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    Winston County

    TVASites Demographic Reports

    County Seat:  Double Springs
    Population:
    24,484 (Source 2010 US Census)
    Median Household Income: 
    $31,068 (2009 Estimate US Census)

    Winston County is located in the northwestern portion of the State of Alabama. This county is home to 24,484 people with 11,367 in the labor force. Winston County has a strong industrial base with over 65 companies.

    Data & Statistics

    Workforce

    Winston County Economic QuickFacts

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    Subject

    Number

    Percent

    EMPLOYMENT STATUS

     

     

    Population 16 years and over

    19,544

    100

    In labor force

    11,367

    58.2

    Civilian labor force

    11,356

    58.1

    Employed

    10,646

    54.5

    Unemployed

    710

    3.6

    Percent of civilian labor force

    6.3

    (X)

    Armed Forces

    11

    0.1

    Not in labor force

    8,177

    41.8

    Females 16 years and over

    10,052

    100

    In labor force

    4,858

    48.3

    Civilian labor force

    4,858

    48.3

    Employed

    4,452

    44.3

    Own children under 6 years

    1,813

    100

    All parents in family in labor force

    1,049

    57.9

    COMMUTING TO WORK

     

     

    Workers 16 years and over

    10,428

    100

    Car, truck, or van -- drove alone

    8,434

    80.9

    Car, truck, or van -- carpooled

    1,421

    13.6

    Public transportation (including taxicab)

    22

    0.2

    Walked

    145

    1.4

    Other means

    93

    0.9

    Worked at home

    313

    3

    Mean travel time to work (minutes)

    26.4

    (X)

    Employed civilian population 16 years and over

    10,646

    100

    OCCUPATION

     

     

    Management, professional, and related occupations

    2,083

    19.6

    Service occupations

    1,091

    10.2

    Sales and office occupations

    2,303

    21.6

    Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations

    173

    1.6

    Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations

    1,457

    13.7

    Production, transportation, and material moving occupations

    3,539

    33.2

    INDUSTRY

     

     

    Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining

    450

    4.2

    Construction

    763

    7.2

    Manufacturing

    3,610

    33.9

    Wholesale trade

    278

    2.6

    Retail trade

    1,299

    12.2

    Transportation and warehousing, and utilities

    845

    7.9

    Information

    85

    0.8

    Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing

    358

    3.4

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

    274

    2.6

    Educational, health and social services

    1,534

    14.4

    Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services

    462

    4.3

    Other services (except public administration)

    402

    3.8

    Public administration

    286

    2.7

    CLASS OF WORKER

     

     

    Private wage and salary workers

    8,210

    77.1

    Government workers

    1,237

    11.6

    Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business

    1,157

    10.9

    Unpaid family workers

    42

    0.4

    INCOME IN 1999

     

     

    Households

    10,125

    100

    Less than $10,000

    1,744

    17.2

    $10,000 to $14,999

    939

    9.3

    $15,000 to $24,999

    1,825

    18

    $25,000 to $34,999

    1,798

    17.8

    $35,000 to $49,999

    1,594

    15.7

    $50,000 to $74,999

    1,310

    12.9

    $75,000 to $99,999

    455

    4.5

    $100,000 to $149,999

    297

    2.9

    $150,000 to $199,999

    80

    0.8

    $200,000 or more

    83

    0.8

    Median household income (dollars)

    28,435

    (X)

    With earnings

    7,446

    73.5

    Mean earnings (dollars)

    41,033

    (X)

    With Social Security income

    3,025

    29.9

    Mean Social Security income (dollars)

    9,484

    (X)

    With Supplemental Security Income

    785

    7.8

    Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)

    5,643

    (X)

    With public assistance income

    229

    2.3

    Mean public assistance income (dollars)

    1,662

    (X)

    With retirement income

    1,513

    14.9

    Mean retirement income (dollars)

    17,880

    (X)

