Citronelle, Alabama Population 2021

3,831
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Citronelle is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 3,831, it is the 123rd largest city in Alabama and the 5527th largest city in the United States . Citronelle is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -1.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,905 in 2010. Citronelle reached it's highest population of 3,918 in 2016. Spanning over 26 miles, Citronelle has a population density of 148 people per square mile.

The average household income in Citronelle is $48,046 with a poverty rate of 23.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $795 per month, and the median house value is $104,000. The median age in Citronelle is 32.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 31.9 years for females.

Citronelle Demographics

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

  • White: 72.90%
  • Black or African American: 22.19%
  • Native American: 4.37%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Citronelle, Alabama is 3,831 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,876.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,905.

Citronelle, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,83872.90%
Black or African American86422.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native1704.37%
Two or More Races210.54%
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Citronelle Population by Race

Citronelle Population Pyramid $2021

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Citronelle Median Age

32.9


Total

39.1


Male

31.9


Female

Citronelle Adults

There are 2,660 adults, (632 of whom are seniors) in Citronelle.

Citronelle Age Dependency

92

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Citronelle Sex Ratio

Female

2,425

62.29%

Male

1,468

37.71%

Citronelle Population by Age

Citronelle Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Citronelle Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All76.8%23.2%
Non Family66%34%
Female64.6%35.4%
Male51.9%48.1%

76.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Citronelle Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4122.7176.8
Married7443.2287.9
Non Family3911.0466
Female2233.4964.6
Male544.4651.9

3.26

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Citronelle Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade532.18%
9th to 12th Grade34714.30%
High School Graduate1,04843.18%
Some College51621.26%
Associates Degree1024.20%
Bachelors Degree24710.18%
Graduate Degree1144.70%
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Citronelle Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Citronelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7861,469209
Black521445113
Native American858529
2+ Races212110
Hispanic147

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 47.62%.

Citronelle Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,866$48,250$20,781
Less Than 9th Grade$$$16,078
High School Graduate$26,680$40,167$15,543
Some College$42,543$65,893$23,929
Bachelors Degree$44,052$70,500$43,879
Graduate Degree$56,523$$

$32,866

Average Earnings

$48,250

Average Male

$20,781

Average Female

Citronelle Earnings by Educational Attainment

Citronelle Language by Age

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Citronelle Language

99.35% of Citronelle residents speak only English, while 0.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Citronelle Language

Citronelle Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,78655619.96%
Black84034841.43%

23.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.93%

Male Poverty Rate

31.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Citronelle

The race most likely to be in poverty in Citronelle is Black, with 41.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Citronelle is White, with 19.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.77%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.88%.

Citronelle Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade50.65%
Bachelors or Greater27.45%
High School13.76%
Some College8.63%

Citronelle Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed42.86%
Female Employed19.28%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed1.99%

Citronelle Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Citronelle Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$41,299$48,046
Families$44,427$53,658
Married Families$52,031-
Non Families$24,740$33,075
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Income by Household Type

Citronelle Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

70.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Citronelle Married by Age and Sex

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Citronelle 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 35-44.

Citronelle Marital Status by Race

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Citronelle Marital Status

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274

Number of Veterans

248

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam120
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War25
World War II
Korea

Citronelle Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+99
55 to 6464
35 to 5453
65 to 7444
18 to 3414

Citronelle Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White21010.54%
Black6411.72%

Citronelle Veterans by Race

Citronelle Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Citronelle Veterans by Education

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54.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.7%

Employment Rate

1%

Unemployment Rate

Citronelle Employment by Age

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Citronelle Employment by Race

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Citronelle Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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77.04%

Born in Citronelle

99.20%

Native Born

0.80%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.20% of Citronelle residents were born in the United States, with 77.04% 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 Europe.

Citronelle Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,831-15-0.39%
20203,846-15-0.39%
20193,861-15-0.39%
20183,876-23-0.59%
20173,899-19-0.48%
20163,918120.31%
20153,90690.23%
20143,89730.08%
20133,894-5-0.13%
20123,899-9-0.23%
20113,90840.10%
20103,9042450.65%
20003,659-12-0.03%
19903,6718302.60%
19802,8410.00%

Citronelle Population by Year