Etowah County, Alabama Population 2019

Etowah County, Alabama's estimated population is 102,755 with a growth rate of 0.03% 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
2017102,755290.03%
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
White83,436
Black or African American16,039
Two or More Races1,520
American Indian and Alaska Native729
Asian706
Some Other Race631
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander71

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

Etowah County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2019

1,0002,0003,0004,000 Male Population1,0002,0003,0004,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Etowah County, Alabama Median Age

40.9


Total

39.8


Male

42.4


Female

Etowah County, Alabama Adults

There are 80,592 adults, (18,407 of whom are seniors) in Etowah County, Alabama.

Etowah County, Alabama Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Etowah County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

53,394

51.77%

Male

49,738

48.23%

Etowah County, Alabama Households and Families

Etowah County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Etowah County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All71.9%28.1%
Male64.8%35.2%
Non Family63%37%
Female46.5%53.5%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Etowah County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,0612.6171.9
Married19,5153.1785
Non Family12,6511.1763
Female5,1393.5846.5
Male1,7563.8764.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.61

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 Grade3,8405.35%
9th to 12th Grade8,31611.59%
High School Graduate23,31532.50%
Some College18,14925.30%
Associates Degree6,0068.37%
Bachelors Degree7,43510.36%
Graduate Degree4,6846.53%

Etowah County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White58,39049,24610,516
Black10,0648,2001,183
Hispanic1,642807111
Multiple Races74160626
Asian576505204
Native American42323769
Other Race29516257
Islander7171

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 35.42%.

Etowah County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,757$37,058$24,785
Less Than High School$20,228$24,216$14,113
High School Grad$25,946$31,535$19,071
Some College$31,287$40,229$26,322
Bachelors Degree$42,280$52,593$38,051
Graduate Degree$51,605$64,052$50,256

$30,757

Average Earnings

$37,058

Average Male

$24,785

Average Female

Etowah County, Alabama Language

Etowah County, Alabama Language by Age

Etowah County, Alabama Language

96.41% of Etowah County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.35% of the population.

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79,86311,35714.22%
Black15,5834,80630.84%
Hispanic3,7801,22732.46%
Multiple1,49861240.85%
Native72542959.17%
Other62519030.40%
Asian69620.29%

17.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.90%

Male Poverty Rate

19.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Etowah County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Etowah County, Alabama is Native, with 59.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Etowah County, Alabama is Asian, with 0.29% 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 17.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.13%.

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.98%
High School13.25%
Some College10.73%
Bachelors or Greater3.52%

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed51.70%
Male Unemployed31.30%
Female Employed8.92%
Male Employed5.44%

Etowah County, Alabama Income

Etowah County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,064$55,354
Families$54,588$66,206
Married Families$64,832$77,201
Non Families$21,828$31,100

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.8%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

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


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

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by War

7,471

Number of Veterans

7,081

Male Veterans

390

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,035
First Gulf War1,603
Second Gulf War1,232
Korea550
World War II335

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,138
75+1,773
35 to 541,647
55 to 641,345
18 to 34568

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White6,2959.51%
Black9487.93%
2 or More14115.65%
Indian6011.76%
Hispanic401.84%
Asian193.19%
Hawaiian811.27%

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Education

6.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Employment Status

Etowah County, Alabama Employment by Age

53.8%

Labor Force Participation

49.7%

Employment Rate

7.6%

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