Alabama
Demographic Data






Alabama POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Alabama Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Alabama is:
5,024,279

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.0%
5 - 17:
16.3%
18 - 24:
9.3%
25 - 34:
13.1%
35 - 54:
25.0%
55 - 64:
13.4%
Over 65 Years:
16.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
86.9%
86.9%
26.2%
26.2%
5.2%
5.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Alabama
USA
$28,934
$28,934
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Alabama
USA
$52,035
$52,035
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.0%

Employment Industries in AL

Manufacturing
Healthcare
Retail
Education
Accommodation
Construction
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Public Service
Other
Transportation
Finance
Administration
Wholesale
Real Estate
Information Technology
Utilities
Arts
Agriculture
Mining
Management
14.2%
14.2%
13.7%
13.7%
11.6%
11.6%
9.0%
9.0%
6.9%
6.9%
6.7%
6.7%
5.6%
5.6%
5.5%
5.5%
4.9%
4.9%
4.1%
4.1%
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
4.0%
2.5%
2.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
1.0%
1.0%
0.4%
0.4%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
Black Or African American
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Other Race / Two or More Races
Asian
American Indian And Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
65.2%
65.2%
26.4%
26.4%
4.4%
4.4%
2.1%
2.1%
1.4%
1.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
Irish
English
German
Scottish
European
Italian
Scots-Irish
French
African
Dutch
Polish
British
Welsh
Norwegian
Swedish
Greek
United States or American
French Canadian
Scandinavian
25.1%
25.1%
8.0%
8.0%
7.9%
7.9%
6.2%
6.2%
1.8%
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
1.6%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
1.4%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Chinese
Indic languages
Korean
German
French
Vietnamese
Arabic
Native American languages
Tagalog
Hindi
Other Asian languages
Gujarathi
African languages
Urdu
Slavic languages
Japanese
Pacific Island languages
Russian
94.7%
94.7%
3.3%
3.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born AL Residents
3.4%