    Families

    7,391

    100

    Less than $10,000

    624

    8.4

    $10,000 to $14,999

    520

    7

    $15,000 to $24,999

    1,347

    18.2

    $25,000 to $34,999

    1,529

    20.7

    $35,000 to $49,999

    1,278

    17.3

    $50,000 to $74,999

    1,237

    16.7

    $75,000 to $99,999

    417

    5.6

    $100,000 to $149,999

    289

    3.9

    $150,000 to $199,999

    73

    1

    $200,000 or more

    77

    1

    Median family income (dollars)

    32,628

    (X)

    Per capita income (dollars)

    15,738

    (X)

    Median earnings (dollars):

     

     

    Male full-time, year-round workers

    26,206

    (X)

    Female full-time, year-round workers

    17,760

    (X)

    POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)

     

     

    Families

    956

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    12.9

    With related children under 18 years

    624

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    17.9

    With related children under 5 years

    299

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    22.6

    Families with female householder, no husband present

    352

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    35.3

    With related children under 18 years

    321

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    43.6

    With related children under 5 years

    139

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    58.2

    Individuals

    4,196

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    17.1

    18 years and over

    2,909

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    15.6

    65 years and over

    759

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    23

    Related children under 18 years

    1,266

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    21.8

    Related children 5 to 17 years

    917

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    21.5

    Unrelated individuals 15 years and over

    1,232

    (X)

    Percent below poverty level

    (X)

    38.3

    Source: US Census

    Winston County People QuickFacts

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    Population, 2009 estimate

    23,997

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

    -3.4%

    Population, 2000

    24,843

    Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000

    12.7%

    Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2008

    5.7%

    Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2008

    21.9%

    Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2008

    16.1%

    Female persons, percent, 2008

    50.9%

    White persons, percent, 2008 (a)

    97.7%

    Black persons, percent, 2008(a)

    0.7%

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

    0.5%

    Asian persons, percent, 2008(a)

    0.1%

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

    0.0%

    Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2008

    0.8%

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

    2.6%

    White persons, not Hispanic, percent, 2008

    95.2%

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

    62.9%

    Foreign born persons, percent, 2000

    1.0%

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

    2.6%

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

    62.6%

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

    8.3%

    Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000

    5,678

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

    26.4

    Housing units, 2008

    12,770

    Homeownership rate, 2000

    80.1%

    Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000

    5.5%

    Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000

    $60,800

    Households, 2000

    10,107

    Persons per household, 2000

    2.43

    Per capita money income, 1999

    $15,738

    Median household income, 2008

    $32,018

    Persons below poverty, percent, 2007

    16.0%

    Geography QuickFacts

    Winston County

    Land area, 2000 (square miles)

    614

    Persons per square mile, 2000

    40.5

    FIPS Code

    133

    Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area

    None

    Source: US Census

    Winston County Business QuickFacts

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    Private nonfarm establishments, 2007

    523

    Private nonfarm employment, 2007

    9,033

    Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2007

    -1.1%

    Nonemployer establishments, 2007

    2,046

    Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000)

    704,904

    Retail sales, 2002 ($1000)

    141,211

    Retail sales per capita, 2002

    $5,727

    Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997

    F

    Women-owned firms, percent of total, 2002

    18.3%

    Building permits, 2008

    0

    Federal spending, 2008 ($1000)

    184,602

    Source: US Census

    Winston County Social QuickFacts

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    Subject

    Number

    Percent

    SCHOOL ENROLLMENT

     

     

    Population 3 years and over enrolled in school

    5,275

    100

    Nursery school, preschool

    255

    4.8

    Kindergarten

    339

    6.4

    Elementary school (grades 1-8)

    2,801

    53.1

    High school (grades 9-12)

    1,171

    22.2

    College or graduate school

    709

    13.4

    EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

     

     

    Population 25 years and over

    17,078

    100

    Less than 9th grade

    2,700

    15.8

    9th to 12th grade, no diploma

    3,687

    21.6

    High school graduate (includes equivalency)

