Blue Ridge, Alabama Population 2024

1,282

Blue Ridge is a city located in Elmore County Alabama. Blue Ridge has a 2024 population of 1,282. Blue Ridge is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -5.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,353 in 2020.

The average household income in Blue Ridge is $139,113 with a poverty rate of 3.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Blue Ridge is 60.6 years, 61.3 years for males, and 60.5 years for females.

Blue Ridge Demographics

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

  • White: 98.91%
  • Asian: 0.94%
  • Black or African American: 0.16%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
7.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
165.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.25% (-71)
The current population of Blue Ridge, Alabama is 1,282 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,353.

Blue Ridge, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,26898.91%
Asian120.94%
Black or African American20.16%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Blue Ridge Population by Race

Blue Ridge Population Pyramid 2024

Blue Ridge Median Age

60.6

Total

61.3

Male

60.5

Female

Blue Ridge Adults

There are 1,114 adults, (451 of whom are seniors) in Blue Ridge.

Blue Ridge Age Dependency

93.4

Age Dependency Ratio

68

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Blue Ridge Sex Ratio

Female61047.58%
Male67252.42%

Blue Ridge Population by Age

Blue Ridge Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5882.1897.62.4
Married4122.5498.51.5
Non Family127093.76.3
Female412.221000
Male82.251000
showing: 5 rows

2.49

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

97.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blue Ridge Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

Blue Ridge Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$56,732

Average Earnings

$69,500

Average Male

$56,162

Average Female

Blue Ridge Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blue Ridge Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blue Ridge Language

98.97% of Blue Ridge residents speak only English, while 1.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Blue Ridge Language

Blue Ridge Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,268403.15%
showing: 1 rows

3.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.08%

Male Poverty Rate

4.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blue Ridge

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is White, with 3.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blue Ridge is White, with 3.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was , and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.98%.

Blue Ridge Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.45%
High School32.14%
Some College3.02%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Blue Ridge Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed2.03%
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Blue Ridge Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blue Ridge Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blue Ridge Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

69.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.5%

Male Marriage Rate

72.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Blue Ridge Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blue Ridge 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 35-44.

Blue Ridge Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blue Ridge Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

168

Number of Veterans

151

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

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Blue Ridge Veterans by War

count

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Blue Ridge Veterans by Age

count

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Blue Ridge Veterans by Race

Blue Ridge Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blue Ridge Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Blue Ridge Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Ridge Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blue Ridge Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.58%

Born in Blue Ridge

98.44%

Native Born

1.56%

Foreign Born

0.62%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.44% of Blue Ridge residents were born in the United States, with 58.58% having been born in Alabama. 0.62% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Blue Ridge Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,282
20231,282
20221,282-160-11.1%
20211,442896.58%
20201,353-137-9.19%
20191,490-112-6.99%
20181,602-1-0.06%
20171,60318913.37%
20161,414-47-3.22%
20151,461-70-4.57%
20141,531110.72%
20131,520-134-8.1%
20121,654-101-5.75%
20111,75541430.87%
20101,341
showing: 15 rows

Blue Ridge Population by Year