Bear Creek, Alabama Population 2021

1,068
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Bear Creek is a city located in Marion County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,068, it is the 250th largest city in Alabama and the 10036th largest city in the United States . Bear Creek is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has decreased by -0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,070 in 2010. Bear Creek reached it's highest population of 1,079 in 2011. Spanning over 14 miles, Bear Creek has a population density of 78 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bear Creek is $41,795 with a poverty rate of 21.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $568 per month, and the median house value is $51,400. The median age in Bear Creek is 39 years, 30.8 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

Bear Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 91.95%
  • Other race: 3.98%
  • Two or more races: 3.40%
  • Native American: 0.66%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bear Creek, Alabama is 1,068 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,068.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,070.

Bear Creek, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10891.95%
Some Other Race483.98%
Two or More Races413.40%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.66%
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Bear Creek Population by Race

Bear Creek Population Pyramid $2021

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Bear Creek Median Age

39


Total

30.8


Male

43.3


Female

Bear Creek Adults

There are 897 adults, (229 of whom are seniors) in Bear Creek.

Bear Creek Age Dependency

80.4

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bear Creek Sex Ratio

Female

514

42.66%

Male

691

57.34%

Bear Creek Population by Age

Bear Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bear Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.3%10.7%
All81.8%18.2%
Non Family76.2%23.8%
Female61.2%38.8%
Male55%45%

81.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bear Creek Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4242.8481.8
Married2713.2389.3
Non Family841.176.2
Female493.4761.2
Male203.455

3.21

Average Family Size

2.84

Average Household Size

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Bear Creek Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade719.18%
9th to 12th Grade15319.79%
High School Graduate28436.74%
Some College15820.44%
Associates Degree526.73%
Bachelors Degree232.98%
Graduate Degree324.14%
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Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White74053755
Hispanic204
Other Race204
Native American88
2+ Races5

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 white people with a rate of 7.43%.

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,107$28,542$18,889
Less Than 9th Grade$20,781$$
High School Graduate$26,172$29,188$18,846
Some College$20,938$$17,396
Bachelors Degree$24,861$$
Graduate Degree$66,429$$

$25,107

Average Earnings

$28,542

Average Male

$18,889

Average Female

Bear Creek Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bear Creek Language by Age

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Bear Creek Language

95.77% of Bear Creek residents speak only English, while 4.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.59% of the population.

Bear Creek Language

Bear Creek Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,10824722.29%
Hispanic48612.50%
Other48612.50%
Multiple4149.76%

21.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.27%

Male Poverty Rate

21.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bear Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is White, with 22.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is Multiple, with 9.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.64%.

Bear Creek Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School22.89%
Less Than 9th Grade18.75%
Some College15.24%
Bachelors or Greater3.64%

Bear Creek Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed60.71%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed1.54%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bear Creek Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bear Creek Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,462$41,795
Families$34,797$44,567
Married Families$46,131-
Non Families$18,750$27,304
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Income by Household Type

Bear Creek Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

57.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bear Creek Married by Age and Sex

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Bear Creek 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 35-44.

Bear Creek Marital Status by Race

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Bear Creek Marital Status

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46

Number of Veterans

46

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam33
First Gulf War7
Second Gulf War7
Korea4
World War II

Bear Creek Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7433
55 to 647
75+6
35 to 54
18 to 34

Bear Creek Veterans by Age

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Bear Creek Veterans by Race

Bear Creek Veterans by Education

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13.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

4.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bear Creek Veterans by Education

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51.4%

Labor Force Participation

45%

Employment Rate

12.4%

Unemployment Rate

Bear Creek Employment by Age

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Bear Creek Employment by Race

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Bear Creek 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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77.51%

Born in Bear Creek

98.34%

Native Born

1.66%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

0.25%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.34% of Bear Creek residents were born in the United States, with 77.51% having been born in Alabama. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bear Creek Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,0680.00%
20201,0680.00%
20191,0680.00%
20181,06840.38%
20171,064-2-0.19%
20161,066-1-0.09%
20151,0670.00%
20141,06720.19%
20131,065-8-0.75%
20121,073-6-0.56%
20111,079100.94%
20101,0690.00%

Bear Creek Population by Year