Brewton, Alabama Population 2021

5,220
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Brewton is a city located in Escambia County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Escambia County. With a 2020 population of 5,220, it is the 102nd largest city in Alabama and the 4658th largest city in the United States . Brewton is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -3.48% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,408 in 2010. Brewton reached it's highest population of 6,747 in 1970. Spanning over 11 miles, Brewton has a population density of 465 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brewton is $61,372 with a poverty rate of 23.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $638 per month, and the median house value is $111,600. 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 Brewton was:

  • White: 55.67%
  • Black or African American: 40.44%
  • Two or more races: 1.70%
  • Asian: 1.66%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brewton, Alabama is 5,220 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,205.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,408.

Brewton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,91755.67%
Black or African American2,11940.44%
Two or More Races891.70%
Asian871.66%
Some Other Race280.53%
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Brewton Population by Race

Brewton Population Pyramid $2021

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Brewton Median Age

41.6


Total

39.9


Male

42.3


Female

Brewton Adults

There are 4,066 adults, (986 of whom are seniors) in Brewton.

Brewton Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewton Sex Ratio

Female

2,743

52.35%

Male

2,497

47.65%

Brewton Population by Age

Brewton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brewton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
All60.6%39.4%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Male44.7%55.3%
Female33.7%66.3%

60.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brewton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0502.4160.6
Married8523.1181.2
Non Family8011.151.6
Female3593.4333.7
Male384.7444.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Brewton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1564.21%
9th to 12th Grade50013.49%
High School Graduate1,24333.53%
Some College71219.21%
Associates Degree2807.55%
Bachelors Degree56415.21%
Graduate Degree2526.80%
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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
White2,0871,843661
Black1,4711,145140
Asian66
Hispanic535315
2+ Races452515

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 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Brewton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,655$43,514$30,888
Less Than 9th Grade$17,396$25,081$13,011
High School Graduate$31,855$36,181$31,139
Some College$30,197$53,188$25,000
Bachelors Degree$49,083$63,333$44,122
Graduate Degree$44,239$38,594$44,728

$34,655

Average Earnings

$43,514

Average Male

$30,888

Average Female

Brewton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brewton Language by Age

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Brewton Language

97.15% of Brewton residents speak only English, while 2.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.77% of the population.

Brewton Language

Brewton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,99371235.73%
White2,66632512.19%
Hispanic968184.38%
Multiple803645.00%

23.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.05%

Male Poverty Rate

28.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewton is Hispanic, with 84.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brewton is White, with 12.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.90%.

Brewton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.08%
High School22.94%
Some College18.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.10%

Brewton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed69.09%
Female Unemployed57.50%
Female Employed12.27%
Male Employed3.03%

Brewton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brewton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,898$61,372
Families$55,036$79,565
Married Families$78,438-
Non Families$21,354$30,797
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Income by Household Type

Brewton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.1%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

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 55-64, 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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299

Number of Veterans

293

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam90
Korea46
Second Gulf War33
First Gulf War29
World War II

Brewton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+97
55 to 6487
65 to 7482
18 to 3417
35 to 5416

Brewton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White23410.34%
Black553.33%
2+ Races1015.63%

Brewton Veterans by Race

Brewton Veterans by Education

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5.57%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewton Veterans by Education

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55.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

8.2%

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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78.65%

Born in Brewton

97.39%

Native Born

2.61%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.39% of Brewton residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in Alabama. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Brewton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,22050.10%
20205,21550.10%
20195,21050.10%
20185,205-48-0.91%
20175,253-12-0.23%
20165,265-43-0.81%
20155,308240.45%
20145,284-23-0.43%
20135,307-35-0.66%
20125,342-32-0.60%
20115,374-33-0.61%
20105,407-91-0.17%
20005,498-387-0.68%
19905,885-795-1.26%
19806,680-67-0.10%
19706,7474380.67%
19606,3091,1632.06%
19505,1461,8234.47%
19403,3235051.66%
19302,8181360.50%
19202,6820.00%

Brewton Population by Year