Alabaster, Alabama Population 2019

Alabaster, Alabama's estimated population is 33,340 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Alabaster, Alabama is the 16th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1324.04 people/mi² (511.21 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37 years, 36.8 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.7 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 11,551 households in the city, with an average size of 2.97 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.1%, with a median rent of $983/month. The median house has 6.6 rooms, and has a value of $167,800.

The median income for households in Alabaster, Alabama is $74,383, while the mean household income is $84,011.

Alabaster Al Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alabaster Al was:

  • White: 74.03%
  • Black or African American: 14.53%
  • Other race: 7.99%
  • Two or more races: 2.31%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Native American: 0.25%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
LatLng(33.2443, -86.8164)
Rank in State16th
StateAlabama
CountyShelby County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)65.22 (25.18 mi²)
Water Area (km²)0.81 (0.31 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID100820
Density (km²)511.21
Density (mi²)1,324.04
Area Code(s)205
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201833,3401170.35%
201733,2232390.72%
201632,9842450.75%
201532,7395901.84%
201432,1492030.64%
201331,9462930.93%
201231,6533070.98%
201131,3461600.51%
201031,1868,5673.26%
200022,6197,8874.38%
199014,7327,6537.60%
19807,0794,43710.36%
19702,6421,0425.14%
19601,6000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White24,110
Black or African American4,732
Some Other Race2,602
Two or More Races751
Asian282
American Indian and Alaska Native83
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7

Alabaster Al Population Pyramid 2019

Alabaster Al Median Age

37


Total

36.8


Male

37.2


Female

Alabaster Al Adults

There are 23,788 adults, (3,706 of whom are seniors) in Alabaster Al.

Alabaster Al Age Dependency

62.2

Age Dependency Ratio

18.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Alabaster Al Sex Ratio

Female

16,643

51.10%

Male

15,924

48.90%

Alabaster Al Households and Families

Alabaster Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Alabaster Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.3%11.7%
All82.7%17.3%
Male78%22%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
Female66.5%33.5%

82.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All10,8482.9782.7
Married6,9473.4288.3
Non Family2,4721.2274.4
Female1,0833.9266.5
Male3463.5678

3.43

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Alabaster Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8974.29%
9th to 12th Grade1,4456.91%
High School Graduate4,71222.55%
Some College4,82123.07%
Associates Degree1,7618.43%
Bachelors Degree4,54321.74%
Graduate Degree2,72113.02%

Alabaster Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White15,75014,8315,877
Black3,1672,8471,140
Hispanic1,476497120
Other Race1,09231076
Multiple Races25823742
Asian1888585
Native American6464
Islander77

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.21%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,783$55,183$35,185
Less Than High School$23,432$25,388$20,094
High School Grad$35,851$46,205$27,664
Some College$41,331$54,486$28,102
Bachelors Degree$60,658$73,998$43,945
Graduate Degree$62,059$71,157$51,618

$46,783

Average Earnings

$55,183

Average Male

$35,185

Average Female

Alabaster Al Language

Alabaster Al Language by Age

Alabaster Al Language

90.47% of Alabaster Al residents speak only English, while 9.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.43% of the population.

Alabaster Al Poverty

Alabaster Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic3,2961,59148.27%
Other2,5641,54660.30%
White23,0521,3966.06%
Black4,6704309.21%
Multiple751496.52%

11.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.95%

Male Poverty Rate

12.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alabaster Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alabaster Al is Other, with 60.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alabaster Al is White, with 6.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.86%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.70%
High School7.97%
Some College7.08%
Bachelors or Greater2.08%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.30%
Female Unemployed27.90%
Female Employed7.10%
Male Employed6.18%

Alabaster Al Income

Alabaster Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,383$84,011
Families$84,758$92,669
Married Families$92,983-
Non Families$43,100$50,488

Alabaster Al Marital Status

Alabaster Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alabaster Al Married by Age and Sex

Alabaster Al Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alabaster Al Marital Status by Race

Alabaster Al Veterans

1,942

Number of Veterans

1,749

Male Veterans

193

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam608
First Gulf War591
Second Gulf War286
Korea123
World War II82

Alabaster Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,6999.30%
Black2095.88%
Hispanic341.89%
Asian1910.11%
Indian1015.63%
Other50.36%

Alabaster Al Veterans by Education

1.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alabaster Al Employment Status

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

63.7%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Alabaster Al Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

65.13%

Born in Alabama

93.87%

Native Born

6.13%

Foreign Born

5.07%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

93.87% of Alabaster Al residents were born in the United States, with 65.13% having been born in Alabama. 5.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.