Chatom, Alabama Population 2020

1,188

Chatom is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,188, it is the 241st largest city in Alabama and the 9627th largest city in the United States. Chatom is currently declining at a rate of -0.34% annually and its population has decreased by -7.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,288 in 2010. Chatom reached it's highest population of 1,290 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Chatom has a population density of 111 people per square mile.

The average household income in Chatom is $67,636 with a poverty rate of 21.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $584 per month, and the median house value is $161,300. The median age in Chatom is 42.7 years, 32.8 years for males, and 53.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 150.0 males.

Chatom Demographics

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

  • White: 74.08%
  • Black or African American: 25.71%
  • Two or more races: 0.20%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Chatom, Alabama is 1,188, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,196.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,288.

Chatom, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72674.08%
Black or African American25225.71%
Two or More Races20.20%

Chatom Population Pyramid 2020

Chatom Median Age

42.7


Total

32.8


Male

53.5


Female

Chatom Adults

There are 822 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Chatom.

Chatom Age Dependency

56.8

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Chatom Sex Ratio

Female

392

40.00%

Male

588

60.00%

Chatom Households and Families

Chatom Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Chatom Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.6%24.4%
All62.3%37.7%
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Female40%60%
Male0%100%

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3662.3262.3
Married1562.7275.6
Non Family1461.3858.9
Female603.4540
Male43.50

2.82

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

0%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Chatom Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade111.51%
9th to 12th Grade628.49%
High School Graduate26536.30%
Some College21329.18%
Associates Degree344.66%
Bachelors Degree648.77%
Graduate Degree8111.10%

Chatom Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White496459138
Black1631297
Hispanic6969
Multiple Races2

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 27.82%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,500$40,357$27,273
Less Than High School$47,560$47,976$
High School Grad$$$
Some College$22,254$$
Bachelors Degree$27,321$$27,321
Graduate Degree$68,846$68,654$77,857

$35,500

Average Earnings

$40,357

Average Male

$27,273

Average Female

Chatom Language

Chatom Language by Age

Chatom Language

92.71% of Chatom residents speak only English, while 7.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.29% of the population.

Chatom Poverty

Chatom Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black22414966.52%
White562366.41%

21.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.43%

Male Poverty Rate

21.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Chatom

The race most likely to be in poverty in Chatom is Black, with 66.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Chatom is White, with 6.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.53%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.39%.

Name Poverty
High School29.50%
Some College5.96%
Less Than High School2.27%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed32.26%
Male Employed11.90%
Female Employed6.84%

Chatom Income

Chatom Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$60,469$67,636
Families$65,000$78,438
Married Families$71,250-
Non Families$41,912$50,110

Chatom Marital Status

Chatom Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.7%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Chatom Married by Age and Sex

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 45-54.

Chatom Marital Status by Race

Chatom Veterans

78

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam43
Second Gulf War16
Korea12
First Gulf War12
World War II

$Chatom Veterans by Education

7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Chatom Employment Status

49%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

Chatom 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

66.73%

Born in Alabama

92.96%

Native Born

7.04%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.96% of Chatom residents were born in the United States, with 66.73% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,188-4-0.34%
20191,192-4-0.33%
20181,196-12-0.99%
20171,208-4-0.33%
20161,212-17-1.38%
20151,229-2-0.16%
20141,231-6-0.49%
20131,237-15-1.20%
20121,252-18-1.42%
20111,270-20-1.55%
20101,2900.00%