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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Jefferson County, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Jefferson County, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 8,858   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7,395   (2.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 12,591   (4.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 24,967   (8.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 34,377   (12.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 56,272   (19.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 50,667   (17.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 26,704   (9.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 10,864   (3.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 12,829   (4.5%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 5,389   (1.9%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 1,898   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 16,306   (5.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 17,902   (6.2%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Jefferson County, Alabama)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 13,922

1 vehicle available : 53,782

2 vehicles available : 11,096

3 vehicles available : 2,275

4 or more vehicles available : 911

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 4,011

1 vehicle available : 19,931

2 vehicles available : 45,657

3 vehicles available : 12,754

4 or more vehicles available : 3,782

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,095

1 vehicle available : 10,014

2 vehicles available : 15,885

3 vehicles available : 9,729

4 or more vehicles available : 3,531

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,388

1 vehicle available : 8,233

2 vehicles available : 19,903

3 vehicles available : 11,219

4 or more vehicles available : 7,741


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Jefferson County, Alabama)

1-person household:

No workers : 40,951

1 worker : 41,035

2-person household:

No workers : 25,619

1 worker : 31,997

2 workers : 28,519

3-person household:

No workers : 6,589

1 worker : 15,214

2 workers : 15,608

3 workers : 3,843

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 4,840

1 worker : 17,234

2 workers : 19,557

3 or more workers : 6,853


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Jefferson County, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 244,046

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 20,519

In 3-person carpool : 3,057

In 4-person carpool : 496

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 730

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 221

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 2,850

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 20

Taxicab : 255

Motorcycle : 281

Bicycle : 336

Walked : 3,457

Other means : 1,333

Worked at home : 7,232


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Jefferson County, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 4,732

5 to 9 minutes : 22,653

10 to 14 minutes : 35,948

15 to 19 minutes : 49,989

20 to 24 minutes : 52,375

25 to 29 minutes : 20,866

30 to 34 minutes : 49,263

35 to 39 minutes : 7,447

40 to 44 minutes : 7,669

45 to 59 minutes : 16,143

60 to 89 minutes : 6,717

90 or more minutes : 3,799


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Jefferson County, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 46,414  (30.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 18,309  (12.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 31,535  (20.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 313  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 25,225  (16.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 54,473  (37.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 22,402  (15.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 59,811  (41.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 125  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 915  (0.6%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Jefferson County, Alabama

Rail Station(s)


    1819 Morris Ave.
    Birmingham, Alabama 35203

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Jefferson County, Alabama

Employed: 313,125
Unemployed: 11,527



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Jefferson County, Alabama

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 12.9%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.4%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.7%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.8%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 24.9%
  • Other: 59.3%



Water Usage In Jefferson County, Alabama

Ground Water

 
Fresh 19.58 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 19.58 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 83.06 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 83.06 Mgal/d





There are 1,449 Farms In Jefferson County, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Jefferson County, Alabama

Regions Bank - 53 Branches


    Bank Assets: $6.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 31 Branches


    Bank Assets: $44.5b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Compass Bank - 21 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 675

Branch Banking And Trust Company - 14 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.5b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,843

Pnc Bank, National Association - 10 Branches


    Bank Assets: $3.1b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Synovus Bank - 9 Branches


    Bank Assets: $236.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Iberiabank - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $106.7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 183

Cadence Bank, N.a. - 7 Branches


    Bank Assets: $49.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 98

Bancorpsouth Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $77.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 259

Woodforest National Bank - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $25m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Jefferson County, Alabama

  • Birmingham International


    (about 4.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 4.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 4.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Bessemer Airport


    (about 15.9 miles in Helena, Alabama; Airport Code: EKY)

  • Shelby County


    (about 24.4 miles in Saginaw, Alabama; Airport Code: AL2)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 44.8 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Tuscaloosa Regional


    (about 49.9 miles in Northport, Alabama; Airport Code: TCL)

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 52.4 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 52.5 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Anniston Metro


    (about 56.0 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Anniston Regional


    (about 56.0 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Anniston/Calhoun County


    (about 56.1 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Albertville Regional-Thomas J Brumlik Field


    (about 58.5 miles in Albertville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL1)

  • Thomas C. Russell Field


    (about 65.3 miles in Alexander City, Alabama; Airport Code: ALX)

  • Perry County


    (about 72.6 miles in Marion, Alabama; Airport Code: XWU)

  • Selfield


    (about 74.8 miles in Selma, Alabama; Airport Code: SES)

  • Huntsville International-Carl T Jones Field


    (about 76.7 miles in Huntsville, Alabama; Airport Code: HSV)

  • Pryor Field Regional


    (about 78.1 miles in Tanner, Alabama; Airport Code: DCU)

  • Marion County


    (about 78.8 miles in Hamilton, Alabama; Airport Code: HAB)

  • Redstone AAF


    (about 79.9 miles in Huntsville, Alabama; Airport Code: HUA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Jefferson County, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

83.34%

Carpooled

11.74%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.96%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.00%

Subway Or Elevated

0.01%

Railroad

0.01%

Ferryboat

0.02%

Taxicab

0.08%

Motorcycle

0.07%

Bicycle

0.06%

Walked

1.31%

Other Means

0.52%

Worked At Home

1.86%



(updated 2010)





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