Brewton, Alabama Population 2020

5,153

Brewton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,153, it is the 102nd largest city in Alabama and the 4663rd largest city in the United States. Brewton is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -4.72% 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 459 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brewton is $57,486 with a poverty rate of 27.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $604 per month, and the median house value is $113,400. The median age in Brewton is 43.6 years, 42 years for males, and 45.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 87.0 males.

Brewton Demographics

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

  • White: 52.82%
  • Black or African American: 43.55%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.22%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Brewton, Alabama is 5,153, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,189.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,408.

Brewton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,78052.82%
Black or African American2,29243.55%
Asian1052.00%
Two or More Races641.22%
Some Other Race220.42%

Brewton Population Pyramid 2020

Brewton Median Age

43.6


Total

42


Male

45.8


Female

Brewton Adults

There are 4,150 adults, (1,067 of whom are seniors) in Brewton.

Brewton Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Brewton Sex Ratio

Female

2,815

53.49%

Male

2,448

46.51%

Brewton Households and Families

Brewton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Brewton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Male35.3%64.7%
Female30.8%69.2%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1592.361.9
Non Family1,0021.0656.3
Married7883.2483.2
Female3183.6430.8
Male514.0235.3

3.19

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

4.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Brewton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1514.04%
9th to 12th Grade50713.56%
High School Graduate1,18531.70%
Some College65217.44%
Associates Degree3168.45%
Bachelors Degree59715.97%
Graduate Degree3308.83%

Brewton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0441,797674
Black1,5371,223253
Asian81
Hispanic6060
Multiple Races16

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 32.97%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,159$48,796$30,214
Less Than High School$21,250$25,640$
High School Grad$31,004$41,125$30,451
Some College$32,095$62,625$24,397
Bachelors Degree$48,088$63,516$45,236
Graduate Degree$46,250$39,444$47,250

$38,159

Average Earnings

$48,796

Average Male

$30,214

Average Female

Brewton Language

Brewton Language by Age

Brewton Language

97.03% of Brewton residents speak only English, while 2.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 2.12% of the population.

Brewton Poverty

Brewton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,13192343.31%
White2,51527210.82%
Hispanic114114100.00%
Multiple472655.32%

27.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.66%

Male Poverty Rate

32.90%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brewton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Brewton is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brewton is White, with 10.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.07%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.58%
Some College23.46%
High School22.64%
Bachelors or Greater6.36%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed78.90%
Female Unemployed54.55%
Female Employed14.55%
Male Employed2.23%

Brewton Income

Brewton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$39,770$57,486
Families$53,958$78,009
Married Families$81,346-
Non Families$20,909$31,142

Brewton Marital Status

Brewton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Brewton Married by Age and Sex

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

Brewton Veterans

372

Number of Veterans

339

Male Veterans

33

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam110
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War40
Korea24
World War II

$Brewton Veterans by Education

7.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brewton Employment Status

50%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Brewton 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

77.90%

Born in Alabama

97.53%

Native Born

2.47%

Foreign Born

0.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.53% of Brewton residents were born in the United States, with 77.90% having been born in Alabama. 0.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,153-18-0.35%
20195,171-18-0.35%
20185,189-52-0.99%
20175,241-18-0.34%
20165,259-44-0.83%
20155,303220.42%
20145,281-21-0.40%
20135,302-38-0.71%
20125,340-34-0.63%
20115,374-34-0.63%
20105,408-90-0.16%
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%