Alabaster, Alabama Population 2022

33,870
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Alabaster is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. Alabaster has a 2020 population of 33,870. Alabaster is currently growing at a rate of 0.87% annually and its population has increased by 1.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 33,284 in 2010.

The average household income in Alabaster is $88,408 with a poverty rate of 6.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,140 per month, and the median house value is $178,300. The median age in Alabaster is 37.5 years, 37.1 years for males, and 37.8 years for females.

Alabaster Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alabasterwas:

  • White: 72.07%
  • Black or African American: 16.77%
  • Other race: 4.93%
  • Two or more races: 3.58%
  • Asian: 1.53%
  • Native American: 1.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alabaster, Alabama is 33,870 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 33,284.

Alabaster, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24,05272.07%
Black or African American5,59716.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native3711.11%
Asian5121.53%
Some Other Race1,6454.93%
Two or More Races1,1963.58%
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Alabaster Population by Race

Alabaster Population Pyramid 2022

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Alabaster Median Age

37


Total

36.8


Male

37.1


Female

Alabaster Adults

There are 24,526 adults, (3,763 of whom are seniors) in Alabaster.

Alabaster Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

18.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Alabaster Sex Ratio

Female

17,482

52.38%

Male

15,891

47.62%

Alabaster Population by Age

Alabaster Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alabaster Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All84%16%
Non Family81.4%18.6%
Female63.3%36.7%
Male62.7%37.3%

84.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alabaster Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All11,7512.8284
Married7,2013.3189.5
Male3273.8962.7
Female1,1753.7963.3
Non Family3,0481.1781.4

3.33

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Alabaster Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5912.72%
9th to 12th Grade1,1465.27%
High School Graduate4,69921.61%
Some College5,04923.22%
Associates Degree1,9929.16%
Bachelors Degree5,22724.04%
Graduate Degree3,04313.99%
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Alabaster Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alabaster Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White15,90315,1556,665
Asian308135104
Black3,7443,3951,170
Native American17612851
2+ Races45042793
Hispanic1,294850187
Other Race729518103

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.30%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.91%.

Alabaster Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,121$58,960$41,644
Less Than 9th Grade$25,111$26,667$23,772
High School Graduate$37,416$45,518$31,291
Some College$45,329$57,793$34,929
Bachelors Degree$60,463$72,670$48,478
Graduate Degree$67,042$74,375$60,328

$49,121

Average Earnings

$58,960

Average Male

$41,644

Average Female

Alabaster Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alabaster Language by Age

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Alabaster Language

91.73% of Alabaster residents speak only English, while 8.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.68% of the population.

Alabaster Language

Alabaster Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,9711,1124.84%
Black5,5222183.95%
Other513NaN%
Hispanic3,01153817.87%
Multiple1,19612410.37%

6.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.23%

Male Poverty Rate

6.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alabaster

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alabaster is White, with 4.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alabaster is Multiple, with 10.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.38%.

Alabaster Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.21%
High School5.16%
Some College5.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.13%

Alabaster Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.69%
Male Unemployed10.55%
Female Employed3.52%
Female Unemployed4.72%

Alabaster Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alabaster Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$80,871$92,870
Families$92,895$102,520
Married Families$100,347-
Non Families$46,536$61,743
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Income by Household Type

Alabaster Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.9%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Alabaster Married by Age and Sex

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Alabaster Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alabaster Marital Status by Race

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Alabaster Marital Status

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1,627

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War390
First Gulf War519
Vietnam491
Korea67
World War II14

Alabaster Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34119
35 to 54546
55 to 64409
65 to 74292
75+261

Alabaster Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3037.23%
Black2986.82%
Native American51.95%
Asian82.60%
Other Race70.80%
2+ Races61.06%
Hispanic191.26%

Alabaster Veterans by Race

Alabaster Veterans by Education

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0.87%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alabaster Veterans by Education

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69.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Alabaster Employment by Age

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Alabaster Employment by Race

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Alabaster Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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64.58%

Born in Alabaster

94.42%

Native Born

5.58%

Foreign Born

3.44%

Non Citizen

2.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.42% of Alabaster residents were born in the United States, with 64.58% having been born in Alabama. 3.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alabaster Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19601,6000.00%
19702,6421,0425.14%
19807,0794,43710.36%
199014,7327,6537.60%
200022,6197,8874.38%
201030,3527,7332.98%
201130,6452930.97%
201230,9382930.96%
201331,2312930.95%
201431,5242930.94%
201531,8172930.93%
201632,1102930.92%
201732,4032930.91%
201832,6962930.90%
201932,9892930.90%
202033,2842950.89%
202133,5772930.88%
202233,8702930.87%

Alabaster Population by Year