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Baldwin County, Alabama

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Baldwin County, Alabama
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 231,767
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 182,265
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 19,174
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 3.4%
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) 128,519
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 77.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $211,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,374
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $389
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,032
Building permits, 2021 3,705
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 84,047
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.56
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 88.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 5.0%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 91.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 85.1%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 90.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 31.9%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 9.4%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 58.1%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 53.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 794,102
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 848,385
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 176,451
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,703,387
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $17,408
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 26.0
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $61,756
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $33,751
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2020 5,726
Total employment, 2020 66,943
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) 2,473,578
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 -0.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 20,803
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,374
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,399
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 891
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 263
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,600
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,521
Population per square mile, 2020 145.8
Population per square mile, 2010 114.6
Land area in square miles, 2020 1,589.84
Land area in square miles, 2010 1,589.78
FIPS Code 01003
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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