AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Sweet Water, AL

Sweet Water, AL is located in Marengo County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Sweet Water is about 244 with about 40 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 2,405.

The Average Home Value is $60,800.00, which is roughly 47% lower than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 68% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $38,026.00, which is roughly 13% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 34% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Sweet Water is about 7.2%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Marengo County voted Democratic in the 2020 Presidential Election with a slight difference of 2.64% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Democratic: 50.35%
Republican: 49.02%
Other: 0.63%


Nearby Locations

Thomasville, AL (7.27 mi.)
Campbell, AL (8.80 mi.)
Dixons Mills, AL (12.66 mi.)
Pennington, AL (13.83 mi.)
Magnolia, AL (13.92 mi.)
Lavaca, AL (16.25 mi.)
Butler, AL (16.25 mi.)
Linden, AL (17.78 mi.)
Jachin, AL (19.63 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 36782
Latitude : 32.134298
Longitude : -87.916462
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 292 ft.
Area Code(s) : 334

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.47
Male Population Estimate : 49.44%
Female Population Estimate : 50.56%
Median Age : 42.8
Male Median Age : 42.1
Female Median Age : 43.5

White Population Estimate : 48.98%
Black Population Estimate : 50.40%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 0.75%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.12%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.04%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.17%
Other Population Estimate : 0.62%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sweet Water specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Marengo County: About 12 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Marengo County: About 449 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Marengo County is about 66% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 36% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.