman County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Cullman County, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$45,675
Median earning men ± $2,035
$28,398
Median earning women ± $1,746

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($60,729), Wholesale Trade ($59,031), and Public Administration ($56,493).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($50,972), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,304), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($39,185).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 653
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 455
    Manufacturing
  3. 439
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Cullman County, AL went to Donald J. Trump with 88.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (10.7%), followed by Other (1.18%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Cullman County, AL awarded 2,501 degrees. The student population of Cullman County, AL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 2,172 male students and 3,793 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Cullman County, AL are White (2,079 and 83.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (163 and 6.58%), Black or African American (148 and 5.97%), and Two or More Races (45 and 1.82%).

The largest universities in Cullman County, AL by number of degrees awarded are George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (2,501 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Cullman County, AL are Other Multidisciplinary Studies (401 and 16%), General Studies (256 and 10.2%), and Industrial Electronics Technology (243 and 9.72%).

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 5,965 students enrolled in Cullman County, AL, 36.4% men and 63.6% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 4,731 records, of which 63.2% were women and 36.8% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 256 degrees awarded
  2. 178 degrees awarded
  3. 50 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Cullman County, AL was General Studies with 256 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Cullman County, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
2,501 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville with 2,501 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 1,082 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Cullman County, AL, which is 0.763 times less than the 1,419 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 2,079 degrees mean that there were 12.8 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 163 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 2-year ($3,750) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,170) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 2-year ($1,600) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Cullman County, AL was $166,000 in 2022, which is 0.589 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $143,700 to $166,000, a 15.5% increase. The homeownership rate in Cullman County, AL is 76.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Cullman County, AL have an average commute time of 26.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Cullman County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Cullman County, AL is $58,119. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Cullman County, AL was Census Tract 9644 with a value of $72,880, followed by Census Tract 9651 and Census Tract 9652, with respective values of $69,786 and $68,889.

In 2022, 11.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cullman County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.49%.

Property

$166,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$5,528
$25,640
Median Property Taxes
±$1,202

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Cullman County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Cullman County, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

76.2%
Homeownership
2022
63.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 76.2% of the housing units in Cullman County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 74.6%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9644
  2. Census Tract 9651
  3. Census Tract 9652

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Cullman County, AL was Census Tract 9644 with a value of $72,880, followed by Census Tract 9651 and Census Tract 9652, with respective values of $69,786 and $68,889.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Cullman County, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$58,119
Median Household Income
± $2,269
33.6k
Number of Households
± 1,455

In 2022, the median household income of the 33.6k households in Cullman County, AL grew to $58,119 from the previous year's value of $52,690.

The following chart displays the households in Cullman County, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Cullman County, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (85.2%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.64%)

In 2022, 85.2% of workers in Cullman County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (2.64%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

26.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Cullman County, AL have a shorter commute time (26.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.17% of the workforce in Cullman County, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Cullman County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Cullman County, AL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 11.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Cullman County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.49%.

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Poverty & Diversity

13% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Cullman County, AL (11.4k out of 87.2k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Cullman County, AL is White, followed by Hispanic and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 17.4% of the children was living in poverty in Cullman County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.2%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 129 in Cullman County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 51.9 per 100,000 population.

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Health

89.4% of the population of Cullman County, AL has health coverage, with 44% on employee plans, 14.8% on Medicaid, 15% on Medicare, 13.4% on non-group plans, and 2.15% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Cullman County, AL see 1675 patients per year on average, which represents a 11.7% decrease from the previous year (1896 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2061 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 660 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,675 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Cullman County, AL

Primary care physicians in Cullman County, AL see an average of 1,675 patients per year. This represents a 11.7% decrease from the previous year (1,896 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Cullman County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.7% under 18 years, 19% between 18 and 34 years, 38.7% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.7% were men and 51.3% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.6%
Uninsured
44%
Employer Coverage
14.8%
Medicaid
15%
Medicare
13.4%
Non-Group
2.15%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Cullman County, AL declined by 2.62% from 10.9% to 10.6%.

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Health Outcomes

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In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48 in Cullman County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

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In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 33.2% in Cullman County, AL.

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Clinical Care

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In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 13.4% in Cullman County, AL.

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