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  • Cullman

    COUNTY SNAPSHOT

    Cullman County has a total land area of 755 square miles with 735 square miles of land and 20 square miles of water and is the largest county by size in our region. The county seat is the City of Cullman, which is the largest city in the county. Cullman County comprises the Cullman, AL Micropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL Combined Statistical Area (CSA).

    2015 Population – 80,965

    11 cities/towns
    Urban 27%
    Rural 73%

    CITY/TOWN POPULATIONS

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Cullman County80,956
    Baileyton 909
    Colony 345
    Cullman 15,014
    Dodge City 714
    Fairview 483
    Garden City 347
    Good Hope 2,232
    Hanceville 3,195
    Holly Pond 1,084
    South Vinemont 545
    West Point 626

    MEDIAN AGE

    40.5

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    AGE GROUP

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
    16 and Over 64,915 80.2%
    18 and Over 62,682 77.4%
    21 and Over 59,687 73.7%
    65 and Over 14,033 17.3%

    MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

    $38,971

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Population 18 to 246,909
    Less than High School 20.6%
    High School Graduate 30.6%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 44.7%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 4.1%
    Population 25 years and Over55,773
    Less than High School 18.2%
    High School Graduate 34.7%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 32.6%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 14.6%
  • Lawrence

    COUNTY SNAPSHOT

    Lawrence County has a total area of 717 square miles with 691 square miles of land and 27 square miles of water and is our most rural county. The county seat is the City of Moulton, which is the largest city in the county. Lawrence County is included in the Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which is also included in the Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL Combined Statistical Area (CSA).

    2015 Population – 33,586

    5 cities/towns
    Urban 9%
    Rural 91%

    CITY/TOWN POPULATIONS

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Lawrence County33,586
    Courtland 592
    Hillsboro 562
    Moulton 3,386
    North Courtland 710
    Town Creek 998

    MEDIAN AGE

    41.7

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    AGE GROUP

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    16 and Over 27,054 80.6%
    18 and Over 26,147 77.9%
    21 and Over 25,049 74.6%
    65 and Over 5,306 15.8%

    MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

    $40,003

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Population 18 to 242,855
    Less than High School 16.1%
    High School Graduate 37.9%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 39.3%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 6.8%
    Population 25 years and Over23,292
    Less than High School 21.1%
    High School Graduate 40.6%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 27.1%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 11.1%
  • Morgan

    COUNTY SNAPSHOT

    Morgan County has a total land area of 599 square miles with 579 square miles of land and 20 square miles of water and is the smallest county by size in our region, but conversely, it’s our most urban county. The county seat is the City of Decatur, which is the largest city in the county and the region. Morgan County is included in the Decatur, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which is also included in the Huntsville-Decatur-Albertville, AL Combined Statistical Area (CSA).

    2015 Population – 119,786

    7 cities/towns
    Urban 62%
    Rural 38%

    CITY/TOWN POPULATIONS

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Morgan County119,786
    Decatur 55,598
    Eva 552
    Falkville 1,226
    Hartselle 14,455
    Priceville 2,943
    Somerville 691
    Trinity 2,239

    MEDIAN AGE

    39.5

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    AGE GROUP

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    16 and Over 95,186 79.46%
    18 and Over 91,821 76.70%
    21 and Over 87,838 73.30%
    65 and Over 18,332 15.30%

    MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

    $45,751

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Population 18 to 249,844
    Less than High School 20.0%
    High School Graduate 34.8%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 40.4%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 4.8%
    Population 25 years and Over81,977
    Less than High School 17.2%
    High School Graduate 31.0%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 30.5%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 21.3%
  • NARCOG Region

    REGION SNAPSHOT

    The NARCOG region comprises Cullman, Lawrence, and Morgan counties…

    2015 Population – 234,337

    23 cities/towns
    Urban 42%
    Rural 58%

    CITY/TOWN POPULATIONS

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    NARCOG REGION 234,337
    Cullman County 80,965
    Lawrence County 33,586
    Morgan County 119,786

    MEDIAN AGES

    Cullman County 40.5
    Lawrence County 41.7
    Morgan County 39.5

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    AGE GROUP

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census
    16 and Over 187,155 79.87%
    18 and Over 180,650 77.09%
    21 and Over 172,574 73.64%
    65 and Over 37,671 16.08%

    MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME

    Cullman County $38,971
    Lawrence County $40,003
    Morgan County $45,751

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

    EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
    Population 18 to 2419,608
    Less than High School 19.6%
    High School Graduate 33.8%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 41.7%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 4.8%
    Population 25 years and Over161,042
    Less than High School 18.1%
    High School Graduate 33.6%
    Some College or Associate’s Degree 30.8%
    Bachelor’s Degree or Higher 17.5%

    DEMOGRAPHICS FOR THE REGION

    The following table depicts the population trends and projections for our region and three counties over a 35 year period from 1990 to 2025 compared to the State.

    Population Trends & Projections

    YEAR 1990 2000 2010 2015* 2020* 2025*
    REGION 199,169 223,350 234,235 239,106 243,114 245,983
    CULLMAN 67,613 77,483 80,406 81,996 83,348 84,347
    LAWRENCE 31,513 34,803 34,339 34,008 33,547 32,934
    MORGAN 100,043 111,064 119,490 123,102 126,219 128,702
    ALABAMA 4,404,587 4,447,100 4,779,736 4,943,866 5,101,172 5,242,423

    Source: Source: US Census Bureau, 2010 US Census
    *University of Alabama, Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER), Fall 2012 *

    The following chart illustrates the population trends and projections for our region and three counties over a 55 year period from 1970 to 2025.

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