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(updated 2010)



Household Type By Tenure
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 17,007

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,719

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,011

Renter-occupied housing units : 497

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,933

Renter-occupied housing units : 2,161

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 6,878

Renter-occupied housing units : 6,453


(updated 2013)



Mortgage Status By Age of Householder
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 2,507

Householder 35 to 44 years : 3,256

Householder 45 to 54 years : 3,821

Householder 55 to 59 years : 2,115

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,483

Householder 65 to 74 years : 1,200

Householder 75 years and over : 675

Housing units without a mortgage:

Householder 15 to 34 years : 716

Householder 35 to 44 years : 714

Householder 45 to 54 years : 1,339

Householder 55 to 59 years : 1,225

Householder 60 to 64 years : 1,222

Householder 65 to 74 years : 3,000

Householder 75 years and over : 3,556


(updated 2013)



Gross Rent As A Percentage Of Household Income
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)

Less than 10.0 percent : 747

10.0 to 14.9 percent : 995

15.0 to 19.9 percent : 1,614

20.0 to 24.9 percent : 1,181

25.0 to 29.9 percent : 1,051

30.0 to 34.9 percent : 824

35.0 to 39.9 percent : 408

40.0 to 49.9 percent : 736

50.0 percent or more : 2,690

Not computed : 1,584


(updated 2013)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Lauderdale County, Alabama)

Built 2010 or later : $253,200

Built 2000 to 2009 : $178,100

Built 1990 to 1999 : $161,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $118,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $117,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $106,600

Built 1950 to 1959 : $95,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $86,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $93,200


(updated 2013)







Percentage of Family Households in Lauderdale County, Alabama: 66.4%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Lauderdale County, 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 129 129 $14,262,969
  Two Family 1 2 $55,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 5 40 $1,604,000
  Total

135 171 $15,921,969
2000        
  Single Family 124 124 $13,295,160
  Two Family 4 8 $303,981
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 9 48 $2,280,740
  Total

137 180 $15,879,881
2001        
  Single Family 85 85 $8,886,886
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 5 $149,370
  Total

86 90 $9,036,256
2002        
  Single Family 94 94 $10,641,325
  Two Family 2 4 $169,776
  Three and Four Family 1 3 $75,000
  Five or More Family 6 54 $2,103,279
  Total

103 155 $12,989,380
2003        
  Single Family 132 132 $16,170,178
  Two Family 3 6 $319,903
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 17 156 $4,900,185
  Total

152 294 $21,390,266
2004        
  Single Family 132 132 $15,561,404
  Two Family 6 12 $561,770
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 2 14 $511,881
  Total

140 158 $16,635,055
2005        
  Single Family 123 123 $13,823,384
  Two Family 7 14 $611,657
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 32 $1,247,924
  Total

134 169 $15,682,965
2006        
  Single Family 159 159 $17,665,726
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 1 8 $311,981
  Total

160 167 $17,977,707


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Lauderdale County, AL): $33,354
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Lauderdale County): $80,900
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Lauderdale County, Alabama

Utility Gas: 38.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 14.0%
Electricity: 44.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.7%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.1%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Lauderdale County, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 7.62%
  • Juvenile facilities : 1.48%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 25.65%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 58.17%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 7.09%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Lauderdale County): $420
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Lauderdale County): $557


(updated 2010)



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