Childersburg, Alabama Population 2024

4,576

Childersburg is a city located in Talladega County Alabama. Childersburg has a 2024 population of 4,576. Childersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.87% annually and its population has decreased by -3.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,751 in 2020.

The average household income in Childersburg is $68,236 with a poverty rate of 17.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Childersburg is 42 years, 40.2 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Childersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 57.37%
  • Black or African American: 39.83%
  • Asian: 1.45%
  • Two or more races: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.34%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
12.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
371.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.68% (-175)
The current population of Childersburg, Alabama is 4,576 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,751.

Childersburg, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,72157.37%
Black or African American1,88939.83%
Asian691.45%
Two or more races481.01%
Native American160.34%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Childersburg Population by Race

Childersburg Population Pyramid 2024

Childersburg Median Age

42

Total

40.2

Male

42.7

Female

Childersburg Adults

There are 3,704 adults, (911 of whom are seniors) in Childersburg.

Childersburg Age Dependency

69.8

Age Dependency Ratio

32.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Childersburg Sex Ratio

Female2,31148.72%
Male2,43251.28%

Childersburg Population by Age

Childersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,0122.366733
Married9452.982.617.4
Non Family547070.729.3
Female3972.9831.268.8
Male1232.1645.554.5
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2.81

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

67.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Childersburg 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

Childersburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Childersburg Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.18%.

Childersburg Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,071

Average Earnings

$47,381

Average Male

$31,194

Average Female

Childersburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Childersburg Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Childersburg Language

94.42% of Childersburg residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Childersburg Language

Childersburg Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,88948025.41%
White2,72132011.76%
Multiple481020.83%
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17.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.54%

Male Poverty Rate

15.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Childersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Childersburg is Black, with 25.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Childersburg is White, with 11.76% 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 43.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.78%.

Childersburg Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.07%
Some College17.35%
High School11.75%
Bachelors or Greater3.08%
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Childersburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed61.19%
Female Employed13.63%
Male Employed5.13%
Female Unemployed
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Childersburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Childersburg Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Childersburg Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

51.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Childersburg Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Childersburg 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.

Childersburg Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Childersburg Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

427

Number of Veterans

415

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Childersburg Veterans by War

count

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Childersburg Veterans by Age

count

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Childersburg Veterans by Race

Childersburg Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

Childersburg Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.9%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Childersburg Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Childersburg Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Childersburg 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

82.61%

Born in Childersburg

98.55%

Native Born

1.45%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.55% of Childersburg residents were born in the United States, with 82.61% having been born in Alabama. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Childersburg Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,376-40-0.91%
20284,416-40-0.9%
20274,456-40-0.89%
20264,496-40-0.88%
20254,536-40-0.87%
20244,576-40-0.87%
20234,616-40-0.86%
20224,656-40-0.85%
20214,696-55-1.16%
20204,751-77-1.59%
20194,828-31-0.64%
20184,859-30-0.61%
20174,889-47-0.95%
20164,936-46-0.92%
20154,982-38-0.76%
20145,020-27-0.53%
20135,047-38-0.75%
20125,085-32-0.63%
20115,117-23-0.45%
20105,1402134.32%
20004,9273487.6%
19904,579-505-9.93%
19805,0842535.24%
19704,831-53-1.09%
19604,88486121.4%
19504,023
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Childersburg Population by Year