Baldwin County, AL

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2022 Population
233,420
2.77% 1-year growth
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
43.7
0.691% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
10.2%
11% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$71,039
10.4% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$266,000
17.4% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
107,254
2.77% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Baldwin County, AL had a population of 233k people with a median age of 43.7 and a median household income of $71,039. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Baldwin County, AL grew from 227,131 to 233,420, a 2.77% increase and its median household income grew from $64,346 to $71,039, a 10.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Baldwin County, AL are White (Non-Hispanic) (82.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (8.28%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.07%), White (Hispanic) (1.64%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.49%).

None of the households in Baldwin 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.

98.2% of the residents in Baldwin County, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Baldwin County, AL are Columbia Southern University (5,998 degrees awarded in 2022), Coastal Alabama Community College (1,515 degrees), and Fortis College-Foley (53 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Baldwin County, AL was $266,000, and the homeownership rate was 77.9%.

Most people in Baldwin County, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Baldwin County, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Baldwin County, AL is home to a population of 233k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.47% of Baldwin County, AL residents were born outside of the country (8.1k people).

In 2022, there were 9.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (192k people) in Baldwin County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.16k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2022 Citizenship
98.2%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.2% of Baldwin County, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Baldwin County, AL was 98.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Baldwin County, AL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    192k ± 1.02k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 730
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    7.16k ± 941
4.8%
Hispanic Population
11.2k people

In 2022, there were 9.95 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (192k people) in Baldwin County, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 19.3k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 7.16k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.8% of the people in Baldwin County, AL are hispanic (11.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Baldwin County, AL as a share of the total population.

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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

3.47%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
8.1k people
3.49%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.94k people

As of 2022, 3.47% of Baldwin County, AL residents (8.1k 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 Baldwin County, AL was 3.49%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    8,595 ± 778
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    4,029 ± 631
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    3,359 ± 574

Baldwin County, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.13 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Baldwin County, AL employs 107k people. The largest industries in Baldwin County, AL are Retail Trade (16,317 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,835 people), and Manufacturing (9,625 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($81,419), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($78,899), and Utilities ($75,851).

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

107k
2022 Value
± 3,428
2.77%
1 Year growth
± 4.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Baldwin County, AL grew at a rate of 2.77%, from 104k employees to 107k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Baldwin County, AL, are Sales & Related Occupations (14,158 people), Management Occupations (11,955 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (11,794 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Baldwin County, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

107k
2022 Value
± 3,428
2.77%
1 Year growth
± 4.51%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Baldwin County, AL grew at a rate of 2.77%, from 104k employees to 107k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Baldwin County, AL, are Retail Trade (16,317 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (12,835 people), and Manufacturing (9,625 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Baldwin County, AL, though some of these residents may live in Baldwin 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

$52,214
Median earning men ± $2,541
$33,009
Median earning women ± $1,465

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($72,316), Wholesale Trade ($69,855), and Manufacturing ($68,761).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($113,103), Public Administration ($46,901), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($43,994).

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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. 1,860
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 1,513
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 1,207
    Retail Trade

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Baldwin County, AL went to Donald J. Trump with 76.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (22.4%), followed by Other (1.42%).

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.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Baldwin County, AL awarded 7,618 degrees. The student population of Baldwin County, AL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 13,001 male students and 10,007 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Baldwin County, AL are White (4,140 and 54.4%), followed by Black or African American (1,512 and 19.9%), Unknown (1,298 and 17.1%), and Hispanic or Latino (260 and 3.42%).

The largest universities in Baldwin County, AL by number of degrees awarded are Columbia Southern University (5,998 and 78.7%), Coastal Alabama Community College (1,515 and 19.9%), and Fortis College-Foley (53 and 0.696%).

The most popular majors in Baldwin County, AL are General Business Administration & Management (1,701 and 22.3%), Occupational Safety & Health Technology (1,247 and 16.4%), and General Studies (522 and 6.85%).

The median tuition cost in Baldwin County, AL for private four year colleges is $17,424.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Baldwin County, AL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 100%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 100%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 23,008 (56.5% men and 43.5% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 23,008 students enrolled in Baldwin County, AL, 56.5% men and 43.5% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 13,604 records, of which 39.6% were women and 60.4% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Baldwin County, AL was Occupational Safety & Health Technology with 547 degrees awarded.

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

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 5,998 degrees awarded
  2. 1,515 degrees awarded
  3. 53 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Columbia Southern University with 5,998 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 4,523 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Baldwin County, AL, which is 1.46 times more than the 3,095 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 4,140 degrees mean that there were 2.74 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 1,512 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($17,424) 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 ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

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.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

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 Baldwin County, AL was $266,000 in 2022, which is 0.944 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $226,600 to $266,000, a 17.4% increase. The homeownership rate in Baldwin County, AL is 77.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Baldwin County, AL have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Baldwin County, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Baldwin County, AL is $71,039. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Baldwin County, AL was Census Tract 113 with a value of $88,121, followed by Census Tract 111.02 and Census Tract 107.04, with respective values of $84,493 and $78,798.

In 2022, 12.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Baldwin County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.08%.

Property

$266,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,916
$70,708
Median Property Taxes
±$2,585

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 Baldwin County, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

77.9%
Homeownership
2022
68.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 77.9% of the housing units in Baldwin County, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.1%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 113
  2. Census Tract 111.02
  3. Census Tract 107.04

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Baldwin County, AL was Census Tract 113 with a value of $88,121, followed by Census Tract 111.02 and Census Tract 107.04, with respective values of $84,493 and $78,798.

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

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Household Income

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$71,039
Median Household Income
± $2,374
90.8k
Number of Households
± 3,015

In 2022, the median household income of the 90.8k households in Baldwin County, AL grew to $71,039 from the previous year's value of $64,346.

The following chart displays the households in Baldwin 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 Baldwin 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 (81.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (9.1%)
  3. Carpooled (6.91%)

In 2022, 81.3% of workers in Baldwin County, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (9.1%) and those who carpooled to work (6.91%).

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Baldwin County, AL have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.93% of the workforce in Baldwin 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 Baldwin County, AL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Baldwin County, AL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 12.4% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Baldwin County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 1.08%.

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Poverty & Diversity

10.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Baldwin County, AL (23.4k out of 230k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Baldwin County, AL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

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, 12.4% of the children was living in poverty in Baldwin County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 8.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 204 in Baldwin County, AL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 9.64 per 100,000 population.

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Health

90.7% of the population of Baldwin County, AL has health coverage, with 43.1% on employee plans, 11.7% on Medicaid, 15.4% on Medicare, 17.7% on non-group plans, and 2.9% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Baldwin County, AL see 1450 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.75% increase from the previous year (1425 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2047 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1006 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,450 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Baldwin County, AL

Primary care physicians in Baldwin County, AL see an average of 1,450 patients per year. This represents a 1.75% increase from the previous year (1,425 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Baldwin 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 22.4% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 39.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 21% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48% were men and 52% were women.

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Uninsured People

9.33%
Uninsured
43.1%
Employer Coverage
11.7%
Medicaid
15.4%
Medicare
17.7%
Non-Group
2.9%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Baldwin County, AL declined by 4.07% from 9.73% to 9.33%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 51.2 in Baldwin County, AL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

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 29.6% in Baldwin County, AL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 10.9% in Baldwin County, AL.

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