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Marshall County

TVASites Demographic Reports

County Seat:  Guntersville
Population:
93,019 (Source 2010 US Census)
Median Household Income: 
$37,506 (2009 Estimate US Census)

Marshall County is located in the northeastern portion of the State of Alabama. This county is home to 93,019 people with 38,900 in the labor force. Marshall County has a strong industrial base with more than 150 companies.

Data & Statistics

Workforce

Marshall County Economic QuickFacts

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Subject

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS

 

 

Population 16 years and over

64,209

100

In labor force

38,900

60.6

Civilian labor force

38,842

60.5

Employed

36,609

57

Unemployed

2,233

3.5

Percent of civilian labor force

5.7

(X)

Armed Forces

58

0.1

Not in labor force

25,309

39.4

Females 16 years and over

33,470

100

In labor force

16,884

50.4

Civilian labor force

16,861

50.4

Employed

15,734

47

Own children under 6 years

6,424

100

All parents in family in labor force

3,733

58.1

COMMUTING TO WORK

 

 

Workers 16 years and over

36,048

100

Car, truck, or van -- drove alone

29,667

82.3

Car, truck, or van -- carpooled

4,728

13.1

Public transportation (including taxicab)

53

0.1

Walked

371

1

Other means

238

0.7

Worked at home

991

2.7

Mean travel time to work (minutes)

24.2

(X)

Employed civilian population 16 years and over

36,609

100

OCCUPATION

 

 

Management, professional, and related occupations

9,197

25.1

Service occupations

4,255

11.6

Sales and office occupations

8,944

24.4

Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

371

1

Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations

4,665

12.7

Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

9,177

25.1

INDUSTRY

 

 

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining

883

2.4

Construction

2,945

8

Manufacturing

10,181

27.8

Wholesale trade

1,291

3.5

Retail trade

5,027

13.7

Transportation and warehousing, and utilities

1,540

4.2

Information

726

2

Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing

1,440

3.9

Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services

1,985

5.4

Educational, health and social services

4,964

13.6

Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services

2,167

5.9

Other services (except public administration)

1,839

5

Public administration

1,621

4.4

CLASS OF WORKER

 

 

Private wage and salary workers

28,362

77.5

Government workers

4,652

12.7

Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business

3,410

9.3

Unpaid family workers

185

0.5

INCOME IN 1999

 

 

Households

32,636

100

Less than $10,000

4,576

14

$10,000 to $14,999

2,912

8.9

$15,000 to $24,999

4,918

15.1

$25,000 to $34,999

5,119

15.7

$35,000 to $49,999

5,674

17.4

$50,000 to $74,999

5,261

16.1

$75,000 to $99,999

2,088

6.4

$100,000 to $149,999

1,494

4.6

$150,000 to $199,999

230

0.7

$200,000 or more

364

1.1

Median household income (dollars)

32,167

(X)

With earnings

24,836

76.1

Mean earnings (dollars)

43,345

(X)

With Social Security income

9,625

29.5

Mean Social Security income (dollars)

9,551

(X)

With Supplemental Security Income

2,001

6.1

Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)

5,288

(X)

With public assistance income

801

2.5

Mean public assistance income (dollars)

1,855

(X)

With retirement income

6,385

19.6

Mean retirement income (dollars)

17,139

(X)

Families

23,894

100

Less than $10,000

1,842

7.7

$10,000 to $14,999

1,635

6.8

$15,000 to $24,999

3,192

13.4

$25,000 to $34,999

3,956

16.6

$35,000 to $49,999

4,704

19.7

$50,000 to $74,999

4,633

19.4

$75,000 to $99,999

1,983

8.3

$100,000 to $149,999

1,390

5.8

$150,000 to $199,999

216

0.9

$200,000 or more

343

1.4

Median family income (dollars)

38,788

(X)

Per capita income (dollars)

17,089

(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

 

 

Male full-time, year-round workers

30,500

(X)

Female full-time, year-round workers

20,807

(X)

POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)

 

 

Families

2,802

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

11.7

With related children under 18 years

1,940

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

16.8

With related children under 5 years

851

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

18.3

Families with female householder, no husband present

1,189

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

38.3

With related children under 18 years

1,066

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

51.4

With related children under 5 years

532

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

67.9

Individuals

11,895

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

14.7

18 years and over

8,161

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

13.4

65 years and over

2,148

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

19.3

Related children under 18 years

3,579

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

17.9

Related children 5 to 17 years

2,567

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

17.6

Unrelated individuals 15 years and over

3,396

(X)

Percent below poverty level

(X)

31.3

Source: US Census

Marshall County People QuickFacts

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Population, 2009 estimate

90,399

Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009

9.9%

Population, 2000

82,231

Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000

16.1%

Persons under 5 years old, percent, 7

8.3%

Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2008

25.9%

Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2008

14.6%

Female persons, percent, 2008

51.1%

White persons, percent, 2008 (a)

95.7%

Black persons, percent, 2008 (a)

2.0%

American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2008 (a)

0.6%

Asian persons, percent, 2008 (a)

0.5%

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2008 (a)

0.1%

Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2008

1.1%

Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2008 (b)

