Attalla, Alabama Population 2021

5,705
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Attalla is a city located in Etowah County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,705, it is the 96th largest city in Alabama and the 4412th largest city in the United States . Attalla is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -5.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,048 in 2010. Attalla reached it's highest population of 8,264 in 1960. Spanning over 7 miles, Attalla has a population density of 817 people per square mile.

The average household income in Attalla is $55,793 with a poverty rate of 12.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $542 per month, and the median house value is $72,200. 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 Attalla was:

  • White: 76.39%
  • Black or African American: 19.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.88%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Attalla, Alabama is 5,705 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,804.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,048.

Attalla, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,45876.39%
Black or African American1,12819.33%
Two or More Races1682.88%
Some Other Race560.96%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander210.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.09%
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Attalla Population by Race

Attalla Population Pyramid $2021

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Attalla Median Age

37.4


Total

35.8


Male

37.7


Female

Attalla Adults

There are 4,297 adults, (1,102 of whom are seniors) in Attalla.

Attalla Age Dependency

82.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Attalla Sex Ratio

Female

2,808

48.12%

Male

3,028

51.88%

Attalla Population by Age

Attalla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Attalla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.3%6.7%
Non Family77.8%22.2%
All73.4%26.6%
Male55.7%44.3%
Female39.7%60.3%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Attalla Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1512.6473.4
Non Family7871.0377.8
Married7513.1993.3
Female4734.3439.7
Male1402.9955.7

3.48

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Attalla Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1945.29%
9th to 12th Grade43711.93%
High School Graduate1,37037.39%
Some College1,09929.99%
Associates Degree2376.47%
Bachelors Degree1504.09%
Graduate Degree1774.83%
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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
White2,8512,386233
Black64456294
Hispanic10925
2+ Races4646
Other Race29
Islander2121
Native American55

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 14.60%.

Attalla Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,039$40,574$28,721
Less Than 9th Grade$21,541$$
High School Graduate$36,371$62,770$21,210
Some College$31,232$37,788$30,506
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$2,500$

$31,039

Average Earnings

$40,574

Average Male

$28,721

Average Female

Attalla Earnings by Educational Attainment

Attalla Language by Age

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Attalla Language

93.06% of Attalla residents speak only English, while 6.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.67% of the population.

Attalla Language

Attalla Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,14759814.42%
Black1,048716.77%
Hispanic240239.58%
Other5635.36%

12.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.15%

Male Poverty Rate

16.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Attalla

The race most likely to be in poverty in Attalla is White, with 14.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Attalla is Other, with 5.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.29%.

Attalla Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.40%
Bachelors or Greater14.79%
Some College7.52%
High School6.04%

Attalla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.56%
Female Employed6.33%
Male Employed4.72%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Attalla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Attalla Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,247$55,793
Families$46,310$57,603
Married Families$70,363-
Non Families$31,393$51,568
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Income by Household Type

Attalla Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.9%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

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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272

Number of Veterans

272

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam185
Second Gulf War68
First Gulf War64
World War II
Korea

Attalla Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74158
55 to 6470
75+26
35 to 5418
18 to 34

Attalla Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2667.76%
Black60.78%

Attalla Veterans by Race

Attalla Veterans by Education

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2.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Attalla Veterans by Education

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49.6%

Labor Force Participation

47.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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86.17%

Born in Attalla

96.23%

Native Born

3.77%

Foreign Born

1.68%

Non Citizen

2.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.23% of Attalla residents were born in the United States, with 86.17% having been born in Alabama. 1.68% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,705-33-0.58%
20205,738-33-0.57%
20195,771-33-0.57%
20185,804-37-0.63%
20175,841-6-0.10%
20165,847-20-0.34%
20155,867-42-0.71%
20145,909-46-0.77%
20135,955-41-0.68%
20125,996-25-0.42%
20116,021-22-0.36%
20106,043-549-0.87%
20006,592-267-0.40%
19906,859-878-1.20%
19807,7372270.30%
19707,510-754-0.95%
19608,2647270.93%
19507,5372,6524.43%
19404,8853000.64%
19304,5851,1232.85%
19203,4629493.26%
19102,5130.00%

Attalla Population by Year