Helena, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Helena, Alabama Info Snack

Population
18,631
Unemployment
1.7%
Poverty
4.8%
Median Home
$203,100
Median Income
$89,982
Median Rent
$1,201

Helena SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
4

Helena, AL Cost Of Living

102
Helena's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Helena Alabama National Average
Overall 102 90 100
Services 100 98 100
Groceries 94 98 100
Health 93 92 100
Housing 109 73 100
Transportation 95 91 100
Utilities 100 103 100

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
2020 18,631 4.3%
2019 17,861 -0.4%
2018 17,928 1.7%
2017 17,630 0.2%
2016 17,589 5.0%
2015 16,752 -1.2%
2014 16,956 2.7%
2013 16,504 3.0%
2012 16,018 3.6%
2011 15,463 -

Race / Ethnicity in Helena

White
72.1% (13,429)
African American
17.2% (3,212)
American Indian
0.1% (25)
Asian
1.2% (228)
Hawaiian
0.1% (13)
Other
0.4% (67)
Two Or More
4.2% (776)
Hispanic
4.7% (881)
Race Helena AL USA
White 72.1% 65.2% 60.1%
African American 17.2% 26.4% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.6%
Asian 1.2% 1.4% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 4.2% 1.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 4.7% 4.4% 18.2%

Gender in Helena

Female
52.1% (9,709)
Male
47.9% (8,922)
Gender Helena AL USA
Female 52.1% 51.7% 50.8%
Male 47.9% 48.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Helena for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (372)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (372)
High School / GED
17.0% (3,167)
Some College
23.0% (4,285)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (1,863)
Bachelor's Degree
32.0% (5,961)
Master's Degree
10.0% (1,863)
Professional Degree
2.0% (372)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (372)
Education Helena AL USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 30.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 32.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 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
4.1% (76,096)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (55,728)
$15,000 to $24,999
2.0% (37,906)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.6% (47,525)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.8% (182,179)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.0% (354,458)
$75,000 to $99,999
19.1% (355,873)
$100,000 to $149,999
24.0% (447,245)
$150,000 to $199,999
7.5% (140,312)
$200,000 or more
8.9% (165,772)
Income Helena AL USA
Less than $10,000 4.1% 8.1% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 2.0% 10.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.6% 10.5% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.8% 13.2% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.0% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 19.1% 11.8% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 24.0% 13.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 7.5% 4.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 8.9% 4.4% 8.3%

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