Hoover, AL

84,943 Population
47 square miles 1,808.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.7%
was 1.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in AL
Population Density
1,808.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
54.6%
was 57.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
12.1%
was 9.7%
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Percent Under 18
25.5%
was 25.8%
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Percent 65 and Over
14.8%
was 15.5%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AL

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
2.8
was 4.1
Ranked 3rd Lowest in AL
Percent Living in Poverty
5.4%
was 4.7%
Ranked 1st Lowest in AL
Median Household Income
$78,056
was $77,365
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Gini Income Distribution
 
47.3
42.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
3.5
was 2.4
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
151.5
was 87.9
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
2,885.1
was 3,085.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
34,976
was 34,995
Ranked 6th Highest in AL
Median Rent
$1,021
was $1,008
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Total Building Permits
279
was 358
 
Occupied Housing Units
32,110
was 32,767
 
Homeownership Rate
67.9%
was 70.5%
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Single Family Building Permits
279
was 358
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
742.4
was 744.7
Ranked 3rd Highest in AL
Rental Vacancy Rate
21.8%
was 18.7%
Ranked 6th Highest in AL
Multifamily Building Permits
0
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
7.6
was 10.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
3.3
was 4.4
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
97.5%
was 97.5%
Ranked 6th Highest in AL
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
92.0%
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.6%
was 99.6%
Ranked 2nd Highest in AL

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
95.2%
was 96.2%
Ranked 1st Highest in AL
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
57.7%
was 54.1%
Ranked 1st Highest in AL

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