Bear Creek, Alabama Population 2020

1,034

Bear Creek is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,034, it is the 248th largest city in Alabama and the 10168th largest city in the United States. Bear Creek is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -3.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,070 in 2010. Bear Creek reached it's highest population of 1,071 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Bear Creek has a population density of 76 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bear Creek is $44,354 with a poverty rate of 23.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $525 per month, and the median house value is $63,600. The median age in Bear Creek is 42.5 years, 36.4 years for males, and 51.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 112.9 males.

Bear Creek Demographics

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

  • White: 95.14%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Other race: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Bear Creek, Alabama is 1,034, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,042.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,070.

Bear Creek, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,19595.14%
Two or More Races302.39%
Some Other Race241.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.56%

Bear Creek Population Pyramid 2020

Bear Creek Median Age

42.5


Total

36.4


Male

51.1


Female

Bear Creek Adults

There are 1,002 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Bear Creek.

Bear Creek Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Bear Creek Sex Ratio

Female

590

46.97%

Male

666

53.03%

Bear Creek Households and Families

Bear Creek Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Bear Creek Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.8%10.2%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family64.8%35.2%
Female62.3%37.7%
Male43.8%56.3%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4652.777.8
Married2752.9189.8
Non Family1051.4364.8
Female533.6462.3
Male323.5643.8

2.98

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Bear Creek Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade596.80%
9th to 12th Grade15017.28%
High School Graduate33939.06%
Some College18821.66%
Associates Degree576.57%
Bachelors Degree343.92%
Graduate Degree414.72%

Bear Creek Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White84064675
Hispanic166
Other Race166
Native American77
Multiple 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 8.93%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,429$24,583$17,026
Less Than High School$40,156$40,469$
High School Grad$17,292$$16,354
Some College$20,263$$16,250
Bachelors Degree$24,688$$
Graduate Degree$67,292$$

$21,429

Average Earnings

$24,583

Average Male

$17,026

Average Female

Bear Creek Language

Bear Creek Language by Age

Bear Creek Language

98.21% of Bear Creek residents speak only English, while 1.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.36% of the population.

Bear Creek Poverty

Bear Creek Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,19527623.10%
Hispanic241041.67%
Other241041.67%
Multiple30620.00%

23.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.77%

Male Poverty Rate

24.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bear Creek

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is Other, with 41.67% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bear Creek is Multiple, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.13%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.05%
High School17.11%
Some College10.20%
Bachelors or Greater2.67%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed80.43%
Male Employed7.55%
Female Employed5.95%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Bear Creek Income

Bear Creek Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,689$44,354
Families$34,605$47,150
Married Families$48,359-
Non Families$24,063$29,957

Bear Creek Marital Status

Bear Creek Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Bear Creek Married by Age and Sex

Bear Creek 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.

Bear Creek Marital Status by Race

Bear Creek Veterans

88

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War13
World War II
Korea

$Bear Creek Veterans by Education

4.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bear Creek Employment Status

47.7%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Bear Creek 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

72.77%

Born in Alabama

98.73%

Native Born

1.27%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.73% of Bear Creek residents were born in the United States, with 72.77% having been born in Alabama. 1.27% 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
20201,034-4-0.39%
20191,038-4-0.38%
20181,0420.00%
20171,042-4-0.38%
20161,046-1-0.10%
20151,047-1-0.10%
20141,048-2-0.19%
20131,050-9-0.85%
20121,059-5-0.47%
20111,064-7-0.65%
20101,0710.00%