Helena, Alabama

Population In Helena, Alabama

Population18631

In terms of political views, the Helena population skews Republican. The top religion in Helena is Protestant. The top age group is 25-44 per census data.

Household Types in Helena, Alabama

  • Singles in Helena 40.7%
  • Married Couples in Helena 59.3%

Age Groups of People Living in Helena, Alabama

  • 18 to 24 year olds 6.5%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 29.1%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 24.5%
  • 65+ year olds 13.4%

Race Diversity in Helena, Alabama

The Race Diversity score in Helena, Alabama is 27.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 4.7%
  • Whites 73.4%
  • Black or African Americans 17.2%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.1%
  • Asians 1.2%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.1%
  • Multi 5.0%
  • Other 2.9%

The Religion of people living in Helena, Alabama

The primary religious affiliation in Helena, Alabama is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Helena, Alabama is 8.5Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant45.5%
Catholic2.4%
Orthodox0.1%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.8%
Jewish0.1%
Muslim0.2%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.2%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion50.7%

Industry and Occupation in Helena, Alabama

The top industry present in Helena, Alabama is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 50.9 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 6.1% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Helena, Alabama is 73.7.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 1.4%
  • Construction 6.0%
  • Manufacturing 6.1%
  • Wholesale trade 3.3%
  • Retail trade 7.7%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 7.0%
  • Information 2.5%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 13.2%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 12.1%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 20.6%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 8.6%
  • Other services, except public administration 8.2%
  • Public administration 3.3%

The Occupation Diversity score in Helena, Alabama is 59.6.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 50.9%
  • Service occupations 13.5%
  • Sales and office occupations 21.4%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 6.1%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 8.1%

Average Educational level of people living in Helena,Alabama

78.8% of residents in Helena, Alabama have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 38.3% of residents in Helena, Alabama hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Helena, Alabama is 68.8.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 3.9%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 17.4%
  • Some college or associate's degree 32.8%
  • Bachelor's degree 32.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree 13.8%

Pros and Cons of living in Helena, Alabama in reviews from users in their own words:

ProsCons
  • "Suburban"
  • "traffic"