Childersburg, Alabama Population 2020

4,784

Childersburg is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,784, it is the 106th largest city in Alabama and the 4877th largest city in the United States. Childersburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -7.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,175 in 2010. Childersburg reached it's highest population of 5,161 in 2010. Spanning over 13 miles, Childersburg has a population density of 388 people per square mile.

The average household income in Childersburg is $41,714 with a poverty rate of 26.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $527 per month, and the median house value is $101,800. The median age in Childersburg is 38 years, 37 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 96.8 males.

Childersburg Demographics

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

  • White: 69.03%
  • Black or African American: 25.79%
  • Other race: 3.91%
  • Native American: 1.27%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Childersburg, Alabama is 4,784, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,880.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,175.

Childersburg, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,42369.03%
Black or African American1,27925.79%
Some Other Race1943.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native631.27%

Childersburg Population Pyramid 2020

Childersburg Median Age

38


Total

37


Male

39.4


Female

Childersburg Adults

There are 3,691 adults, (776 of whom are seniors) in Childersburg.

Childersburg Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Childersburg Sex Ratio

Female

2,520

50.82%

Male

2,439

49.18%

Childersburg Households and Families

Childersburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Childersburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
All55.6%44.4%
Female41.8%58.2%
Non Family39.1%60.9%
Male35.8%64.2%

55.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1422.3255.6
Non Family8431.139.1
Married8253.1380.8
Female4072.9341.8
Male673.9135.8

3.07

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Childersburg Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1755.18%
9th to 12th Grade50715.00%
High School Graduate1,22136.12%
Some College78323.17%
Associates Degree35410.47%
Bachelors Degree2748.11%
Graduate Degree661.95%

Childersburg Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,4262,145331
Black8085539
Hispanic83
Other Race83
Native American63

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.42%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,370$28,370$26,766
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$31,085$39,292$26,712
Some College$24,940$17,478$32,477
Bachelors Degree$$$23,516
Graduate Degree$2,500$$

$27,370

Average Earnings

$28,370

Average Male

$26,766

Average Female

Childersburg Language

Childersburg Language by Age

Childersburg Language

95.21% of Childersburg residents speak only English, while 4.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Childersburg Poverty

Childersburg Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,42362018.11%
Black1,27951940.58%
Hispanic194194100.00%
Other194194100.00%

26.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.03%

Male Poverty Rate

24.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Childersburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Childersburg is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Childersburg is White, with 18.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School51.61%
High School22.69%
Some College19.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed39.10%
Male Employed21.07%
Female Employed18.37%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Childersburg Income

Childersburg Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$34,286$41,714
Families$42,902$50,043
Married Families$57,434-
Non Families$20,051$28,799

Childersburg Marital Status

Childersburg Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Childersburg Married by Age and Sex

Childersburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Childersburg Marital Status by Race

Childersburg Veterans

300

Number of Veterans

300

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam89
World War II63
Korea57
Second Gulf War56
First Gulf War

$Childersburg Veterans by Education

15.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

70.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Childersburg Employment Status

55.1%

Labor Force Participation

50.6%

Employment Rate

8.3%

Unemployment Rate

Childersburg 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

76.29%

Born in Alabama

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.26% of Childersburg residents were born in the United States, with 76.29% having been born in Alabama. 1.67% 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
20204,784-48-0.99%
20194,832-48-0.98%
20184,880-32-0.65%
20174,912-48-0.97%
20164,960-45-0.90%
20155,005-38-0.75%
20145,043-26-0.51%
20135,069-37-0.72%
20125,106-31-0.60%
20115,137-24-0.47%
20105,1612340.47%
20004,9273480.74%
19904,579-505-1.04%
19805,0842530.51%
19704,831-53-0.11%
19604,8848611.96%
19504,0230.00%