U.S. Beacon December 9, 2022

Muscle Shoals, AL

Colbert County, Alabama

Latitude: 34.750788     Longitude: -87.650278
Population 12,523 (2005)
Elevation of Muscle Shoals, Alabama: 510 feet



General Social Characteristics, 2000 data (id:0153016, place: Muscle Shoals city, Alabama)

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school: 3,076 (100%)
Nursery school, preschool: 182 (5.92%)
Kindergarten: 167 (5.43%)
Elementary school (grades 1-8): 1,408 (45.77%)
High school (grades 9-12): 702 (22.82%)
College or graduate school: 617 (20.06%)

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over: 7,990 (100%)
Less than 9th grade: 238 (2.98%)
9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 991 (12.4%)
High school graduate (includes equivalency): 2,711 (33.93%)
Some college, no degree: 1,900 (23.78%)
Associate degree: 529 (6.62%)
Bachelor's degree: 1,024 (12.82%)
Graduate or professional degree: 597 (7.47%)
Percent high school graduate or higher: 84.6%
Percent bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%

MARITIAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over: 9,492 (100%)
Never married: 1,636 (17.24%)
Now married, except separated: 5,877 (61.92%)
Separated: 89 (0.94%)
Total Widowed: 688 (7.25%)
Widowed Female: 603 (6.35%)
Total Divorced: 1,202 (12.66%)
Divorced Female: 742 (7.82%)

GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years: 199 (100%)
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren: 129 (64.82%)

VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over: 9,001 (100%)
Civilian veterans: 1,267 (14.08%)

DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years: 2,738 (100%)
--With a disability: 100 (3.65%)
Population 21 to 64 years: 6,875 (100%)
--With a disability: 1,454 (21.15%)
----Percent employed: 62.7%
--No disability: 5,421 (78.85%)
----Percent employed: 75.8%
Population 65 years and over: 1,399 (100%)
--With a disability: 507 (36.24%)

RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over: 11,205 (100%)
Same house in 1995: 6,183 (55.18%)
Different house in the U.S. in 1995: 4,978 (44.43%)
--Same county: 2,890 (25.79%)
--Different county: 2,088 (18.63%)
----Same state: 1,109 (9.9%)
----Different state: 979 (8.74%)
Elsewhere in 1995: 44 (0.39%)

NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population: 12,016 (100%)
Native: 11,973 (99.64%)
--Born in United States: 11,920 (100%)
----State of residence: 8,984 (74.77%)
----Different state: 2,936 (24.43%)
--Born outside United States: 53 (0.44%)
Foreign born: 43 (0.36%)
----Entered 1990 to March 2000: 5 (0.04%)
--Naturalized citizen: 38 (0.32%)
--Not a citizen: 5 (0.04%)

REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea): 43 (100%)
Europe: 0 (0%)
Asia: 5 (11.63%)
Africa: 12 (27.91%)
Oceania: 0 (0%)
Latin America: 18 (41.86%)
Northern America: 8 (18.6%)

LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over: 11,205 (100%)
English only: 11,020 (98.35%)
Language other than English: 185 (1.65%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 28 (0.25%)
--Spanish: 113 (1.01%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 28 (0.25%)
--Other Indo-European languages: 54 (0.48%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)
--Asian and Pacific Island languages: 9 (0.08%)
----Speak English less than "very well": 0 (0%)

ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population: 12,016 (100%)
Total ancestries reported: 9,974% (83.01%)
Arab: 12 (0.1%)
Czech: 15 (0.12%)
Danish: 0 (0%)
Dutch: 58 (0.48%)
English: 1,152 (9.59%)
French (except Basque): 154 (1.28%)
French Canadian: 0 (0%)
German: 718 (5.98%)
Greek: 65 (0.54%)
Hungarian: 26 (0.22%)
Irish: 1,195 (9.95%)
Italian: 91 (0.76%)
Lithuanian: 0 (0%)
Norwegian: 86 (0.72%)
Polish: 139 (1.16%)
Portuguese: 0 (0%)
Russian: 0 (0%)
Scotch-Irish: 155 (1.29%)
Scottish: 113 (0.94%)
Slovak: 0 (0%)
Subsaharan African: 57 (0.47%)
Swedish: 22 (0.18%)
Swiss: 0 (0%)
Ukrainian: 0 (0%)
United States or American: 2,852 (23.74%)
Welsh: 31 (0.26%)
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups): 0 (0%)
Other ancestries: 3,033 (25.24%)

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