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Alabama: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 4,447,100
  • Males: 2,144,463
  • Females: 2,302,637

Top 4 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (3,989,795)
  2. Spanish (89,750)
  3. German (14,885)
  4. French (13,405)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (1,380,121)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (327,734)
  3. Catholic Church (150,647)
  4. Churches of Christ (119,049)
  5. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (68,766)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 1,783,712
  • Sensory: 183,476
  • Physical: 449,163
  • Mental: 253,835
  • Self-care: 146,985
  • Go outside home: 357,748
  • Employment: 385,357

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 56,369

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 1,737,080
  • Utility gas: 661,032
  • Bottled or LP gas: 243,761
  • Electricity: 798,542
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 7,348
  • Coal or Coke: 582
  • Wood: 19,548
  • Solar Energy: 216
  • Other fuel: 1,715
  • No fuel used: 4,336

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 3,030,493
  • No vehicle: 210,273
  • 1 or more vehicle: 2,820,220

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 35,774
  • No High School: 204,559
  • Some High School: 473,748
  • High School: 877,216
  • Some College: 591,055
  • Associate's Degree: 155,440
  • College Degree: 351,772
  • Master's Degree: 137,729
  • Professional Degree: 39,827
  • Doctoral Degree: 20,280

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 1,737,080
  • Owners with phone: 1,226,085
  • Owners without phone: 32,601
  • Renters with phone: 437,438
  • Renters without phone: 40,956
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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