Brent, Alabama Population 2020

4,668

Brent is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,668, it is the 109th largest city in Alabama and the 4957th largest city in the United States. Brent is currently declining at a rate of -1.10% annually and its population has decreased by -5.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,947 in 2010. Brent reached it's highest population of 4,940 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Brent has a population density of 532 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brent is $46,011 with a poverty rate of 24.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $100,900. The median age in Brent is 36.3 years, 35.5 years for males, and 37 years for females. For every 100 females there are 257.5 males.

Brent Demographics

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

  • White: 50.17%
  • Black or African American: 48.24%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brent, Alabama is 4,668, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,772.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,947.

Brent, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,42850.17%
Black or African American2,33548.24%
Two or More Races601.24%
Some Other Race90.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.17%

Brent Population Pyramid 2020

Brent Median Age

36.3


Total

35.5


Male

37


Female

Brent Adults

There are 3,927 adults, (543 of whom are seniors) in Brent.

Brent Age Dependency

43

Age Dependency Ratio

16

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Brent Sex Ratio

Female

1,354

27.98%

Male

3,486

72.02%

Brent Households and Families

Brent Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brent Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female74.4%25.6%
Married58.9%41.1%
All54.6%45.4%
Male41.8%58.2%
Non Family34.9%65.1%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9153.1954.6
Married3943.1258.9
Female1953.6874.4
Non Family192034.9
Male1345.8441.8

3.75

Average Family Size

3.19

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brent Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2627.48%
9th to 12th Grade79822.77%
High School Graduate1,39239.71%
Some College72020.54%
Associates Degree1143.25%
Bachelors Degree1333.79%
Graduate Degree862.45%

Brent Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black1,7621,09248
White1,5851,254171
Hispanic12566
Multiple Races5233
Other Race99
Native American88

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 10.79%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,349$19,443$25,731
Less Than High School$11,838$12,426$
High School Grad$19,699$19,190$23,224
Some College$35,985$$35,076
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$75,547$$

$22,349

Average Earnings

$19,443

Average Male

$25,731

Average Female

Brent Language

Brent Language by Age

Brent Language

98.31% of Brent residents speak only English, while 1.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.69% of the population.

Brent Poverty

Brent Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,69442825.27%
Black1,20628323.47%

24.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.17%

Male Poverty Rate

21.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brent

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brent is White, with 25.27% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brent is Black, with 23.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.97%
High School18.23%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Some College0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Male Employed18.92%
Female Employed3.93%

Brent Income

Brent Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,103$46,011
Families$40,795$49,620
Married Families$50,765-
Non Families-$31,089

Brent Marital Status

Brent Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

21.1%

Male Marriage Rate

42.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brent Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Brent Marital Status by Race

Brent Veterans

129

Number of Veterans

125

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
Second Gulf War20
First Gulf War9
World War II
Korea

$Brent Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brent Employment Status

29.3%

Labor Force Participation

28.6%

Employment Rate

2.4%

Unemployment Rate

Brent 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

79.71%

Born in Alabama

98.57%

Native Born

1.43%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.57% of Brent residents were born in the United States, with 79.71% having been born in Alabama. 1.26% 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
20204,668-52-1.10%
20194,720-52-1.09%
20184,772-25-0.52%
20174,797-52-1.07%
20164,849-47-0.96%
20154,89690.18%
20144,887110.23%
20134,876-29-0.59%
20124,905-14-0.28%
20114,919-21-0.43%
20104,9409162.07%
20004,0241,2483.78%
19902,776-86-0.30%
19802,8620.00%