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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,465

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 452

Female householder, no husband present : 1,504

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 2,570

Householder not living alone : 235


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 222

Female householder and female partner : 4

Female householder and male partner : 146

All other households : 7,854


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 2,963

Renter-occupied housing units : 502

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 396

Renter-occupied housing units : 56

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 892

Renter-occupied housing units : 612

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 1,762

Renter-occupied housing units : 1,043


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 1,464

$10,000 to $14,999 : 1,105

$15,000 to $19,999 : 776

$20,000 to $24,999 : 596

$25,000 to $29,999 : 482

$30,000 to $34,999 : 459

$35,000 to $39,999 : 311

$40,000 to $44,999 : 439

$45,000 to $49,999 : 277

$50,000 to $59,999 : 389

$60,000 to $74,999 : 696

$75,000 to $99,999 : 723

$100,000 to $124,999 : 346

$125,000 to $149,999 : 104

$150,000 to $199,999 : 53

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Total : 9,829


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Occupied : 8,226

Vacant : 1,603


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 119

Built 2000 to 2004 : 475

Built 1990 to 1999 : 1,833

Built 1980 to 1989 : 1,599

Built 1970 to 1979 : 2,082

Built 1960 to 1969 : 1,616

Built 1950 to 1959 : 973

Built 1940 to 1949 : 449

Built 1939 or earlier : 683


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Utility gas : 1,749

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 2,020

Electricity : 4,158

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 34

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 245

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 2

No fuel used : 18


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Pickens County, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 434

$10,000 to $14,999 : 238

$15,000 to $19,999 : 213

$20,000 to $24,999 : 197

$25,000 to $29,999 : 196

$30,000 to $34,999 : 190

$35,000 to $39,999 : 88

$40,000 to $49,999 : 444

$50,000 to $59,999 : 520

$60,000 to $69,999 : 425

$70,000 to $79,999 : 167

$80,000 to $89,999 : 721

$90,000 to $99,999 : 300

$100,000 to $124,999 : 658

$125,000 to $149,999 : 433

$150,000 to $174,999 : 224

$175,000 to $199,999 : 159

$200,000 to $249,999 : 207

$250,000 to $299,999 : 81

$300,000 to $399,999 : 54

$400,000 to $499,999 : 9

$500,000 to $749,999 : 53

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 2


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Pickens 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 : 96

Home equity loan only : 165

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 5

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 2,361

Housing units without a mortgage : 3,386


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $35,200

Built 2000 to 2004 : $54,400

Built 1990 to 1999 : $55,900

Built 1980 to 1989 : $72,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $81,600

Built 1960 to 1969 : $88,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $69,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $62,400

Built 1939 or earlier : $83,900


(updated 2009)







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

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Pickens 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 12 12 $965,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

12 12 $965,000
2000        
  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
2001        
  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
2002        
  Single Family 6 6 $473,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

6 6 $473,000
2003        
  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
2004        
  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
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 (Pickens County, AL): $26,254
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Pickens County): $57,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Pickens County, Alabama

Utility Gas: 22.9%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 28.7%
Electricity: 42.4%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 4.1%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





Population in Group Quarters in Pickens County, Alabama

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 50.9%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 48.2%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 0.9%


(updated 2010)







Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Pickens County): $245
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447
Fair Market Rent in 2007 (Pickens County): $506


(updated 2010)



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