Dentagraphics

Alabama
Dental Demographics

4,914,536Population
▲ 2.8%

50,645.3 square miles

97.0 people per square mile

DentaScore is a starting point in determining a location's comparative potential for a dental practice. The score is automatically computed weekly based on numerous public and private data points. Scores range from 0 to 10 with higher numbers being better. DentaScore is Dentagraphic's comparison of the desirability of a location for a dental practice to similar locations, computed using a proprietary formula. It is not a prediction or an appraisal.
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Dental Practices
1,073General Practices

There are an average of 4,580 residents per general dental practice in Alabama, which is higher than the current U.S. average of 3,411.

486Specialty Practices

There are an average of 10,112 residents per specialty practice in Alabama, which is higher than the current U.S. average of 8,885.

Saturation
Age
40.4Median Age

This is higher than the current U.S. median of 37.8 years.

Income
$48,123Median household income

This is lower than the current U.S. median of $60,336.

19.3%People below poverty line

This is higher than the current U.S. rate of 12.7%.

Medicaid Eligibility
739,890Medicaid Enrollees

The table to the right provides eligibility levels in Alabama for key coverage groups that use Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI), as of January 2020. All income standards are expressed as a percentage of the federal poverty level (FPL). Other eligibility criteria also apply, such as citizenship, immigration status, and state residency.

  • Infants
    0-1
  • Children
    1-5
  • Children
    6-19
  • Parent or
    Caretaker
  • Adults
    Expansion
  • 146%
  • 146%
  • 146%
  • 18%
  • No
data courtesy of Medicaid.gov
Language
94.1%Speaks English at home

This is higher than the current U.S. average of 78.3%.

3.6%Speaks Spanish at home

This is lower than the current U.S. average of 13.3%.

Housing
2.46Average people per household

This is lower than the current U.S. average of 2.54.

1,310,255Owner Occupied
644,442Renter Occupied
Education
86%High school graduate or higher

This is lower than the current U.S. rate of 87%.

25%Bachelor's degree or higher

This is lower than the current U.S. rate of 31%.

Construction
17,748Residential unit permits filed
in 2019
1.3%Of all units in United States in 2019
19.7%More residential unit permits than
in 2018
57.6%More permits than in 2010

Dentagraphics provides the above data "as is," "with all faults" and "as available." To the maximum extent permitted by law, Dentagraphics makes no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of the data, information or assumptions it uses. Dentagraphics expressly disclaims any and all warranties or conditions, express, statutory or implied, including those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, workmanlike effort or accuracy.

If you are interested in buying, selling or building a dental practice, do not rely on this data for determining the desirability of a location. It is a starting point that you should supplement with other research such as:

  • Your individual practice strategy;
  • A comparative market analysis from a real estate agent;
  • A business valuation or appraisal from a professional appraiser;
  • Visiting the practice location.

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