10.4%

White persons, not Hispanic, percent, 2008

85.7%

Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct age 5+, 2000

56.2%

Foreign born persons, percent, 2000

4.0%

Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000

5.8%

High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000

69.4%

Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000

13.9%

Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000

17,085

Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000

24.2

Housing units, 2008

38,326

Homeownership rate, 2000

74.7%

Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000

9.7%

Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000

$80,900

Households, 2000

32,547

Persons per household, 2000

2.5

Per capita money income, 1999

$17,089

Median household income, 2008

$36,981

Persons below poverty, percent, 2007

19.6%

Geography QuickFacts

Marshall County

Land area, 2000 (square miles)

567

Persons per square mile, 2000

145

FIPS Code

95

Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area

Albertville , AL Micro Area

Source: US Census

Marshall County Business QuickFacts

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Private nonfarm establishments, 2007

1,977

Private nonfarm employment, 2007

32,091

Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2007

-1.7%

Nonemployer establishments, 2007

6,975

Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000)

2,112,403

Retail sales, 2002 ($1000)

1,082,162

Retail sales per capita, 2002

$12,988

Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

3.7%

Women-owned firms, percent of total, 2002

24.3%

Building permits, 2008

119

Federal spending, 2008 ($1000)

603,232

Source: US Census

Marshall County Social QuickFacts

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Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

 

 

Population 3 years and over enrolled in school

18,171

100

Nursery school, preschool

1,174

6.5

Kindergarten

1,408

7.7

Elementary school (grades 1-8)

9,169

50.5

High school (grades 9-12)

3,979

21.9

College or graduate school

2,441

13.4

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

 

 

Population 25 years and over

54,961

100

Less than 9th grade

6,492

11.8

9th to 12th grade, no diploma

10,353

18.8

High school graduate (includes equivalency)

16,758

30.5

Some college, no degree

10,638

19.4

Associate degree

3,081

5.6

Bachelor's degree

4,997

9.1

Graduate or professional degree

2,642

4.8

Percent high school graduate or higher

69.4

(X)

Percent bachelor's degree or higher

13.9

(X)

MARITAL STATUS

 

 

Population 15 years and over

65,338

100

Never married

10,617

16.2

Now married, except separated

41,340

63.3

Separated

1,048

1.6

Widowed

5,161

7.9

Female

4,220

6.5

Divorced

7,172

11

Female

3,812

5.8

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

 

 

Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years

1,390

100

Grandparent responsible for grandchildren

894

64.3

VETERAN STATUS

 

 

Civilian population 18 years and over

61,762

100

Civilian veterans

8,304

13.4

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION

 

 

Population 5 to 20 years

17,799

100

With a disability

1,421

8

Population 21 to 64 years

46,892

100

With a disability

9,994

21.3

Percent employed

49.1

(X)

No disability

36,898

78.7

Percent employed

75.4

(X)

Population 65 years and over

11,148

100

With a disability

5,670

50.9

RESIDENCE IN 1995

 

 

Population 5 years and over

76,750

100

Same house in 1995

43,130

56.2

Different house in the U.S. in 1995

32,130

41.9

Same county

19,675

25.6

Different county

12,455

16.2

Same state

7,664

10

Different state

4,791

6.2

Elsewhere in 1995

1,490

1.9

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

 

 

Total population

82,231

100

Native

78,919

96

Born in United States

78,538

95.5

State of residence

61,413

74.7

Different state

17,125

20.8

Born outside United States

381

0.5

Foreign born

3,312

4

Entered 1990 to March 2000

2,463

3

Naturalized citizen

692

0.8

Not a citizen

2,620

3.2

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

 

 

Total (excluding born at sea)

3,312

100

Europe

178

5.4

Asia

224

6.8

Africa

0

0

Oceania

0

0

Latin America

2,866

86.5

Northern America

44

1.3

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

 

 

Population 5 years and over

76,750

100

English only

72,298

94.2

Language other than English

4,452

5.8

Speak English less than 'very well

2,826

3.7

Spanish

3,787

4.9

Speak English less than "very well"

2,593

3.4

Other Indo-European languages

481

0.6

Speak English less than "very well"

130

0.2

Asian and Pacific Island languages

132

0.2

Speak English less than "very well"

73

0.1

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)

 

 

Total population

82,231

100

Total ancestries reported

63,393

77.1

Arab

6

0

Czech1

76

0.1

Danish

147

0.2

Dutch

1,121

1.4

English

8,356

10.2

French (except Basque)1

1,296

1.6

French Canadian1

151

0.2

German

5,203

6.3

Greek

115

0.1

Hungarian

55

0.1

Irish1

9,219

11.2

Italian

792

1

Lithuanian

8

0

Norwegian

246

0.3

Polish

368

0.4

Portuguese

9

0

Russian

64

0.1

Scotch-Irish

1,344

1.6

Scottish

1,397

1.7

Slovak

30

0

Subsaharan African

17

0

Swedish

182

0.2

Swiss

103

0.1

Ukrainian

46

0.1

United States or American

18,367

22.3

Welsh

240

0.3

West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)

27

0

Other ancestries

14,408

17.5

Source: US Census

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