Attalla, Alabama Population 2020

5,781

Attalla is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,781, it is the 95th largest city in Alabama and the 4381st largest city in the United States. Attalla is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -4.41% 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 828 people per square mile.

The average household income in Attalla is $49,025 with a poverty rate of 8.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $678 per month, and the median house value is $70,900. The median age in Attalla is 37.4 years, 37.7 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Attalla Demographics

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

  • White: 79.20%
  • Black or African American: 15.26%
  • Two or more races: 3.52%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.13%
  • Other race: 0.80%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Attalla, Alabama is 5,781, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,799.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,048.

Attalla, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,63179.20%
Black or African American89215.26%
Two or More Races2063.52%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander661.13%
Some Other Race470.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native50.09%

Attalla Population Pyramid 2020

Attalla Median Age

37.4


Total

37.7


Male

37.3


Female

Attalla Adults

There are 4,412 adults, (865 of whom are seniors) in Attalla.

Attalla Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Attalla Sex Ratio

Female

3,027

51.77%

Male

2,820

48.23%

Attalla Households and Families

Attalla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Attalla Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.1%18.9%
All63.1%36.9%
Non Family60.6%39.4%
Male36.8%63.2%
Female35.9%64.1%

63.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9912.8663.1
Married8693.2581.1
Non Family5941.0560.6
Female3844.6335.9
Male1443.2636.8

3.55

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Attalla Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1363.58%
9th to 12th Grade3579.39%
High School Graduate1,63242.91%
Some College1,11329.27%
Associates Degree3238.49%
Bachelors Degree1052.76%
Graduate Degree1373.60%

Attalla Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8222,493195
Black60055647
Hispanic239119
Multiple Races9898
Islander6666
Other Race6
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 7.83%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,785$41,066$21,949
Less Than High School$30,125$36,021$
High School Grad$30,119$42,691$20,785
Some College$31,705$40,741$29,028
Bachelors Degree$105,563$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$31,785

Average Earnings

$41,066

Average Male

$21,949

Average Female

Attalla Language

Attalla Language by Age

Attalla Language

94.83% of Attalla residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.97% of the population.

Attalla Poverty

Attalla Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,1753718.89%
Black866768.78%
Hispanic3977418.64%
Other4747100.00%

8.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.64%

Male Poverty Rate

11.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Attalla

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Attalla is Black, with 8.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.40%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.37%
Bachelors or Greater5.29%
High School3.66%
Some College2.19%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed18.78%
Female Unemployed18.18%
Female Employed5.84%
Male Employed1.20%

Attalla Income

Attalla Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,998$49,025
Families$48,542$55,714
Married Families$61,479-
Non Families$30,045$31,775

Attalla Marital Status

Attalla Marital Status

Marriage Rates

44.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Attalla Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Attalla Marital Status by Race

Attalla Veterans

295

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
Second Gulf War93
First Gulf War80
Korea7
World War II

$Attalla Veterans by Education

1.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.24%

Veteran Disability Rate

Attalla Employment Status

58.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Attalla 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

83.43%

Born in Alabama

95.83%

Native Born

4.17%

Foreign Born

3.16%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.83% of Attalla residents were born in the United States, with 83.43% having been born in Alabama. 3.16% 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
20205,781-9-0.16%
20195,790-9-0.16%
20185,799-38-0.65%
20175,837-9-0.15%
20165,846-20-0.34%
20155,866-43-0.73%
20145,909-45-0.76%
20135,954-41-0.68%
20125,995-25-0.42%
20116,020-24-0.40%
20106,044-548-0.86%
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%