Clanton, Alabama Population 2024

9,163

Clanton is a city located in Autauga County, Chilton County, and Coosa County Alabama. Clanton has a 2024 population of 9,163. It is also the county seat of Chilton County. Clanton is currently growing at a rate of 1.15% annually and its population has increased by 4.73% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,749 in 2020.

The average household income in Clanton is $73,982 with a poverty rate of 14.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Clanton is 40.4 years, 39.5 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Clanton Demographics

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

  • White: 74.2%
  • Black or African American: 17.25%
  • Two or more races: 3.28%
  • Other race: 3.01%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
23.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
395.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.73% (414)
The current population of Clanton, Alabama is 9,163 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,749.

Clanton, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,51274.2%
Black or African American1,51417.25%
Two or more races2883.28%
Other race2643.01%
Asian1311.49%
Native American670.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Clanton Population by Race

Clanton Population Pyramid 2024

Clanton Median Age

40.4

Total

39.5

Male

41.2

Female

Clanton Adults

There are 6,724 adults, (1,752 of whom are seniors) in Clanton.

Clanton Age Dependency

76.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clanton Sex Ratio

Female5,32060.62%
Male3,45639.38%

Clanton Population by Age

Clanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,4432.4358.241.8
Non Family1,3971.1856.443.6
Married1,2813.5567.432.6
Female6033.0641.658.4
Male1622.0562.337.7

3.15

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

58.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Clanton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2744.51%
9th to 12th Grade5569.16%
High School Graduate2,15235.44%
Some College1,75628.91%
Associates Degree3065.04%
Bachelors Degree4567.51%
Graduate Degree5739.44%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Clanton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clanton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White4,6114,065994
Black9127760
Hispanic3282665
Other Race2031730
2+ Races14512611
Asian921919
Native American67410

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.16%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.56%.

Clanton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$43,545$41,855$45,068
Less Than 9th Grade$38,295$40,440$23,672
High School Graduate$38,108$42,134$18,750
Some College$46,334$63,194$45,963
Bachelors Degree$0$2,499$81,317
Graduate Degree$54,085$54,460$53,672

$43,545

Average Earnings

$41,855

Average Male

$45,068

Average Female

Clanton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clanton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Clanton Language

93.67% of Clanton residents speak only English, while 6.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.

Clanton Language

Clanton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,79572012.42%
Black1,47038626.26%
Other2644115.53%
Multiple2653412.83%
Asian1311914.5%
Hispanic62860.96%

14.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.21%

Male Poverty Rate

17.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clanton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clanton is Black, with 26.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clanton is Hispanic, with 0.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.36%.

Clanton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.3%
High School27.83%
Some College13.17%
Bachelors or Greater3.07%

Clanton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed17.28%
Female Employed6.11%
Male Employed5.47%

Clanton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clanton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$48,566$73,982
Families$73,280$83,470
Married Families$82,674$-999,999,999
Non Families$29,412$55,195

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Clanton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

43.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Clanton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Clanton 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.

Clanton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Clanton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

272

Number of Veterans

225

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War72
Vietnam70
World War II49
First Gulf War28
Korea6

Clanton Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+128
18 to 3453
65 to 7444
35 to 5424
55 to 6423

Clanton Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2675.25%
Hispanic3810.38%
2+ Races53.45%

Clanton Veterans by Race

Clanton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clanton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Clanton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Clanton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Clanton 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

78.45%

Born in Clanton

96.56%

Native Born

3.44%

Foreign Born

2.76%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.56% of Clanton residents were born in the United States, with 78.45% having been born in Alabama. 2.76% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Clanton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,6801031.08%
20289,5771041.1%
20279,4731031.1%
20269,3701041.12%
20259,2661031.12%
20249,1631041.15%
20239,0591031.15%
20228,9561721.96%
20218,784350.4%
20208,749-39-0.44%
20198,7881171.35%
20188,671-34-0.39%
20178,70590.1%
20168,69680.09%
20158,688760.88%
20148,612140.16%
20138,598-2-0.02%
20128,600-41-0.47%
20118,64130.03%
20108,63883810.74%
20007,8001311.71%
19907,6691,83731.5%
19805,832-36-0.61%
19705,8681853.26%
19605,6831,04322.48%
19504,64065816.52%
19403,98200%
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Clanton Population by Year