Colbert County, Alabama Population 2019

Colbert County, Alabama's estimated population is 54,500 with a growth rate of 0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colbert County, Alabama is the 25th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201754,5001730.32%
201654,327-31-0.06%
201554,358-103-0.19%
201454,461-67-0.12%
201354,528-41-0.08%
201254,569350.06%
201154,53490.02%
201054,5252,8595.53%
199051,666-2,853-5.23%
198054,5194,8879.85%
197049,6323,1266.72%
196046,5066,94517.56%
195039,5615,46816.04%
194034,0934,23314.18%
193029,860-2,137-6.68%
192031,9977,19529.01%
191024,8022,46111.02%
190022,3412,15210.66%
189020,1894,03624.99%
188016,1533,61628.84%
187012,5370.00%

Colbert County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White43,315
Black or African American8,722
Two or More Races1,075
Some Other Race626
American Indian and Alaska Native404
Asian274
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander19

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Colbert County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

5001,0001,5002,000 Male Population5001,0001,5002,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Colbert County, Alabama Median Age

42.5


Total

41.1


Male

44.2


Female

Colbert County, Alabama Adults

There are 42,727 adults, (10,290 of whom are seniors) in Colbert County, Alabama.

Colbert County, Alabama Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Colbert County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

28,292

51.97%

Male

26,143

48.03%

Colbert County, Alabama Households and Families

Colbert County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Colbert County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.5%15.5%
All72.8%27.2%
Male67.6%32.4%
Non Family61.2%38.8%
Female59.8%40.2%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colbert County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,9832.4672.8
Married10,833384.5
Non Family7,0191.1461.2
Female3,0213.2259.8
Male1,1103.3867.6

3.02

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

3.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Colbert County, Alabama Households

Colbert County, Alabama Education

Colbert County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,8594.84%
9th to 12th Grade4,32211.25%
High School Graduate12,95833.72%
Some College9,08223.64%
Associates Degree2,9957.79%
Bachelors Degree4,40311.46%
Graduate Degree2,8047.30%

Colbert County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White31,03326,3936,028
Black5,9414,683890
Hispanic66544734
Other Race39124031
Native American297271171
Multiple Races2762389
Asian22819672
Islander1919

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 57.58%.

Colbert County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,033$40,614$25,528
Less Than High School$22,301$28,358$18,227
High School Grad$26,800$36,132$21,149
Some College$31,830$42,627$25,571
Bachelors Degree$45,446$50,466$40,421
Graduate Degree$49,340$57,000$45,417

$32,033

Average Earnings

$40,614

Average Male

$25,528

Average Female

Colbert County, Alabama Language

Colbert County, Alabama Language by Age

Colbert County, Alabama Language

97.31% of Colbert County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,5606,08614.30%
Black8,5822,13324.85%
Multiple1,05538736.68%
Hispanic1,30534426.36%
Other62623437.38%
Native3988421.11%
Asian270228.15%

16.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.81%

Male Poverty Rate

18.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colbert County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colbert County, Alabama is Other, with 37.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colbert County, Alabama is Asian, with 8.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.19%.

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.98%
High School15.85%
Some College12.36%
Bachelors or Greater3.95%

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed55.13%
Male Unemployed31.22%
Female Employed10.46%
Male Employed5.73%

Colbert County, Alabama Income

Colbert County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,477$56,372
Families$56,939$67,362
Married Families$64,788$77,356
Non Families$22,928$31,320

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Colbert County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by War

4,055

Number of Veterans

3,739

Male Veterans

316

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,408
First Gulf War627
Second Gulf War496
Korea468
World War II221

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,090
65 to 74973
55 to 64965
35 to 54757
18 to 34270

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,1429.09%
Black75511.09%
2 or More9126.45%
Indian6421.48%
Hispanic162.09%
Asian31.32%

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Education

8.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Employment Status

Colbert County, Alabama Employment by Age

54%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Employment by Race

Colbert County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Colbert County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Muscle Shoals13156138316755.13%
Sheffield90399025-14-0.15%
Tuscumbia85768434-142-1.66%
Cherokee10481009-39-3.72%
Littleville1011981-30-2.97%
Leighton729707-22-3.02%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990