Living in Helena, AL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Helena, Alabama Info Snack

Population
18,463
Unemployment
1.2%
Poverty
3.9%
Median Home
$195,100
Median Income
$87,781
Median Rent
$1,341

Helena SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
4

Helena, AL Crime Report

192
Total Crimes
990.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
-60.01%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Helena
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 192 990.4 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 61 314.6 510.8 366.7
Murder 0 0.0 7.3 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 58 299.2 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 131 675.7 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 16 82.5 531.9 340.5
Larceny 97 500.3 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 18 92.8 256.5 219.9

Helena, AL Cost Of Living

96
Helena's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Helena Alabama National Average
Overall 96 89 100
Services 88 98 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 88 91 100
Housing 108 72 100
Transportation 92 91 100
Utilities 103 103 100

Helena, AL Photos

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Rankings for Helena in Alabama

Map Of Helena, AL

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Population over time in Helena

Year Population % Change
2019 18,463 3.4%
2018 17,861 -0.4%
2017 17,928 1.7%
2016 17,630 0.2%
2015 17,589 5.0%
2014 16,752 -1.2%
2013 16,956 2.7%
2012 16,504 3.0%
2011 16,018 3.6%
2010 15,463 -

Race / Ethnicity in Helena

White
75.0% (13,855)
African American
17.1% (3,153)
American Indian
0.2% (28)
Asian
1.4% (257)
Hawaiian
0.1% (11)
Other
0.4% (70)
Two Or More
3.2% (594)
Hispanic
2.7% (495)
Race Helena AL USA
White 75.0% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 17.1% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.2% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.7% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Helena

Female
50.6% (9,336)
Male
49.4% (9,126)
Gender Helena AL USA
Female 50.6% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 49.4% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Helena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (184)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (369)
High School / GED
18.0% (3,323)
Some College
22.0% (4,061)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,846)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (5,908)
Master's Degree
11.0% (2,030)
Professional Degree
2.0% (369)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (369)
Education Helena AL USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 18.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Helena, Alabama

Less than $10,000
2.6% (47,270)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (52,767)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.6% (48,369)
$25,000 to $34,999
5.3% (98,113)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.7% (161,049)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.8% (365,797)
$75,000 to $99,999
17.7% (327,595)
$100,000 to $149,999
26.2% (483,698)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.4% (155,278)
$200,000 or more
5.8% (106,358)
Income Helena AL USA
Less than $10,000 2.6% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.6% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 5.3% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.7% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.8% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 17.7% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 26.2% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.4% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.8% 4.1% 7.7%

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