Brent, Alabama Population 2021

4,739
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Brent is a city located in Bibb County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,739, it is the 108th largest city in Alabama and the 4912th largest city in the United States . Brent is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -4.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,947 in 2010. Brent reached it's highest population of 4,947 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Brent has a population density of 540 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brent is $45,296 with a poverty rate of 37.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $754 per month, and the median house value is $91,100. The median age in Brent is 36.9 years, 36.2 years for males, and 38.1 years for females.

Brent Demographics

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

  • White: 60.17%
  • Black or African American: 38.10%
  • Two or more races: 1.35%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brent, Alabama is 4,739 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,751.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,947.

Brent, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,89060.17%
Black or African American1,83038.10%
Two or More Races651.35%
Some Other Race90.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.19%
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Brent Population by Race

Brent Population Pyramid $2021

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Brent Median Age

36.9


Total

36.2


Male

38.1


Female

Brent Adults

There are 3,948 adults, (607 of whom are seniors) in Brent.

Brent Age Dependency

43.8

Age Dependency Ratio

18.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Brent Sex Ratio

Female

1,427

29.71%

Male

3,376

70.29%

Brent Population by Age

Brent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brent Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86%14%
Female69.4%30.6%
All66.2%33.8%
Male46%54%
Non Family45.7%54.3%

66.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brent Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0552.9266.2
Married4073.386
Non Family293045.7
Female2162.6169.4
Male1396.3546

3.64

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Brent Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3609.97%
9th to 12th Grade94526.16%
High School Graduate1,38138.23%
Some College52114.42%
Associates Degree1093.02%
Bachelors Degree1494.13%
Graduate Degree1474.07%
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Brent Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brent Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,9411,428230
Black1,51177966
Hispanic12363
2+ Races5637
Other Race99
Native American99

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 11.85%.

Brent Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,197$20,067$24,318
Less Than 9th Grade$9,855$16,536$
High School Graduate$21,368$21,334$22,576
Some College$25,644$19,176$27,462
Bachelors Degree$21,295$$
Graduate Degree$75,791$$75,204

$21,197

Average Earnings

$20,067

Average Male

$24,318

Average Female

Brent Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brent Language by Age

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Brent Language

98.57% of Brent residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.43% of the population.

Brent Language

Brent Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,14871733.38%
Black90946050.61%

37.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

40.40%

Male Poverty Rate

34.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brent is Black, with 50.61% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brent is White, with 33.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 24.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.27%.

Brent Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.75%
High School24.55%
Some College15.77%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Brent Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed28.84%
Female Employed10.46%

Brent Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brent Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,283$45,296
Families$36,250$44,051
Married Families$57,361-
Non Families-$47,703
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Income by Household Type

Brent Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

17.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Brent Married by Age and Sex

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Brent 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 20-34.

Brent Marital Status by Race

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Brent Marital Status

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268

Number of Veterans

262

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam140
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea

Brent Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+102
65 to 7468
35 to 5445
55 to 6436
18 to 3417

Brent Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1968.61%
Black724.53%

Brent Veterans by Race

Brent Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brent Veterans by Education

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26.6%

Labor Force Participation

25.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brent Employment by Age

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Brent Employment by Race

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Brent 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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81.55%

Born in Brent

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

1.15%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Brent residents were born in the United States, with 81.55% having been born in Alabama. 1.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brent Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,739-4-0.08%
20204,743-4-0.08%
20194,747-4-0.08%
20184,751-38-0.79%
20174,789-62-1.28%
20164,851-48-0.98%
20154,89930.06%
20144,896130.27%
20134,883-33-0.67%
20124,916-13-0.26%
20114,929-18-0.36%
20104,9479232.09%
20004,0241,2483.78%
19902,776-86-0.30%
19802,8620.00%

Brent Population by Year