Jefferson County, Alabama's estimated population is 656,005 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Jefferson County, Alabama is the largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 658,215 and has seen a growth of -0.34% since this time.
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.21%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.06%.
94.22% of Jefferson County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.43% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Alabama is Native, with 32.78% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Jefferson County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.02%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jefferson County, Alabama
95.91% of Jefferson County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 75.11% having been born in Alabama. 2.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.