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Housing Analysis

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Perry County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 1,640

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 460

Female householder, no husband present : 1,167

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 1,156

Householder not living alone : 66


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Perry County, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 24

Male householder and female partner : 77

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 138

All other households : 4,250


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Perry County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,377

Renter-occupied housing units : 263

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 361

Renter-occupied housing units : 99

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 508

Renter-occupied housing units : 659

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 755

Renter-occupied housing units : 467


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Perry County, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 731

$10,000 to $14,999 : 456

$15,000 to $19,999 : 663

$20,000 to $24,999 : 332

$25,000 to $29,999 : 279

$30,000 to $34,999 : 337

$35,000 to $39,999 : 388

$40,000 to $44,999 : 166

$45,000 to $49,999 : 148

$50,000 to $59,999 : 220

$60,000 to $74,999 : 351

$75,000 to $99,999 : 261

$100,000 to $124,999 : 50

$125,000 to $149,999 : 59

$150,000 to $199,999 : 10

$200,000 or more : 38


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Perry County, Alabama)

Total : 5,562


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Perry County, Alabama)

Occupied : 4,489

Vacant : 1,073


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Perry County, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Perry County, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 18

Built 2000 to 2004 : 135

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,112

Built 1980 to 1989 : 733

Built 1970 to 1979 : 1,163

Built 1960 to 1969 : 739

Built 1950 to 1959 : 628

Built 1940 to 1949 : 338

Built 1939 or earlier : 696


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Perry County, Alabama)

Utility gas : 1,403

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 1,146

Electricity : 1,749

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 70

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 121

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Perry County, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 85

$10,000 to $14,999 : 90

$15,000 to $19,999 : 147

$20,000 to $24,999 : 59

$25,000 to $29,999 : 18

$30,000 to $34,999 : 255

$35,000 to $39,999 : 159

$40,000 to $49,999 : 465

$50,000 to $59,999 : 213

$60,000 to $69,999 : 158

$70,000 to $79,999 : 312

$80,000 to $89,999 : 244

$90,000 to $99,999 : 77

$100,000 to $124,999 : 145

$125,000 to $149,999 : 164

$150,000 to $174,999 : 61

$175,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 to $249,999 : 108

$250,000 to $299,999 : 126

$300,000 to $399,999 : 35

$400,000 to $499,999 : 21

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 10


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Perry County, 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 : 87

Home equity loan only : 32

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 93

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 1,123

Housing units without a mortgage : 1,666


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $108,900

Built 1990 to 1999 : $38,200

Built 1980 to 1989 : $69,200

Built 1970 to 1979 : $49,800

Built 1960 to 1969 : $103,200

Built 1950 to 1959 : $67,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $33,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $81,500


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Perry County, Alabama: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Perry 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 11 11 $530,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $530,000
2000        
  Single Family 3 3 $165,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $165,000
2001        
  Single Family 3 3 $240,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $240,000
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $60,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $60,000
2003        
  Single Family 1 1 $59,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $59,000
2004        
  Single Family 2 2 $132,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $132,000
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Perry County, AL): $20,200
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Perry County): $39,200
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Perry County, Alabama

Utility Gas: 32.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 32.2%
Electricity: 31.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 3.5%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.2%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Perry County, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 2.36%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 18.72%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 78.92%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Perry County): $341
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Perry County): $484


(updated 2010)



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