Alcoa, Tennessee Population 2024

12,539

Alcoa is a city located in Blount County, Knox County, Monroe County, and Sevier County Tennessee. Alcoa has a 2024 population of 12,539. Alcoa is currently growing at a rate of 3.02% annually and its population has increased by 13.3% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,067 in 2020.

The average household income in Alcoa is $78,761 with a poverty rate of 11.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Alcoa is 36.3 years, 36 years for males, and 37.4 years for females.

Alcoa Demographics

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

  • White: 76.83%
  • Black or African American: 10.55%
  • Two or more races: 9.94%
  • Asian: 1.98%
  • Other race: 0.51%
  • Native American: 0.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
14.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
858.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.3% (1,472)
The current population of Alcoa, Tennessee is 12,539 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,067.

Alcoa, Tennessee Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,52476.83%
Black or African American1,17110.55%
Two or more races1,1039.94%
Asian2201.98%
Other race570.51%
Native American200.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Alcoa Population by Race

Alcoa Population Pyramid 2024

Alcoa Median Age

36.3

Total

36

Male

37.4

Female

Alcoa Adults

There are 8,503 adults, (2,003 of whom are seniors) in Alcoa.

Alcoa Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Alcoa Sex Ratio

Female5,54249.95%
Male5,55350.05%

Alcoa Population by Age

Alcoa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,4582.4864.835.2
Married1,8123.0683.816.2
Non Family1,7551.151.648.4
Female6394.4352.147.9
Male2522.9852.847.2

3.17

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

64.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Alcoa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade901.14%
9th to 12th Grade6998.84%
High School Graduate2,57232.54%
Some College1,43718.18%
Associates Degree6257.91%
Bachelors Degree1,60120.26%
Graduate Degree88011.13%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Alcoa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alcoa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White6,1715,6562,159
Black829829276
2+ Races5674890
Hispanic52129414
Asian1278032
Native American880

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.99%.

Alcoa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$38,817$45,730$35,301
Less Than 9th Grade$31,380$45,428$24,071
High School Graduate$29,265$29,679$29,030
Some College$39,290$45,139$36,453
Bachelors Degree$50,132$50,263$47,436
Graduate Degree$70,870$71,905$68,571

$38,817

Average Earnings

$45,730

Average Male

$35,301

Average Female

Alcoa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alcoa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Alcoa Language

91.29% of Alcoa residents speak only English, while 8.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.

Alcoa Language

Alcoa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White8,0235156.42%
Multiple1,10347442.97%
Hispanic1,03032631.65%
Black1,17120617.59%
Asian2206529.55%
Other573256.14%

11.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.39%

Male Poverty Rate

13.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alcoa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alcoa is Other, with 56.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alcoa is White, with 6.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.36%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.47%.

Alcoa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.16%
Bachelors or Greater8.11%
Less Than 9th Grade7.35%
Some College5.19%

Alcoa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed53.9%
Female Employed5.51%
Male Employed4.61%
Female Unemployed0%

Alcoa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alcoa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,580$78,761
Families$76,484$94,487
Married Families$91,596$-999,999,999
Non Families$39,302$49,324

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Alcoa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Alcoa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Alcoa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Alcoa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

526

Number of Veterans

526

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam211
Second Gulf War117
First Gulf War110
Korea48
World War II0

Alcoa Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+195
65 to 74116
55 to 6495
35 to 5464
18 to 3456

Alcoa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4586.79%
Black687.17%

Alcoa Veterans by Race

Alcoa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alcoa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.8%

Labor Force Participation

66.1%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Alcoa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Alcoa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Alcoa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

60.14%

Born in Alcoa

92.19%

Native Born

7.81%

Foreign Born

3.36%

Non Citizen

4.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.19% of Alcoa residents were born in the United States, with 60.14% having been born in Tennessee. 3.36% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202914,3793682.63%
202814,0113682.7%
202713,6433682.77%
202613,2753682.85%
202512,9073682.93%
202412,5393683.02%
202312,1713683.12%
202211,8034273.75%
202111,3763092.79%
202011,0671,06310.63%
201910,0041021.03%
20189,9025215.55%
20179,381660.71%
20169,315840.91%
20159,231820.9%
20149,1495926.92%
20138,557700.82%
20128,487740.88%
20118,41300%
20108,4136798.78%
20007,7341,33420.84%
19906,400-470-6.84%
19806,870-869-11.23%
19707,7391,34421.02%
19606,395400.63%
19506,3551,22423.85%
19405,131-124-2.36%
19305,2551,89756.49%
19203,35800%
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Alcoa Population by Year