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Alabama; Kentucky; Mississippi; Oklahoma; West Virginia; United States

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

Table

Alabama
Kentucky
Mississippi
Oklahoma
West Virginia
United States
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
5,039,877
4,509,394
2,949,965
3,986,639
1,782,959
331,893,745
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
5,039,877
4,509,394
2,949,965
3,986,639
1,782,959
331,893,745
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
5,024,279
4,505,836
2,961,279
3,959,353
1,793,716
331,449,281
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.3%
0.1%
-0.4%
0.7%
-0.6%
0.1%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 5,024,279 4,505,836 2,961,279 3,959,353 1,793,716 331,449,281
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 4,779,736 4,339,367 2,967,297 3,751,351 1,852,994 308,745,538
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
6.1%
6.2%
6.5%
5.2%
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
22.2%
22.4%
23.5%
24.1%
20.1%
22.3%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
17.3%
16.8%
16.4%
16.1%
20.5%
16.5%
Female persons, percent
51.7%
50.7%
51.5%
50.5%
50.5%
50.8%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
69.1%
87.5%
59.1%
74.0%
93.5%
76.3%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
26.8%
8.5%
37.8%
7.8%
3.6%
13.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.7%
0.3%
0.6%
9.4%
0.3%
1.3%
Asian alone, percent(a)
1.5%
1.6%
1.1%
2.4%
0.8%
5.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.2%
Z
0.2%
Two or More Races, percent
1.8%
2.0%
1.3%
6.3%
1.8%
2.8%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.6%
3.9%
3.4%
11.1%
1.7%
18.5%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
65.3%
84.1%
56.4%
65.0%
92.0%
60.1%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 324,857 257,452 164,687 266,895 125,084 17,835,456
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.4% 4.0% 2.3% 6.0% 1.6% 13.5%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 2,313,642 2,008,239 1,332,050 1,762,129 858,481 142,153,010
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 69.2% 67.6% 68.8% 66.1% 73.7% 64.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $149,600 $147,100 $125,500 $142,400 $123,200 $229,800
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,196 $1,191 $1,161 $1,246 $1,058 $1,621
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $367 $379 $358 $406 $331 $509
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $811 $783 $789 $818 $732 $1,096
Building permits, 2021 22,100 14,841 7,988 14,733 3,692 1,736,982
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 1,888,504 1,748,053 1,116,649 1,493,569 734,235 122,354,219
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.53 2.48 2.59 2.57 2.40 2.60
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 86.8% 85.5% 87.5% 83.8% 88.6% 86.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.3% 5.7% 4.0% 10.6% 2.5% 21.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 87.9% 88.5% 86.5% 90.6% 86.2% 91.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 79.9% 81.6% 75.8% 81.7% 78.9% 85.2%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 86.9% 87.2% 85.3% 88.6% 87.6% 88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 26.2% 25.0% 22.8% 26.1% 21.3% 32.9%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 11.5% 13.2% 11.9% 11.6% 13.9% 8.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
11.7%
7.7%
15.4%
16.8%
8.3%
10.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 57.2% 59.1% 56.8% 60.5% 53.6% 63.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 52.5% 55.1% 53.8% 55.8% 49.6% 58.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 10,527,667 9,191,213 8,181,285 9,250,818 4,069,148 938,237,077
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 31,238,872 32,369,493 18,752,296 27,031,038 15,236,903 2,527,903,275
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 8,990,180 14,378,607 5,564,028 12,698,585 3,068,787 895,225,411
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 63,740,433 64,294,266 36,920,630 53,382,094 23,057,778 4,949,601,481
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $13,067 $14,430 $12,345 $13,571 $12,678 $15,224
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 25.2 23.7 25.2 22.0 26.1 26.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $52,035 $52,238 $46,511 $53,840 $48,037 $64,994
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $28,934 $29,123 $25,444 $29,873 $27,346 $35,384
Persons in poverty, percent
14.9%
14.9%
18.7%
14.3%
15.8%
11.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 100,955 90,922 58,897 93,595 35,323 8,000,178
Total employment, 2020 1,777,495 1,666,427 949,927 1,405,824 542,148 134,163,349
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 81,317,411 75,359,894 38,104,261 64,019,764 22,839,717 7,564,809,878
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 1.1% 0.0% -0.9% 0.1% -2.2% 0.9%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 336,445 295,814 222,159 291,452 88,150 26,485,532
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 68,829 63,839 41,265 69,197 24,430 5,744,643
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 42,941 37,716 25,349 39,611 14,791 3,480,438
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 12,169 11,435 6,653 12,764 3,728 1,134,549
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,043 4,581 4,503 8,806 1,116 1,014,958
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 56,066 53,689 32,683 53,376 20,383 4,371,152
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 5,534 4,074 2,914 5,250 1,872 351,237
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 56,032 52,806 33,214 56,225 19,020 4,968,606
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 99.2 114.1 63.1 57.7 74.6 93.8
Population per square mile, 2010 94.4 109.9 63.2 54.7 77.1 87.4
Land area in square miles, 2020 50,647.13 39,491.61 46,923.96 68,596.53 24,041.15 3,533,038.28
Land area in square miles, 2010 50,645.33 39,486.34 46,923.27 68,594.92 24,038.21 3,531,905.43
FIPS Code 01 21 28 40 54 1
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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