Brewton, Alabama Population 2024

5,155

Brewton is a city located in Escambia County Alabama. Brewton has a 2024 population of 5,155. It is also the county seat of Escambia County.Brewton is currently declining at a rate of -0.52% annually and its population has decreased by -1.9% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,255 in 2020.

The average household income in Brewton is $67,951 with a poverty rate of 15.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Brewton is 42.1 years, 39.6 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Brewton Demographics

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

  • White: 64.79%
  • Black or African American: 31.73%
  • Two or more races: 3.1%
  • Other race: 0.25%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
11.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
459.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.9% (-100)
The current population of Brewton, Alabama is 5,155 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,255.

Brewton, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,40664.79%
Black or African American1,66831.73%
Two or more races1633.1%
Other race130.25%
Asian70.13%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Brewton Population by Race

Brewton Population Pyramid 2024

Brewton Median Age

42.1

Total

39.6

Male

46.2

Female

Brewton Adults

There are 4,127 adults, (1,097 of whom are seniors) in Brewton.

Brewton Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewton Sex Ratio

Female2,85154.23%
Male2,40645.77%

Brewton Population by Age

Brewton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0022.4663.336.7
Non Family8481.1550.149.9
Married8073.3984.415.6
Female2623.5654.245.8
Male853.3523.576.5
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3.31

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

63.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Brewton 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

Brewton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brewton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

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

Brewton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$43,037

Average Earnings

$50,813

Average Male

$37,422

Average Female

Brewton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brewton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Brewton Language

97.65% of Brewton residents speak only English, while 2.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.26% of the population.

Brewton Language

Brewton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,56043627.95%
White3,0622146.99%
Hispanic17510258.29%
Multiple1431510.49%
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15.68%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.48%

Male Poverty Rate

21.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewton is Hispanic, with 58.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brewton is White, with 6.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.72%.

Brewton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.96%
High School26.54%
Some College8.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.31%
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Brewton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed86.79%
Female Unemployed50%
Female Employed10.96%
Male Employed1.6%
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Brewton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brewton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Brewton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Brewton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Brewton 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 45-54.

Brewton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Brewton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

417

Number of Veterans

373

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

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Brewton Veterans by War

count

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Brewton Veterans by Age

count

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Brewton Veterans by Race

Brewton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Brewton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Brewton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Brewton 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

80.96%

Born in Brewton

98.88%

Native Born

1.12%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

1.01%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.88% of Brewton residents were born in the United States, with 80.96% having been born in Alabama. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Brewton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,020-27-0.53%
20285,047-27-0.53%
20275,074-27-0.53%
20265,101-27-0.53%
20255,128-27-0.52%
20245,155-27-0.52%
20235,182-27-0.52%
20225,209-27-0.52%
20215,236-19-0.36%
20205,255581.12%
20195,197110.21%
20185,186-52-0.99%
20175,238-15-0.29%
20165,253-42-0.79%
20155,295230.44%
20145,272-23-0.43%
20135,295-34-0.64%
20125,329-33-0.62%
20115,362-33-0.61%
20105,395-103-1.87%
20005,498-387-6.58%
19905,885-795-11.9%
19806,680-67-0.99%
19706,7474386.94%
19606,3091,16322.6%
19505,1461,82354.86%
19403,32350517.92%
19302,8181365.07%
19202,682
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Brewton Population by Year