Calera, Alabama Population 2020

15,092

Calera is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 15,092, it is the 41st largest city in Alabama and the 2296th largest city in the United States. Calera is currently growing at a rate of 2.42% annually and its population has increased by 29.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,620 in 2010. Spanning over 24 miles, Calera has a population density of 624 people per square mile.

The average household income in Calera is $69,354 with a poverty rate of 5.20%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,075 per month, and the median house value is $144,000. The median age in Calera is 34.1 years, 32.6 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.4 males.

Calera Demographics

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

  • White: 64.62%
  • Black or African American: 31.11%
  • Two or more races: 1.60%
  • Other race: 1.50%
  • Asian: 1.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Calera, Alabama is 15,092, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,380.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,620.

Calera, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,76164.62%
Black or African American4,21831.11%
Two or More Races2171.60%
Some Other Race2031.50%
Asian1581.17%

Calera Population Pyramid 2020

Calera Median Age

34.1


Total

32.6


Male

35.2


Female

Calera Adults

There are 9,755 adults, (1,241 of whom are seniors) in Calera.

Calera Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

14.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Calera Sex Ratio

Female

6,901

50.90%

Male

6,656

49.10%

Calera Households and Families

Calera Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Calera Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.5%11.5%
Female84.4%15.6%
All83.1%16.9%
Non Family73.8%26.2%
Male68.5%31.5%

83.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0582.6783.1
Married2,6743.3988.5
Non Family1,5941.273.8
Female7363.1184.4
Male545.0268.5

3.3

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Calera Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade880.99%
9th to 12th Grade5746.44%
High School Graduate2,12823.86%
Some College2,66929.93%
Associates Degree5426.08%
Bachelors Degree2,02722.73%
Graduate Degree8899.97%

Calera Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,7775,4492,080
Black2,7062,498761
Hispanic17411163
Asian13875
Multiple Races12212212
Other Race945536

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 38.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,563$49,830$32,921
Less Than High School$30,583$37,222$16,940
High School Grad$35,093$46,063$30,232
Some College$40,132$49,476$31,667
Bachelors Degree$47,371$51,563$40,026
Graduate Degree$54,549$63,639$51,750

$42,563

Average Earnings

$49,830

Average Male

$32,921

Average Female

Calera Language

Calera Language by Age

Calera Language

94.51% of Calera residents speak only English, while 5.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Calera Poverty

Calera Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,5912963.45%
Black4,1832716.48%
Hispanic3428725.44%
Asian1584931.01%

5.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.03%

Male Poverty Rate

7.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Calera

The race most likely to be in poverty in Calera is Asian, with 31.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Calera is White, with 3.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.42%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School6.50%
Some College5.26%
High School4.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.65%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed17.65%
Female Employed3.82%
Male Employed1.69%
Male Unemployed1.05%

Calera Income

Calera Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,325$69,354
Families$76,381$79,883
Married Families$83,607-
Non Families$36,287$45,045

Calera Marital Status

Calera Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Calera Married by Age and Sex

Calera 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 35-44.

Calera Marital Status by Race

Calera Veterans

748

Number of Veterans

698

Male Veterans

50

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War271
Second Gulf War254
Vietnam180
Korea36
World War II14
Name Veterans % of Total
White5658.96%
Black1745.77%
Hispanic136.53%
Other97.56%

$Calera Veterans by Education

0.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Calera Employment Status

71.9%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Calera 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

68.89%

Born in Alabama

96.61%

Native Born

3.39%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.61% of Calera residents were born in the United States, with 68.89% having been born in Alabama. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202015,0923562.42%
201914,7363562.48%
201814,3803932.81%
201713,9873562.61%
201613,6313332.50%
201513,2982902.23%
201413,0082351.84%
201312,7732972.38%
201212,4763432.83%
201112,1333983.39%
201011,7358,57714.03%
20003,1580.00%