Brewton, Alabama Population 2022

5,250
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Brewton is a city located in Escambia County Alabama. Brewton has a 2020 population of 5,250. It is also the county seat of Escambia County. Brewton is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,276 in 2010.

The average household income in Brewton is $61,372 with a poverty rate of 20.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $521 per month, and the median house value is $105,600. The median age in Brewton is 41.6 years, 39.9 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Brewton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Brewtonwas:

  • White: 57.56%
  • Black or African American: 38.27%
  • Two or more races: 2.59%
  • Asian: 1.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brewton, Alabama is 5,250 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,276.

Brewton, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,99957.56%
Black or African American1,99438.27%
Asian821.57%
Two or More Races1352.59%
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Brewton Population by Race

Brewton Population Pyramid 2022

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Brewton Median Age

39.8


Total

34.9


Male

46.1


Female

Brewton Adults

There are 4,093 adults, (1,098 of whom are seniors) in Brewton.

Brewton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewton Sex Ratio

Female

2,604

49.98%

Male

2,606

50.02%

Brewton Population by Age

Brewton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brewton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85%15%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family51.2%48.8%
Female38.6%61.4%
Male22.5%77.5%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brewton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9902.4761.6
Married7733.2385
Male806.0622.5
Female2513.8438.6
Non Family8861.0951.2

3.31

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Brewton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1333.54%
9th to 12th Grade70918.89%
High School Graduate1,01026.91%
Some College56615.08%
Associates Degree37710.05%
Bachelors Degree66817.80%
Graduate Degree2907.73%
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Brewton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brewton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2101,954729
Hispanic40407
Black1,411904222
2+ Races54317
Asian56

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 32.99%.

Brewton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,778$32,721$34,444
Less Than 9th Grade$16,870$26,683$16,189
High School Graduate$30,476$29,167$31,042
Some College$35,893$45,156$31,875
Bachelors Degree$48,654$78,224$41,964
Graduate Degree$$$43,500

$33,778

Average Earnings

$32,721

Average Male

$34,444

Average Female

Brewton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brewton Language by Age

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Brewton Language

96.62% of Brewton residents speak only English, while 3.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.68% of the population.

Brewton Language

Brewton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic965254.17%
Multiple1204235.00%
Black1,88960932.24%
White2,75028810.47%
OtherNaN%

20.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

23.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewton is Hispanic, with 54.17% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.90%.

Brewton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.06%
High School16.99%
Some College16.99%
Bachelors or Greater1.46%

Brewton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.79%
Male Unemployed87.80%
Female Employed8.75%
Female Unemployed62.26%

Brewton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brewton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,444$61,366
Families$55,278$81,157
Married Families$76,607-
Non Families$30,246$34,068
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Income by Household Type

Brewton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.1%

Male Marriage Rate

41.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Brewton Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Brewton Marital Status

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306

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War17
First Gulf War21
Vietnam162
Korea36
World War II

Brewton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5412
55 to 6465
65 to 74150
75+79

Brewton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White26411.10%
Black332.14%
2+ Races99.78%

Brewton Veterans by Race

Brewton Veterans by Education

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5.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewton Veterans by Education

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58.4%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Brewton Employment by Age

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Brewton Employment by Race

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Brewton 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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81.40%

Born in Brewton

97.62%

Native Born

2.38%

Foreign Born

1.09%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.62% of Brewton residents were born in the United States, with 81.40% having been born in Alabama. 1.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brewton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19202,6820.00%
19302,8181360.50%
19403,3235051.66%
19505,1461,8234.47%
19606,3091,1632.06%
19706,7474380.67%
19806,680-67-0.10%
19905,885-795-1.26%
20005,498-387-0.68%
20105,408-90-0.16%
20115,395-13-0.24%
20125,382-13-0.24%
20135,369-13-0.24%
20145,356-13-0.24%
20155,343-13-0.24%
20165,330-13-0.24%
20175,317-13-0.24%
20185,304-13-0.24%
20195,291-13-0.25%
20205,276-15-0.28%
20215,263-13-0.25%
20225,250-13-0.25%

Brewton Population by Year