    5,855

    34.3

    Some college, no degree

    2,874

    16.8

    Associate degree

    551

    3.2

    Bachelor's degree

    746

    4.4

    Graduate or professional degree

    665

    3.9

    Percent high school graduate or higher

    62.6

    (X)

    Percent bachelor's degree or higher

    8.3

    (X)

    MARITAL STATUS

     

     

    Population 15 years and over

    19,956

    100

    Never married

    3,094

    15.5

    Now married, except separated

    12,643

    63.4

    Separated

    368

    1.8

    Widowed

    1,695

    8.5

    Female

    1,439

    7.2

    Divorced

    2,156

    10.8

    Female

    1,147

    5.7

    GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS

     

     

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

    401

    100

    Grandparent responsible for grandchildren

    205

    51.1

    VETERAN STATUS

     

     

    Civilian population 18 years and over

    18,933

    100

    Civilian veterans

    2,237

    11.8

    DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION

     

     

    Population 5 to 20 years

    5,240

    100

    With a disability

    382

    7.3

    Population 21 to 64 years

    14,447

    100

    With a disability

    3,596

    24.9

    Percent employed

    46.4

    (X)

    No disability

    10,851

    75.1

    Percent employed

    73.8

    (X)

    Population 65 years and over

    3,296

    100

    With a disability

    1,700

    51.6

    RESIDENCE IN 1995

     

     

    Population 5 years and over

    23,293

    100

    Same house in 1995

    14,661

    62.9

    Different house in the U.S. in 1995

    8,488

    36.4

    Same county

    4,825

    20.7

    Different county

    3,663

    15.7

    Same state

    2,547

    10.9

    Different state

    1,116

    4.8

    Elsewhere in 1995

    144

    0.6

    NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH

     

     

    Total population

    24,843

    100

    Native

    24,586

    99

    Born in United States

    24,494

    98.6

    State of residence

    19,789

    79.7

    Different state

    4,705

    18.9

    Born outside United States

    92

    0.4

    Foreign born

    257

    1

    Entered 1990 to March 2000

    170

    0.7

    Naturalized citizen

    58

    0.2

    Not a citizen

    199

    0.8

    REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN

     

     

    Total (excluding born at sea)

    257

    100

    Europe

    35

    13.6

    Asia

    39

    15.2

    Africa

    0

    0

    Oceania

    0

    0

    Latin America

    183

    71.2

    Northern America

    0

    0

    LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME

     

     

    Population 5 years and over

    23,293

    100

    English only

    22,676

    97.4

    Language other than English

    617

    2.6

    Speak English less than 'very well

    142

    0.6

    Spanish

    467

    2

    Speak English less than "very well"

    124

    0.5

    Other Indo-European languages

    80

    0.3

    Speak English less than "very well"

    10

    0

    Asian and Pacific Island languages

    42

    0.2

    Speak English less than "very well"

    8

    0

    ANCESTRY (single or multiple)

     

     

    Total population

    24,843

    100

    Total ancestries reported

    16,397

    66

    Arab

    18

    0.1

    Czech1

    0

    0

    Danish

    0

    0

    Dutch

    195

    0.8

    English

    1,262

    5.1

    French (except Basque)1

    166

    0.7

    French Canadian1

    75

    0.3

    German

    1,016

    4.1

    Greek

    43

    0.2

    Hungarian

    0

    0

    Irish1

    2,093

    8.4

    Italian

    142

    0.6

    Lithuanian

    0

    0

    Norwegian

    82

    0.3

    Polish

    53

    0.2

    Portuguese

    6

    0

    Russian

    7

    0

    Scotch-Irish

    291

    1.2

    Scottish

    236

    0.9

    Slovak

    0

    0

    Subsaharan African

    0

    0

    Swedish

    24

    0.1

    Swiss

    2

    0

    Ukrainian

    0

    0

    United States or American

    6,797

    27.4

    Welsh

    38

    0.2

    West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)

    0

    0

    Other ancestries

    3,851

    15.5

    Source: US Census

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