Colbert County, Alabama Population 2018

Colbert County, Alabama's estimated population is 54,500 with a growth rate of 0.23% 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
201754,5001230.23%
201654,377500.09%
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
White43,379
Black or African American8,532
Two or More Races1,247
Some Other Race605
American Indian and Alaska Native328
Asian255
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander31

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Colbert County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Colbert County, Alabama Median Age

42.4


Total

41


Male

43.9


Female

Colbert County, Alabama Adults

There are 42,632 adults, (10,060 of which are seniors) in Colbert County, Alabama.

Colbert County, Alabama Age Dependency

66.8

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Colbert County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

28,106

51.69%

Male

26,271

48.31%

Colbert County, Alabama Households and Families

Colbert County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Colbert County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All72.1%27.9%
Male70.4%29.6%
Non Family61.6%38.4%
Female55.7%44.3%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colbert County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,1052.4472.1
Married10,7643.0183.8
Non Family7,0531.1561.6
Female3,0433.155.7
Male1,2453.2670.4

3

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

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 Grade1,9245.03%
9th to 12th Grade4,42011.55%
High School Graduate13,33734.85%
Some College8,62422.53%
Associates Degree2,8977.57%
Bachelors Degree4,50111.76%
Graduate Degree2,5686.71%

Colbert County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,95726,2405,806
Black5,7944,523876
Hispanic66943789
Other Race35318072
Multiple Races33024744
Native American268231146
Asian23221794
Islander31318

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 54.48%.

Colbert County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,495$40,176$24,957
Less Than High School$23,138$27,314$20,167
High School Grad$26,999$36,422$20,232
Some College$30,674$40,802$24,523
Bachelors Degree$46,669$60,590$36,770
Graduate Degree$50,463$64,286$46,146

$31,495

Average Earnings

$40,176

Average Male

$24,957

Average Female

Colbert County, Alabama Language

Colbert County, Alabama Language by Age

Colbert County, Alabama Language

97.59% of Colbert County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.65% of the population.

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,5576,18114.52%
Black8,4101,98123.56%
Multiple1,23052842.93%
Hispanic1,2981289.86%
Native3218024.92%
Asian2552610.20%

16.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.28%

Male Poverty Rate

18.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colbert County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colbert County, Alabama is Multiple, with 42.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colbert County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 9.86% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.96%.

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.40%
High School14.83%
Some College13.68%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed46.10%
Male Unemployed29.64%
Female Employed8.72%
Male Employed4.94%

Colbert County, Alabama Income

Colbert County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,786$55,389
Families$54,777$65,537
Married Families$64,512$75,975
Non Families$23,139$31,799

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.4%

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 45To54.

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by War

4,194

Number of Veterans

3,886

Male Veterans

308

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,449
First Gulf War596
Second Gulf War517
Korea462
World War II315

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,102
55 to 641,004
65 to 74983
35 to 54752
18 to 34353

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,2479.39%
Black77311.58%
Hispanic10914.38%
Indian7125.27%
2 or More4910.86%
Other4211.80%
Hawaiian825.81%
Asian41.72%

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Education

9.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Employment Status

Colbert County, Alabama Employment by Age

54%

Labor Force Participation

49.9%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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