Alcoa, Tennessee Population 2021

10,178
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Alcoa is a city located in Tennessee. With a 2020 population of 10,178, it is the 58th largest city in Tennessee and the 3066th largest city in the United States. Alcoa is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 20.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,449 in 2010. Alcoa reached it's highest population of 10,178 in 2021. Spanning over 16 miles, Alcoa has a population density of 682 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alcoa is $64,841 with a poverty rate of 11.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $796 per month, and the median house value is $137,800. The median age in Alcoa is 37.3 years, 36.5 years for males, and 39.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.6 males.

Alcoa Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alcoa was:

  • White: 83.22%
  • Black or African American: 11.01%
  • Two or more races: 3.18%
  • Asian: 1.73%
  • Other race: 0.86%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Alcoa, Tennessee is 10,178, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,881.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,449.

Alcoa, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,95783.22%
Black or African American1,05311.01%
Two or More Races3043.18%
Asian1651.73%
Some Other Race820.86%
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Alcoa Population by Race

Alcoa Population Pyramid 2021

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Alcoa Median Age

37.3


Total

36.5


Male

39.9


Female

Alcoa Adults

There are 7,094 adults, (1,610 of whom are seniors) in Alcoa.

Alcoa Age Dependency

74.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcoa Sex Ratio

Female

4,965

51.93%

Male

4,596

48.07%

Alcoa Population by Age

Alcoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alcoa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
All62.7%37.3%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Female47.3%52.7%
Male6.3%93.8%

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alcoa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8352.4962.7
Married1,7103.0879.1
Non Family1,2611.158.4
Female6403.4147.3
Male2243.126.3

3.08

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Alcoa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1191.88%
9th to 12th Grade5919.32%
High School Graduate2,25035.48%
Some College1,19418.83%
Associates Degree5769.08%
Bachelors Degree1,10517.42%
Graduate Degree5077.99%
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Alcoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alcoa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1484,7481,502
Black68958878
Hispanic31919812
Multiple Races9454
Asian924420
Other Race2525

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.18%.

Alcoa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,012$39,306$29,332
Less Than High School$20,110$26,406$18,828
High School Grad$27,310$35,647$24,065
Some College$34,973$35,871$32,448
Bachelors Degree$47,460$56,458$44,292
Graduate Degree$61,771$$62,083

$34,012

Average Earnings

$39,306

Average Male

$29,332

Average Female

Alcoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alcoa Language by Age

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Alcoa Language

93.12% of Alcoa residents speak only English, while 6.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.54% of the population.

Alcoa Language

Alcoa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,42285911.57%
Black1,05320719.66%
Multiple3045518.09%

11.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.38%

Male Poverty Rate

10.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcoa is Black, with 19.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alcoa is White, with 11.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.33%.

Alcoa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.08%
High School10.13%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%

Alcoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed44.62%
Female Unemployed28.76%
Female Employed6.65%
Male Employed3.14%

Alcoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alcoa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,750$64,841
Families$61,200$73,713
Married Families$73,145-
Non Families$32,083$42,786
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Income by Household Type

Alcoa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcoa Married by Age and Sex

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Alcoa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alcoa Marital Status by Race

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Alcoa Marital Status

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574

Number of Veterans

546

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam220
Second Gulf War108
First Gulf War96
Korea70
World War II

Alcoa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74177
75+151
55 to 64134
35 to 5484
18 to 3428

Alcoa Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5278.96%
Black475.34%

Alcoa Veterans by Race

Alcoa Veterans by Education

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18.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.80%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcoa Veterans by Education

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67.8%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Alcoa Employment by Age

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Alcoa Employment by Race

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Alcoa 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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68.12%

Born in Tennessee

94.57%

Native Born

5.43%

Foreign Born

3.51%

Non Citizen

1.91%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.57% of Alcoa residents were born in the United States, with 68.12% having been born in Tennessee. 3.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Alcoa Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202110,178990.98%
202010,079990.99%
20199,980991.00%
20189,8815115.45%
20179,370640.69%
20169,306850.92%
20159,221800.88%
20149,1415936.94%
20138,548650.77%
20128,483760.90%
20118,407-1-0.01%
20108,4086740.84%
20007,7341,3341.91%
19906,400-470-0.71%
19806,870-869-1.18%
19707,7391,3441.93%
19606,395400.06%
19506,3551,2242.16%
19405,131-124-0.24%
19305,2551,8974.58%
19203,3580.00%

Alcoa Population by Year