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Helena City, Alabama Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Helena City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,774

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 185

Female householder, no husband present : 514

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 990

Householder not living alone : 83


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Helena City, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 14

Male householder and female partner : 100

Female householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and male partner : 42

All other households : 5,376


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Helena City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,606

Renter-occupied housing units : 168

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 173

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 360

Renter-occupied housing units : 154

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 993

Renter-occupied housing units : 80


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Helena City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 86

$10,000 to $14,999 : 49

$15,000 to $19,999 : 88

$20,000 to $24,999 : 139

$25,000 to $29,999 : 133

$30,000 to $34,999 : 299

$35,000 to $39,999 : 190

$40,000 to $44,999 : 85

$45,000 to $49,999 : 166

$50,000 to $59,999 : 586

$60,000 to $74,999 : 790

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,250

$100,000 to $124,999 : 788

$125,000 to $149,999 : 379

$150,000 to $199,999 : 290

$200,000 or more : 228


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Helena City, Alabama)

Total : 5,832


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Helena City, Alabama)

Occupied : 5,546

Vacant : 286


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Helena City, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Helena City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 646

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,457

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,382

Built 1980 to 1989 : 795

Built 1970 to 1979 : 340

Built 1960 to 1969 : 97

Built 1950 to 1959 : 57

Built 1940 to 1949 : 27

Built 1939 or earlier : 31


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Helena City, Alabama)

Utility gas : 2,463

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 85

Electricity : 2,983

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Helena City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 8

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 44

$90,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 463

$125,000 to $149,999 : 860

$150,000 to $174,999 : 997

$175,000 to $199,999 : 882

$200,000 to $249,999 : 760

$250,000 to $299,999 : 406

$300,000 to $399,999 : 373

$400,000 to $499,999 : 148

$500,000 to $749,999 : 94

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Helena City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 487

Home equity loan only : 696

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 32

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 3,098

Housing units without a mortgage : 819


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Helena City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : $287,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $204,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $165,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $168,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $165,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $124,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $103,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $118,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $201,600


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Helena City, Alabama

Occupied

96.64%

Vacant

3.36%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Helena City, Alabama

Owner Occupied

95.60%

Renter Occupied

4.40%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Helena City, Alabama: 79.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Helena City, Alabama: 658 (3.9%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Helena City, Alabama: 2.80
Average Household Size in Alabama: 2.48


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Helena City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 300 300 $36,293,215
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

300 300 $36,293,215
2000        
  Single Family 187 187 $20,839,760
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 38 $3,187,600
  Total

194 225 $24,027,360
2001        
  Single Family 204 204 $27,129,975
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

204 204 $27,129,975
2002        
  Single Family 202 202 $28,485,375
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

202 202 $28,485,375
2003        
  Single Family 157 157 $25,366,875
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

157 157 $25,366,875
2004        
  Single Family 353 353 $53,630,851
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

353 353 $53,630,851
2005        
  Single Family 242 242 $41,800,245
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

242 242 $41,800,245
2006        
  Single Family 177 177 $34,155,345
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

177 177 $34,155,345


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Helena City, AL): $62,908
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Helena City): $128,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Helena City): $681
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Helena City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 42.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.1%
Electricity: 55.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Helena City, Alabama

Institutionalized population

0.0%

Correctional facilities for adults

0.0%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

0.0%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

0.0%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

0.0%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

0.0%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for adults

0.0%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(updated 2010)





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