Etowah County, Alabama Population 2018

Etowah County, Alabama's estimated population is 102,755 with a growth rate of -0.59% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Etowah County, Alabama is the 12th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017102,755-608-0.59%
2016103,3636370.62%
2016102,726-216-0.21%
2015102,942-432-0.42%
2014103,374-491-0.47%
2013103,865-392-0.38%
2012104,257-97-0.09%
2011104,354-103-0.10%
2010104,4574,6174.62%
199099,840-3,217-3.12%
1980103,0578,9139.47%
197094,144-2,836-2.92%
196096,9803,0883.29%
195093,89221,31229.36%
194072,5809,18114.48%
193063,39916,12434.11%
192047,2758,16620.88%
191039,10911,74842.94%
190027,3615,43524.79%
189021,9266,52842.40%
188015,3985,28952.32%
187010,1090.00%

Etowah County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White84,024
Black or African American15,931
Two or More Races1,583
Asian699
Some Other Race584
American Indian and Alaska Native475
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander67

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

Etowah 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

Etowah County, Alabama Median Age

40.9


Total

39.6


Male

42.3


Female

Etowah County, Alabama Adults

There are 80,623 adults, (17,985 of which are seniors) in Etowah County, Alabama.

Etowah County, Alabama Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Etowah County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

53,356

51.62%

Male

50,007

48.38%

Etowah County, Alabama Households and Families

Etowah County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Etowah County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.8%15.2%
All71%29%
Non Family61.5%38.5%
Male60.4%39.6%
Female46.4%53.6%

71.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Etowah County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,5222.5871
Married19,6763.1184.8
Non Family12,4241.1861.5
Female5,4863.4646.4
Male1,9363.6360.4

3.14

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Etowah County, Alabama Households

Etowah County, Alabama Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,3106.01%
9th to 12th Grade8,27211.54%
High School Graduate23,33432.55%
Some College17,98125.08%
Associates Degree5,9758.33%
Bachelors Degree7,51310.48%
Graduate Degree4,3116.01%

Etowah County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White58,44649,04610,298
Black9,9868,1031,098
Hispanic1,646662131
Multiple Races77661534
Asian519453192
Native American34620758
Other Race32416164
Islander6767

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 36.99%.

Etowah County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,829$36,098$23,794
Less Than High School$20,619$25,968$15,501
High School Grad$25,029$30,822$19,404
Some College$30,149$38,456$25,422
Bachelors Degree$41,807$50,654$37,771
Graduate Degree$51,233$70,000$49,704

$29,829

Average Earnings

$36,098

Average Male

$23,794

Average Female

Etowah County, Alabama Language

Etowah County, Alabama Language by Age

Etowah County, Alabama Language

96.40% of Etowah County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.60% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.63% of the population.

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White80,04212,16315.20%
Black15,4634,50029.10%
Hispanic3,7441,19631.94%
Multiple1,56272746.54%
Native47220844.07%
Other57813022.49%
Asian692111.59%

18.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.58%

Male Poverty Rate

20.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Etowah County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Etowah County, Alabama is Multiple, with 46.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Etowah County, Alabama is Asian, with 1.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.22%.

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.70%
High School14.58%
Some College10.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.89%

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed49.33%
Male Unemployed32.83%
Female Employed9.33%
Male Employed5.62%

Etowah County, Alabama Income

Etowah County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,478$52,903
Families$51,967$62,193
Married Families$62,105$72,753
Non Families$21,827$30,698

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.2%

Male Marriage Rate

47.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Etowah 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.

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by War

7,617

Number of Veterans

7,145

Male Veterans

472

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,086
First Gulf War1,531
Second Gulf War1,147
Korea579
World War II370

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,089
75+1,785
35 to 541,761
55 to 641,440
18 to 34542

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,3989.65%
Black1,0008.46%
2 or More13613.55%
Indian5414.10%
Hispanic371.71%
Asian193.40%
Hawaiian1014.93%

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Employment Status

Etowah County, Alabama Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Employment by Race

Etowah County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Etowah County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gadsden3689535837-1058-2.87%
Boaz 946897102422.56%
Rainbow City96029531-71-0.74%
Southside 841286001882.23%
Attalla60485865-183-3.03%
Glencoe 51605135-25-0.48%
Hokes Bluff42844277-7-0.16%
Sardis City 17041771673.93%
Altoona 937919-18-1.92%
Walnut Grove696681-15-2.16%
Reece City653628-25-3.83%
Ridgeville107105-2-1.87%
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