Walker County, Alabama Population 2018

Walker County, Alabama's estimated population is 64,058 with a growth rate of -2.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Alabama is the 21st largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201764,058-1,535-2.34%
201665,5931,0321.60%
201664,561-378-0.58%
201564,939-387-0.59%
201465,326-423-0.64%
201365,749-335-0.51%
201266,084-493-0.74%
201166,577-421-0.63%
201066,998-672-0.99%
199067,670-990-1.44%
198068,66012,41422.07%
197056,2462,0353.75%
196054,211-9,558-14.99%
195063,769-432-0.67%
194064,2014,7568.00%
193059,4458,85217.50%
192050,59313,58036.69%
191037,01311,85147.10%
190025,1629,08456.50%
189016,0786,59969.62%
18809,4792,93644.87%
18706,543-1,437-18.01%
18607,9802,85655.74%
18505,1241,09227.08%
18404,0321,83083.11%
18302,2020.00%

Walker County, Alabama Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White59,932
Black or African American3,791
Two or More Races1,423
Asian302
Some Other Race109
American Indian and Alaska Native36

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

Walker 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

Walker County, Alabama Median Age

42.3


Total

41


Male

43.5


Female

Walker County, Alabama Adults

There are 51,031 adults, (11,872 of which are seniors) in Walker County, Alabama.

Walker County, Alabama Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

33,649

51.30%

Male

31,944

48.70%

Walker County, Alabama Households and Families

Walker County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Walker County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.3%13.7%
All74.5%25.5%
Male67.2%32.8%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female53.8%46.2%

74.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1942.5774.5
Married13,2213.0386.3
Non Family7,0761.1964.9
Female3,9113.3453.8
Male9863.1967.2

3.03

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

2.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Walker County, Alabama Households

Walker County, Alabama Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,5627.81%
9th to 12th Grade6,22413.64%
High School Graduate16,70636.61%
Some College10,17622.30%
Associates Degree4,1549.10%
Bachelors Degree2,8056.15%
Graduate Degree2,0064.40%

Walker County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,79033,0164,533
Black2,3571,950162
Hispanic80731747
Multiple Races52540926
Asian16012830
Other Race5344
Native American302713

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 90.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 43.33%.

Walker County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,590$37,054$21,705
Less Than High School$18,223$20,593$11,443
High School Grad$25,536$35,157$17,654
Some College$31,228$44,837$22,336
Bachelors Degree$41,843$46,534$38,093
Graduate Degree$51,897$72,847$49,016

$29,590

Average Earnings

$37,054

Average Male

$21,705

Average Female

Walker County, Alabama Language

Walker County, Alabama Language by Age

Walker County, Alabama Language

98.08% of Walker County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.92% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.58% of the population.

Walker County, Alabama Poverty

Walker County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,00511,51819.86%
Black3,6161,30736.14%
Hispanic1,48367245.31%
Multiple1,37858042.09%
Asian30211237.09%
Other1091412.84%

21.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.53%

Male Poverty Rate

23.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 45.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Alabama is Other, with 12.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.82%.

Walker County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.62%
High School18.01%
Some College13.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.86%

Walker County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.77%
Male Unemployed43.82%
Female Employed11.89%
Male Employed10.83%

Walker County, Alabama Income

Walker County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,025$51,039
Families$47,254$59,298
Married Families$56,446$
Non Families$20,204$28,063

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

Walker County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Walker County, Alabama Veterans

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by War

4,400

Number of Veterans

4,224

Male Veterans

176

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,855
First Gulf War685
Korea587
Second Gulf War399
World War II212

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,296
75+1,107
55 to 64944
35 to 54814
18 to 34239

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0098.51%
Black2538.85%
2 or More12619.00%
Indian1240.00%
Hispanic60.67%

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Education

10.07%

Veteran Poverty Rate

47.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Alabama Employment Status

Walker County, Alabama Employment by Age

50.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Alabama Employment by Race

Walker County, Alabama Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Walker County, Alabama

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Jasper1438914003-386-2.68%
Sumiton 25152407-108-4.29%
Cordova20962014-82-3.91%
Carbon Hill20251964-61-3.01%
Dora20251946-79-3.90%
Parrish990960-30-3.03%
Oakman786754-32-4.07%
Sipsey435424-11-2.53%
Kansas225219-6-2.67%
Nauvoo 217211-6-2.76%
Eldridge130127-3-2.31%
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