Hoover, Alabama Population 2019

Hoover, Alabama's estimated population is 85,108 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hoover, Alabama is the 6th largest city in Alabama based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1807.25 people/mi² (697.78 people/km²).

The overall median age is 37.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.0 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 35,855 households in the city, with an average size of 2.54 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%, with a median rent of $1048/month. The median house has 6.5 rooms, and has a value of $271,600.

The median income for households in Hoover, Alabama is $81,038, while the mean household income is $107,395.

Hoover Al Demographics

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

  • White: 72.67%
  • Black or African American: 17.58%
  • Asian: 5.18%
  • Other race: 2.54%
  • Two or more races: 1.77%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
LatLng(33.3770, -86.8056)
Rank in State6th
StateAlabama
CountyJefferson County
Time ZoneCentral Time Zone
Land Area (km²)121.97 (47.09 mi²)
Water Area (km²)2.52 (0.97 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID135896
Density (km²)697.78
Density (mi²)1,807.25
Area Code(s)205
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201885,1082460.29%
201784,8623160.37%
201684,5463040.36%
201584,2425810.69%
201483,6614140.50%
201383,2476300.76%
201282,6171,3261.63%
201181,2915400.67%
201080,75118,0092.56%
200062,74222,9544.66%
199039,78820,7927.67%
198018,9960.00%
Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20181,151,8012,1160.18%
20171,149,6852,0690.18%
20161,147,6162,8820.25%
20151,144,7343,2980.29%
20141,141,4362,7980.25%
20131,138,6385,0470.44%
20121,133,5913,0980.27%
20111,130,4931,7790.16%
20101,128,7140.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White61,151
Black or African American14,794
Asian4,363
Some Other Race2,134
Two or More Races1,487
American Indian and Alaska Native204
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander17

Hoover Al Population Pyramid 2019

Hoover Al Median Age

37.9


Total

37.9


Male

37.8


Female

Hoover Al Adults

There are 62,864 adults, (12,611 of whom are seniors) in Hoover Al.

Hoover Al Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

25.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Hoover Al Sex Ratio

Female

44,759

53.19%

Male

39,391

46.81%

Hoover Al Households and Families

Hoover Al Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hoover Al Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.6%16.4%
All68.4%31.6%
Male49.4%50.6%
Non Family49.3%50.7%
Female45.4%54.6%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,9362.5468.4
Married18,7203.1583.6
Non Family9,9051.1649.3
Female3,3393.0645.4
Male9723.2149.4

3.09

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hoover Al Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade9041.56%
9th to 12th Grade1,4022.42%
High School Graduate7,63713.19%
Some College11,34619.60%
Associates Degree3,8956.73%
Bachelors Degree19,94234.45%
Graduate Degree12,76822.05%

Hoover Al Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White42,99042,19225,932
Black8,9598,6734,039
Asian2,9162,6091,852
Hispanic2,4131,542581
Other Race95153181
Multiple Races513479277
Native American199116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 98.14%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 63.51%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,114$62,726$40,471
Less Than High School$18,722$21,734$12,440
High School Grad$30,806$35,890$26,595
Some College$35,998$45,292$30,111
Bachelors Degree$56,062$78,028$45,328
Graduate Degree$69,914$105,151$54,587

$50,114

Average Earnings

$62,726

Average Male

$40,471

Average Female

Hoover Al Language

Hoover Al Language by Age

Hoover Al Language

88.19% of Hoover Al residents speak only English, while 11.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Hoover Al Poverty

Hoover Al Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,1292,4974.30%
Hispanic4,8531,55031.94%
Black14,6701,0377.07%
Other2,12788341.51%
Asian4,3633207.33%
Multiple1,487271.82%

6.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.24%

Male Poverty Rate

6.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hoover Al

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hoover Al is Other, with 41.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hoover Al is Multiple, with 1.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.09%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.98%
High School7.65%
Some College7.13%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.41%
Male Unemployed18.83%
Female Employed4.61%
Male Employed3.50%

Hoover Al Income

Hoover Al Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$81,038$107,395
Families$104,097$126,587
Married Families$117,414-
Non Families$44,044$60,808

Hoover Al Marital Status

Hoover Al Marital Status

Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.8%

Male Marriage Rate

53.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Hoover Al Married by Age and Sex

Hoover Al Marriage

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

Hoover Al Marital Status by Race

Hoover Al Veterans

4,975

Number of Veterans

4,511

Male Veterans

464

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,672
First Gulf War1,063
Second Gulf War882
Korea547
World War II342
Age Group Veterans
75+1,502
65 to 741,270
35 to 541,140
55 to 64758
18 to 34305

Hoover Al Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1478.70%
Black6746.70%
Hispanic1465.27%
2 or More7011.36%
Asian361.15%
Other272.63%
Indian2110.29%

Hoover Al Veterans by Education

2.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.34%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hoover Al Employment Status

70%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Hoover 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

57.34%

Born in Alabama

91.00%

Native Born

9.00%

Foreign Born

5.34%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.00% of Hoover Al residents were born in the United States, with 57.34% having been born in Alabama. 5.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.