January 2021 Membership Report

January 2021 Membership Report

Statewide Membership

After the first year of the month, statewide membership is currently at 17,509¹, which is up 1,007 members, a 6.10% increase since January of last year.


Local Membership

Alabama REALTORS® saw a steady increase in membership this month due to growth at 20 out of 25 boards, including double-digit growth at five local boards.


Large Boards

  • Baldwin County Association: 12.41%
  • Montgomery Area Association: 10.58%
  • Huntsville Area Association: 5.94%
  • Mobile Area Association: 5.84%
  • Birmingham Area Association: 4.86%

Medium Boards

  • Calhoun County Area Board: 29.14%
  • Cullman Association: 10.92%
  • Tuscaloosa Association: 10.14%
  • Wiregrass Board: 7.23%
  • Etowah-Cherokee Association: 6.72%
  • Lee County Association: 5.93%
  • Lake Martin Area Association: 5.06%
  • East Alabama Board: 4.76%
  • Southeast Alabama Association:  4.12%
  • St. Clair Association: 3.00%
  • Athens-Limestone Association: 2.94%
  • Shoals Area Association: 2.22%
  • Walker Area Association: 1.11%

Small Boards

  • Covington Association: 9.09%
  • Talladega County Board: 8.82%


National Membership

According to the NAR Membership Report², NAR has a total of 1,450,817 members, which is an addition of 66,651 members for a 4.82% increase from the end of January 2020. For states in the medium category, Alabama had the third-highest year-over-year membership growth for a total of 7.42% and is ranked seventh highest among all states for year-over-year membership growth.


¹Alabama Membership Report includes REALTOR®, REALTOR® ASSOCIATES, Institute Affiliates, Affiliates, and Non-Member Salesperson memberships. 

²Membership numbers are taken from NAR’s Monthly Membership Report and include REALTOR® and REALTOR® ASSOCIATES only.