Walker County, Alabama Population 2018

Walker County, Alabama's estimated population is 64,058 with a growth rate of -0.78% 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
201764,9278691.36%
201764,058-503-0.78%
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
White59,223
Black or African American3,963
Two or More Races1,179
Asian306
Some Other Race156
American Indian and Alaska Native100

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

Walker County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2018

5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Male Population5001,0001,5002,0002,500 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Walker County, Alabama Median Age

42.3


Total

40.9


Male

43.5


Female

Walker County, Alabama Adults

There are 50,467 adults, (11,854 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Alabama.

Walker County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

33,218

51.16%

Male

31,709

48.84%

Walker County, Alabama Households and Families

Walker County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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

Walker County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.2%12.8%
Male75.6%24.4%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
Female55.9%44.1%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Alabama Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,1432.5575.6
Married12,8933.0487.2
Non Family7,5031.2165.5
Female3,6813.3755.9
Male1,0663.1275.6

3.04

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

2.4%

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 Grade3,4027.53%
9th to 12th Grade5,61712.43%
High School Graduate16,88137.35%
Some College10,32122.84%
Associates Degree3,9668.77%
Bachelors Degree3,0146.67%
Graduate Degree1,9964.42%

Walker County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White41,32333,2504,752
Black2,4392,098169
Hispanic73428517
Multiple Races51538734
Asian17112535
Other Race9966
Native American88333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 86.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 20.47%.

Walker County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,545$37,525$23,329
Less Than High School$18,693$20,689$12,026
High School Grad$26,422$33,614$18,210
Some College$31,798$46,791$25,078
Bachelors Degree$43,145$52,885$38,277
Graduate Degree$51,906$68,803$49,756

$30,545

Average Earnings

$37,525

Average Male

$23,329

Average Female

Walker County, Alabama Language

Walker County, Alabama Language by Age

Walker County, Alabama Language

98.03% of Walker County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.97% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.54% of the population.

Walker County, Alabama Poverty

Walker County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,21911,18119.54%
Black3,7691,37636.51%
Hispanic1,52365142.74%
Multiple1,14050143.95%
Asian3066119.93%
Other1563220.51%

21.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.06%

Male Poverty Rate

22.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Alabama is Multiple, with 43.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Alabama is White, with 19.54% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.59%.

Walker County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.32%
High School19.08%
Some College13.03%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Walker County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed48.97%
Male Unemployed41.28%
Female Employed11.24%
Male Employed10.04%

Walker County, Alabama Income

Walker County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,872$52,796
Families$49,678$61,801
Married Families$59,435$71,871
Non Families$20,223$29,908

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

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


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

Walker County, Alabama Veterans

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by War

4,168

Number of Veterans

3,955

Male Veterans

213

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,776
First Gulf War685
Korea506
Second Gulf War483
World War II177

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 741,316
75+1,069
55 to 64765
35 to 54740
18 to 34278

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7988.16%
Black2518.76%
2 or More11417.92%
Hispanic111.22%
Indian55.68%

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Education

9.38%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Alabama Employment Status

Walker County, Alabama Employment by Age

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

10%

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