Brilliant, Alabama Population 2021

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Brilliant is a city located in Marion County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 871, it is the 270th largest city in Alabama and the 10892nd largest city in the United States . Brilliant is currently declining at a rate of -0.11% annually and its population has decreased by -3.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 900 in 2010. Brilliant reached it's highest population of 902 in 2011. Spanning over 11 miles, Brilliant has a population density of 82 people per square mile.

The average household income in Brilliant is $36,645 with a poverty rate of 27.82%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $377 per month, and the median house value is $120,600. The median age in Brilliant is 39.6 years, 41.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Brilliant Demographics

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

  • White: 97.51%
  • Black or African American: 1.84%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Brilliant, Alabama is 871 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 874.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 900.

Brilliant, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White90097.51%
Black or African American171.84%
Two or More Races60.65%
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Brilliant Population by Race

Brilliant Population Pyramid $2021

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Brilliant Median Age

39.6


Total

41.1


Male

38.4


Female

Brilliant Adults

There are 707 adults, (170 of whom are seniors) in Brilliant.

Brilliant Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Brilliant Sex Ratio

Female

456

49.40%

Male

467

50.60%

Brilliant Population by Age

Brilliant Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Brilliant Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.4%17.6%
Male72.7%27.3%
All68.7%31.3%
Non Family56.3%43.7%
Female50%50%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Brilliant Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3862.3968.7
Married1703.1682.4
Non Family1511.1156.3
Male332.8872.7
Female323.8150

3.19

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Brilliant Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6910.90%
9th to 12th Grade10416.43%
High School Graduate24037.91%
Some College14522.91%
Associates Degree6410.11%
Bachelors Degree71.11%
Graduate Degree40.63%
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Brilliant Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Brilliant Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White62244911
2+ Races66
Black55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 1.77%.

Brilliant Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,655$33,958$30,238
Less Than 9th Grade$16,250$16,500$2,500
High School Graduate$20,469$21,719$
Some College$36,583$53,214$31,131
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,655

Average Earnings

$33,958

Average Male

$30,238

Average Female

Brilliant Earnings by Educational Attainment

Brilliant Language by Age

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Brilliant Language

99.64% of Brilliant residents speak only English, while 0.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.36% of the population.

Brilliant Language

Brilliant Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White89023726.63%
Black1717100.00%

27.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.91%

Male Poverty Rate

26.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Brilliant

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Brilliant is White, with 26.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.87%.

Brilliant Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade47.40%
Bachelors or Greater36.36%
Some College21.05%
High School20.42%

Brilliant Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed73.91%
Male Employed17.82%
Female Employed11.11%

Brilliant Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Brilliant Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,643$36,645
Families$46,103$50,298
Married Families$51,136-
Non Families$12,813$15,197
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Income by Household Type

Brilliant Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Brilliant Married by Age and Sex

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Brilliant Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Brilliant Marital Status by Race

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Brilliant Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

37

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam10
World War II8
First Gulf War8
Korea
Second Gulf War

Brilliant Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+23
65 to 7410
35 to 548
55 to 643
18 to 34

Brilliant Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White415.94%
2+ Races350.00%

Brilliant Veterans by Race

Brilliant Veterans by Education

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6.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

72.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Brilliant Veterans by Education

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46.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.7%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Brilliant Employment by Age

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Brilliant Employment by Race

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Brilliant 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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74.65%

Born in Brilliant

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Brilliant residents were born in the United States, with 74.65% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Brilliant Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021871-1-0.11%
2020872-1-0.11%
2019873-1-0.11%
2018874-2-0.23%
2017876-5-0.57%
2016881-3-0.34%
2015884-3-0.34%
2014887-2-0.22%
2013889-9-1.00%
2012898-4-0.44%
201190240.45%
20108980.00%

Brilliant Population by Year