Attalla, Alabama Population 2022

5,783
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Attalla is a city located in Etowah County Alabama. Attalla has a 2020 population of 5,783. Attalla is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -0.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,827 in 2010.

The average household income in Attalla is $55,793 with a poverty rate of 9.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $538 per month, and the median house value is $92,300. The median age in Attalla is 37.4 years, 35.8 years for males, and 37.7 years for females.

Attalla Demographics

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

  • White: 78.86%
  • Black or African American: 16.82%
  • Two or more races: 2.72%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Native American: 0.10%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Attalla, Alabama is 5,783 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,827.

Attalla, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,64178.86%
Black or African American99016.82%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.10%
Some Other Race881.50%
Two or More Races1602.72%
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Attalla Population by Race

Attalla Population Pyramid 2022

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Attalla Median Age

39


Total

32.4


Male

43.4


Female

Attalla Adults

There are 4,493 adults, (1,039 of whom are seniors) in Attalla.

Attalla Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Attalla Sex Ratio

Female

2,963

50.35%

Male

2,922

49.65%

Attalla Population by Age

Attalla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Attalla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.3%4.7%
All71.9%28.1%
Non Family68%32%
Male48.7%51.3%
Female39.3%60.7%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Attalla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2452.5571.9
Married8582.8895.3
Male1192.9948.7
Female4334.7239.3
Non Family8351.0268

3.4

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Attalla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2095.31%
9th to 12th Grade43811.13%
High School Graduate1,38335.16%
Some College1,35234.37%
Associates Degree2576.53%
Bachelors Degree1243.15%
Graduate Degree1714.35%
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Attalla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Attalla Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black58349959
White3,1052,669236
Native American66
2+ Races131106
Hispanic11614
Other Race45

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 10.12%.

Attalla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,422$44,879$33,372
Less Than 9th Grade$21,186$21,573$
High School Graduate$63,133$75,050$21,786
Some College$40,205$40,952$40,144
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$2,500$$

$40,422

Average Earnings

$44,879

Average Male

$33,372

Average Female

Attalla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Attalla Language by Age

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Attalla Language

93.18% of Attalla residents speak only English, while 6.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.25% of the population.

Attalla Language

Attalla Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,33648411.16%
Black937596.30%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic271228.12%

9.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.06%

Male Poverty Rate

13.13%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Attalla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Attalla is White, with 11.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Attalla is Hispanic, with 8.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.41%.

Attalla Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.64%
High School4.04%
Some College6.17%
Bachelors or Greater12.95%

Attalla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.59%
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed5.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Attalla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Attalla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,744$61,078
Families$61,429$67,144
Married Families$85,268-
Non Families$30,957$49,779
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Income by Household Type

Attalla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Attalla Married by Age and Sex

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Attalla Marriage

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

Attalla Marital Status by Race

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Attalla Marital Status

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224

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War19
Vietnam186
Korea
World War II

Attalla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5412
55 to 6427
65 to 74155
75+30

Attalla Veterans by Age

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Attalla Veterans by Race

Attalla Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Attalla Veterans by Education

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52.6%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Attalla Employment by Age

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Attalla Employment by Race

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Attalla 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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83.01%

Born in Attalla

96.55%

Native Born

3.45%

Foreign Born

1.51%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.55% of Attalla residents were born in the United States, with 83.01% having been born in Alabama. 1.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Attalla Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19102,5130.00%
19203,4629493.26%
19304,5851,1232.85%
19404,8853000.64%
19507,5372,6524.43%
19608,2647270.93%
19707,510-754-0.95%
19807,7372270.30%
19906,859-878-1.20%
20006,592-267-0.40%
20106,048-544-0.86%
20116,026-22-0.36%
20126,004-22-0.37%
20135,982-22-0.37%
20145,960-22-0.37%
20155,938-22-0.37%
20165,916-22-0.37%
20175,894-22-0.37%
20185,872-22-0.37%
20195,850-22-0.37%
20205,827-23-0.39%
20215,805-22-0.38%
20225,783-22-0.38%

Attalla Population by Year