Talladega, AL

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2022 Population
15,071
4.51% 1-year decline
US Senator
Tommy Tuberville
Republican Party
US Senator
Katie Britt
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
39.6
0.253% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
28.8%
7.66% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$37,945
19.3% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$99,900
3.74% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
4,773
6.96% 1-year decline

About

In 2022, Talladega, AL had a population of 15.1k people with a median age of 39.6 and a median household income of $37,945. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Talladega, AL declined from 15,782 to 15,071, a −4.51% decrease and its median household income grew from $31,795 to $37,945, a 19.3% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Talladega, AL are Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (53.4%), White (Non-Hispanic) (37.8%), White (Hispanic) (3.12%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.64%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.43%).

None of the households in Talladega, AL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Talladega, AL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Talladega, AL are Talladega College (161 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Talladega, AL was $99,900, and the homeownership rate was 54.1%.

Most people in Talladega, AL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Talladega, AL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Talladega, AL is home to a population of 15.1k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 3.05% of Talladega, AL residents were born outside of the country (459 people).

In 2022, there were 1.41 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.05k people) in Talladega, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 470 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Talladega, AL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Talladega, AL was 98%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Talladega, AL
  1. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    8.05k ± 564
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    5.7k ± 573
  3. White (Hispanic)
    470 ± 262
5.62%
Hispanic Population
847 people

In 2022, there were 1.41 times more Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents (8.05k people) in Talladega, AL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.7k White (Non-Hispanic) and 470 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.62% of the people in Talladega, AL are hispanic (847 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Talladega, AL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    45,935 ± 5,238 people
  2. Guatemala
    15,043 ± 3,007 people
  3. India
    10,012 ± 2,454 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alabama was Mexico, the natal country of 45,935 Alabama residents, followed by Guatemala with 15,043 and India with 10,012.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.05%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
459 people
2.71%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
427 people

As of 2022, 3.05% of Talladega, AL residents (459 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Talladega, AL was 2.71%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    205 ± 96
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    142 ± 94
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    76 ± 53

Talladega, AL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.44 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Talladega, AL employs 4.77k people. The largest industries in Talladega, AL are Manufacturing (1,203 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (641 people), and Educational Services (545 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($58,387), Transportation & Warehousing ($56,950), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($56,641).

Males in Alabama have an average income that is 1.43 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,264. The income inequality in Alabama (measured using the Gini index) is 0.458, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

4.77k
2022 Value
± 543
−6.96%
1 Year decline
± 17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Talladega, AL declined at a rate of −6.96%, from 5.13k employees to 4.77k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Talladega, AL, are Production Occupations (968 people), Sales & Related Occupations (400 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (344 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Talladega, AL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

4.77k
2022 Value
± 543
−6.96%
1 Year decline
± 17%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Talladega, AL declined at a rate of −6.96%, from 5.13k employees to 4.77k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Talladega, AL, are Manufacturing (1,203 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (641 people), and Educational Services (545 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Talladega, AL, though some of these residents may live in Talladega, AL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$39,052
Median earning men ± $6,842
$27,169
Median earning women ± $3,393

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($78,313), Public Administration ($56,705), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($56,400).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($62,132), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($55,625), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,703).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.1%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 2.13M people employed in Alabama. This represents a 2.1% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.2%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alabama.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alabama went to Donald J. Trump with 62% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (36.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.08%).

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing the state of Alabama. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alabama

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Tommy Tuberville
Senator from Alabama2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021
Katie Britt
Senator from Alabama3
Assumed office on January 3, 2023

Tommy Tuberville and Katie Britt are the senators currently representing Alabama.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alabama over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Alabama

Alabama is currently represented by 7 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Alabama have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Talladega, AL awarded 161 degrees. The student population of Talladega, AL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 453 male students and 450 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Talladega, AL are Black or African American (139 and 92.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (3 and 2%), White (3 and 2%), and Two or More Races (2 and 1.33%).

The largest universities in Talladega, AL by number of degrees awarded are Talladega College (161 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Talladega, AL are General Business Administration & Management (52 and 32.3%), General Psychology (28 and 17.4%), and Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Administration (16 and 9.94%).

The median tuition cost in Talladega, AL for private four year colleges is $12,130.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 903 students enrolled in Talladega, AL, 50.2% men and 49.8% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Black or African American with 764 records, of which 52.1% were women and 47.9% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Talladega, AL was General Psychology with 28 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Talladega, AL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
161 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Talladega College with 161 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 56 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Talladega, AL, which is 0.533 times less than the 105 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Black or African American students. These 139 degrees mean that there were 46.3 times more degrees awarded to Black or African American students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 3 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($12,130) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,756) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,200) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.905% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.822% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.23M), Some college (913k), and Secondary Education (625k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Talladega, AL was $99,900 in 2022, which is 0.354 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $96,300 to $99,900, a 3.74% increase. The homeownership rate in Talladega, AL is 54.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Talladega, AL have an average commute time of 24.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Talladega, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Talladega, AL is $37,945. In 2022, the place with the highest median household income in Talladega, AL was Census Tract 109 with a value of $59,909, followed by Census Tract 111 and Census Tract 107, with respective values of $48,663 and $46,932.

Property

$99,900
Median Property Value 2022
±$12,890
$2,842
Median Property Taxes
±$388

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Talladega, AL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Talladega, AL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

54.1%
Homeownership
2022
62.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 54.1% of the housing units in Talladega, AL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 54.2%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 109
  2. Census Tract 111
  3. Census Tract 107

In 2022, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Talladega, AL was Census Tract 109 with a value of $59,909, followed by Census Tract 111 and Census Tract 107, with respective values of $48,663 and $46,932.

The following map shows all of the places in Talladega, AL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$37,945
Median Household Income
± $5,635
5.25k
Number of Households
± 568

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.25k households in Talladega, AL grew to $37,945 from the previous year's value of $31,795.

The following chart displays the households in Talladega, AL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Talladega, AL is from Alabama.
0.458
2022 Wage GINI in Alabama
0.458
2021 Wage GINI in Alabama

In 2022, the income inequality in Alabama was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0777% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Alabama was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alabama in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (81%)
  2. Carpooled (10.1%)
  3. Other (3.21%)

In 2022, 81% of workers in Talladega, AL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.1%) and those who used some unspecified means to get work (3.21%).

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Commute Time

24.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Talladega, AL have a shorter commute time (24.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.7% of the workforce in Talladega, AL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

28.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Talladega, AL (3.5k out of 12.1k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 25 - 34.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Talladega, AL is Black, followed by White and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

86.3% of the population of Talladega, AL has health coverage, with 34.6% on employee plans, 24.9% on Medicaid, 14.1% on Medicare, 12.4% on non-group plans, and 0.312% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Talladega County, AL see 3199 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.2% increase from the previous year (3070 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3199 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4210 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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3,199 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Talladega County, AL

Primary care physicians in Talladega County, AL see an average of 3,199 patients per year. This represents a 4.2% increase from the previous year (3,070 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Talladega County, AL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 20.7% under 18 years, 24% between 18 and 34 years, 37.1% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.8% were men and 53.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.7%
Uninsured
34.6%
Employer Coverage
24.9%
Medicaid
14.1%
Medicare
12.4%
Non-Group
0.312%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Talladega, AL declined by 7.56% from 14.8% to 13.7%.

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