Calera is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. Calera has a 2020 population of 17,468. Calera is currently growing at a rate of 2.87% annually and its population has increased by 5.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,494 in 2010.
The average household income in Calera is $69,732 with a poverty rate of 6.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,211 per month, and the median house value is $154,100. The median age in Calera is 33.1 years, 32.4 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Calerawas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 38.90%.
92.03% of Calera residents speak only English, while 7.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.57% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Calera is Asian, with 94.51% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Calera is Hispanic, with 1.69% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.10%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.61%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Calera
95.90% of Calera residents were born in the United States, with 72.44% having been born in Alabama. 3.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.