Chatom, Alabama Population 2024

1,053

Chatom is a city located in Washington County Alabama. Chatom has a 2024 population of 1,053. It is also the county seat of Washington County.Chatom is currently declining at a rate of -1.13% annually and its population has decreased by -3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,092 in 2020.

The average household income in Chatom is $91,516 with a poverty rate of 31.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Chatom is 57.4 years, 49.3 years for males, and 62.3 years for females.

Chatom Demographics

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

  • White: 68.23%
  • Black or African American: 28.92%
  • Two or more races: 2.85%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
10.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
98.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.57% (-39)
The current population of Chatom, Alabama is 1,053 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,092.

Chatom, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White47968.23%
Black or African American20328.92%
Two or more races202.85%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Chatom Population by Race

Chatom Population Pyramid 2024

Chatom Median Age

57.4

Total

49.3

Male

62.3

Female

Chatom Adults

There are 622 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Chatom.

Chatom Age Dependency

104.7

Age Dependency Ratio

81.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatom Sex Ratio

Female43161.4%
Male27138.6%

Chatom Population by Age

Chatom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2522.2466.733.3
Married1312.511000
Non Family76026.373.7
Female313.154.845.2
Male144.570100
showing: 5 rows

2.78

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

66.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Chatom Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Chatom Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Chatom Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.9%.

Chatom Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$42,361

Average Earnings

$45,375

Average Male

$

Average Female

Chatom Earnings by Educational Attainment

Chatom Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Chatom Language

100% of Chatom residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Chatom Language

Chatom Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black18011664.44%
White3805113.42%
Multiple1515100%
showing: 3 rows

31.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.27%

Male Poverty Rate

38.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatom is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatom is White, with 13.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 27.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.74%.

Chatom Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade93.94%
High School29.56%
Some College11.54%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Chatom Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed12.3%
showing: 4 rows

Chatom Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Chatom Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Chatom Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.0%

Male Marriage Rate

38.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatom Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Chatom Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Chatom Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Chatom Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

36

Number of Veterans

36

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Chatom Veterans by War

count

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Chatom Veterans by Age

count

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Chatom Veterans by Race

Chatom Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.83%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatom Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.9%

Employment Rate

3.2%

Unemployment Rate

Chatom Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Chatom Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Chatom Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.78%

Born in Chatom

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Chatom residents were born in the United States, with 76.78% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Chatom Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029993-12-1.19%
20281,005-12-1.18%
20271,017-12-1.17%
20261,029-12-1.15%
20251,041-12-1.14%
20241,053-12-1.13%
20231,065-12-1.11%
20221,077-12-1.1%
20211,089-3-0.27%
20201,092-92-7.77%
20191,184-7-0.59%
20181,191-13-1.08%
20171,204-7-0.58%
20161,211-18-1.46%
20151,229
20141,229-6-0.49%
20131,235-16-1.28%
20121,251-19-1.5%
20111,270-16-1.24%
20101,286
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Chatom Population by Year