Anniston, Alabama Population 2022

21,256
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Anniston is a city located in Calhoun County Alabama. Anniston has a 2020 population of 21,256. It is also the county seat of Calhoun County. Anniston is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,564 in 2010.

The average household income in Anniston is $62,096 with a poverty rate of 21.29%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $117,500. The median age in Anniston is 40.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.

Anniston Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.32%
  • White: 43.81%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Asian: 0.83%
  • Native American: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Anniston, Alabama is 21,256 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 21,564.

Anniston, Alabama Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2010118,4080.00%
2011117,744-664-0.56%
2012117,190-554-0.47%
2013116,471-719-0.62%
2014115,917-554-0.48%
2015115,469-448-0.39%
2016114,973-496-0.43%
2017114,710-263-0.23%
2018114,331-379-0.33%
2019113,605-726-0.64%
2020112,879-726-0.64%
2021112,153-726-0.65%

Anniston Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,42743.81%
Black or African American11,25852.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.31%
Asian1790.83%
Some Other Race410.19%
Two or More Races5462.54%
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Anniston Population by Race

Anniston Population Pyramid 2022

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Anniston Median Age

41.4


Total

40.4


Male

42.4


Female

Anniston Adults

There are 17,119 adults, (4,486 of whom are seniors) in Anniston.

Anniston Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Anniston Sex Ratio

Female

11,632

54.06%

Male

9,886

45.94%

Anniston Population by Age

Anniston Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Anniston Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.1%15.9%
All61.1%38.9%
Non Family54%46%
Female40%60%
Male29.7%70.3%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anniston Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,2732.2261.1
Married3,3542.7784.1
Male4443.0829.7
Female1,7093.3640
Non Family3,7661.1254

2.86

Average Family Size

2.22

Average Household Size

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Anniston Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6314.11%
9th to 12th Grade1,55210.11%
High School Graduate5,08233.11%
Some College3,75624.47%
Associates Degree1,1167.27%
Bachelors Degree1,71311.16%
Graduate Degree1,5019.78%
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Anniston Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Anniston Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian131125115
White7,3946,7002,245
2+ Races34031169
Hispanic41534474
Native American67177
Black7,0995,730715
Other Race419

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 95.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 87.79%.

Anniston Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,562$39,426$23,865
Less Than 9th Grade$16,903$$14,464
High School Graduate$30,255$32,556$25,032
Some College$26,857$35,300$20,216
Bachelors Degree$46,706$56,105$35,905
Graduate Degree$66,629$82,005$52,000

$30,562

Average Earnings

$39,426

Average Male

$23,865

Average Female

Anniston Earnings by Educational Attainment

Anniston Language by Age

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Anniston Language

97.60% of Anniston residents speak only English, while 2.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.23% of the population.

Anniston Language

Anniston Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple50016232.40%
Black11,0293,32330.13%
Native671217.91%
White8,42187110.34%
Asian17442.30%
Other9NaN%
Hispanic741334.45%

21.29%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.56%

Male Poverty Rate

22.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anniston

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anniston is Multiple, with 32.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anniston is Hispanic, with 4.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.31%.

Anniston Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.93%
High School19.82%
Some College20.55%
Bachelors or Greater4.58%

Anniston Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.15%
Male Unemployed32.74%
Female Employed11.71%
Female Unemployed48.17%

Anniston Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Anniston Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,366$63,748
Families$55,258$82,587
Married Families$85,447-
Non Families$22,297$33,306
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Income by Household Type

Anniston Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.7%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Anniston Married by Age and Sex

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Anniston 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.

Anniston Marital Status by Race

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Anniston Marital Status

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2,284

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War545
First Gulf War486
Vietnam1,021
Korea83
World War II35

Anniston Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34194
35 to 54472
55 to 64480
65 to 74684
75+454

Anniston Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,15214.50%
Black1,08312.93%
Native American1014.93%
2+ Races3911.47%
Hispanic7317.59%

Anniston Veterans by Race

Anniston Veterans by Education

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10.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anniston Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.2%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Anniston Employment by Age

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Anniston Employment by Race

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Anniston 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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72.13%

Born in Anniston

98.13%

Native Born

1.87%

Foreign Born

0.77%

Non Citizen

1.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.13% of Anniston residents were born in the United States, with 72.13% having been born in Alabama. 0.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Anniston Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18909,9980.00%
19009,695-303-0.31%
191012,7943,0992.81%
192017,7344,9403.32%
193022,3454,6112.34%
194025,5233,1781.34%
195031,0665,5431.98%
196033,6572,5910.80%
197031,533-2,124-0.65%
198029,135-2,398-0.79%
199026,623-2,512-0.90%
200024,276-2,347-0.92%
201023,106-1,170-0.49%
201122,952-154-0.67%
201222,798-154-0.67%
201322,644-154-0.68%
201422,490-154-0.68%
201522,336-154-0.68%
201622,182-154-0.69%
201722,028-154-0.69%
201821,874-154-0.70%
201921,720-154-0.70%
202021,564-156-0.72%
202121,410-154-0.71%
202221,256-154-0.72%

Anniston Population by Year