Atmore, Alabama Population 2020

8,352

Atmore is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 8,352, it is the 78th largest city in Alabama and the 3500th largest city in the United States. Atmore is currently declining at a rate of -5.66% annually and its population has decreased by -18.07% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,194 in 2010. Atmore reached it's highest population of 10,196 in 2010. Spanning over 22 miles, Atmore has a population density of 382 people per square mile.

The average household income in Atmore is $38,821 with a poverty rate of 32.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $579 per month, and the median house value is $96,100. The median age in Atmore is 39 years, 38.4 years for males, and 39.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 148.1 males.

Atmore Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.54%
  • White: 39.80%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.74%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Asian: 0.31%
The current population of Atmore, Alabama is 8,352, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 9,354.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,194.

Atmore, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202036,246-251-0.69%
201936,497-251-0.69%
201836,748-251-0.68%
201736,999-489-1.32%
201637,488-177-0.47%
201537,665-73-0.19%
201437,738-25-0.07%
201337,763-260-0.69%
201238,023-178-0.47%
201138,201-143-0.37%
201038,3440.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American5,41355.54%
White3,87939.80%
Two or More Races1931.98%
Some Other Race930.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander720.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native660.68%
Asian300.31%

Atmore Population Pyramid 2020

Atmore Median Age

39


Total

38.4


Male

39.6


Female

Atmore Adults

There are 7,883 adults, (1,592 of whom are seniors) in Atmore.

Atmore Age Dependency

54.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Atmore Sex Ratio

Female

3,929

40.31%

Male

5,817

59.69%

Atmore Households and Families

Atmore Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Atmore Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.4%20.6%
Male70.3%29.7%
All58.7%41.3%
Non Family53.7%46.3%
Female27.9%72.1%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9032.4858.7
Non Family1,2551.0653.7
Married1,0113.0979.4
Female5194.427.9
Male1183.8870.3

3.51

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

3.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Atmore Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4676.77%
9th to 12th Grade1,36019.70%
High School Graduate3,18046.07%
Some College90713.14%
Associates Degree2723.94%
Bachelors Degree4606.66%
Graduate Degree2563.71%

Atmore Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black3,7102,482117
White2,9372,376571
Islander7272
Multiple Races717128
Native American6653
Asian3013
Hispanic2416

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 39.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,367$26,869$20,245
Less Than High School$$$14,167
High School Grad$20,987$27,604$17,321
Some College$23,056$25,449$22,183
Bachelors Degree$40,938$$
Graduate Degree$80,765$81,837$50,357

$22,367

Average Earnings

$26,869

Average Male

$20,245

Average Female

Atmore Language

Atmore Language by Age

Atmore Language

98.23% of Atmore residents speak only English, while 1.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.70% of the population.

Atmore Poverty

Atmore Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7561,72946.03%
White3,01853617.76%
Multiple1773922.03%
Asian1313100.00%

32.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.26%

Male Poverty Rate

35.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Atmore

The race most likely to be in poverty in Atmore is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Atmore is White, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.92%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.05%
High School29.65%
Some College24.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.49%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed47.37%
Male Unemployed28.40%
Female Employed16.60%
Male Employed9.47%

Atmore Income

Atmore Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$25,955$38,821
Families$32,597$45,660
Married Families$53,005-
Non Families$17,182$29,087

Atmore Marital Status

Atmore Marital Status

Marriage Rates

29.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Atmore Married by Age and Sex

Atmore 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 55-64.

Atmore Marital Status by Race

Atmore Veterans

608

Number of Veterans

564

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam211
First Gulf War184
Korea77
Second Gulf War53
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
White3209.67%
Black1804.29%
Hawaiian72100.00%
Indian2842.42%
2 or More86.78%

$Atmore Veterans by Education

5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Atmore Employment Status

33.1%

Labor Force Participation

26.5%

Employment Rate

19.9%

Unemployment Rate

Atmore Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.48%

Born in Alabama

98.78%

Native Born

1.22%

Foreign Born

0.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.78% of Atmore residents were born in the United States, with 77.48% having been born in Alabama. 0.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,352-501-5.66%
20198,853-501-5.36%
20189,354-65-0.69%
20179,419-501-5.05%
20169,920-69-0.69%
20159,989-42-0.42%
201410,031450.45%
20139,986-127-1.26%
201210,113-44-0.43%
201110,157-39-0.38%
201010,1962,5202.88%
20007,676-370-0.47%
19908,046-743-0.88%
19808,7894960.58%
19708,2931200.15%
19608,1732,4533.63%
19505,7202,5205.98%
19403,2001650.53%
19303,0350.00%