Clanton, Alabama Population 2021

9,034
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Clanton is a city located in Chilton County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Chilton County. With a 2020 population of 9,034, it is the 71st largest city in Alabama and the 3312th largest city in the United States . Clanton is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,619 in 2010. Clanton reached it's highest population of 9,034 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Clanton has a population density of 395 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clanton is $72,072 with a poverty rate of 22.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $131,700. The median age in Clanton is 39.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Clanton Demographics

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

  • White: 71.39%
  • Black or African American: 21.22%
  • Other race: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clanton, Alabama is 9,034 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,674.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,619.

Clanton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,21171.39%
Black or African American1,84621.22%
Some Other Race2823.24%
Asian1912.20%
Two or More Races1701.95%
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Clanton Population by Race

Clanton Population Pyramid $2021

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Clanton Median Age

39.9


Total

39.1


Male

41.2


Female

Clanton Adults

There are 6,706 adults, (1,424 of whom are seniors) in Clanton.

Clanton Age Dependency

64.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Clanton Sex Ratio

Female

4,724

54.30%

Male

3,976

45.70%

Clanton Population by Age

Clanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clanton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All59.5%40.5%
Male55.7%44.3%
Non Family49.7%50.3%
Female34.8%65.2%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clanton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,4232.4459.5
Non Family1,4341.3449.7
Married1,1153.3186.9
Female630334.8
Male2443.4955.7

3.03

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Clanton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4236.74%
9th to 12th Grade76112.12%
High School Graduate2,42538.63%
Some College1,16718.59%
Associates Degree4697.47%
Bachelors Degree6119.73%
Graduate Degree4216.71%
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Clanton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,4963,816854
Black1,3281,04681
Hispanic21225
Asian1329797
2+ Races109109
Other Race105

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 73.48%.

Clanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,460$35,778$32,403
Less Than 9th Grade$31,420$35,272$2,500
High School Graduate$24,672$27,277$23,660
Some College$41,228$53,367$40,066
Bachelors Degree$71,975$$72,300
Graduate Degree$58,598$54,722$67,557

$35,460

Average Earnings

$35,778

Average Male

$32,403

Average Female

Clanton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clanton Language by Age

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Clanton Language

93.15% of Clanton residents speak only English, while 6.85% 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

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,5241,10419.99%
Black1,75837621.39%
Hispanic53131559.32%
Other282282100.00%
Multiple1563623.08%

22.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.21%

Male Poverty Rate

21.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clanton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clanton is White, with 19.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.57%.

Clanton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.06%
High School26.37%
Some College5.24%
Bachelors or Greater1.28%

Clanton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed43.06%
Female Unemployed35.14%
Female Employed13.03%
Male Employed12.55%

Clanton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clanton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,782$72,072
Families$53,727$67,250
Married Families$63,256-
Non Families$26,196$74,585
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Income by Household Type

Clanton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Clanton Married by Age and Sex

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Clanton 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.

Clanton Marital Status by Race

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Clanton Marital Status

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410

Number of Veterans

292

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
First Gulf War118
Second Gulf War87
Korea16
World War II10

Clanton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74112
55 to 6496
35 to 5493
18 to 3477
75+32

Clanton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2725.54%
Black1298.92%
Hispanic2511.79%
2+ Races98.26%

Clanton Veterans by Race

Clanton Veterans by Education

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7.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clanton Veterans by Education

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53.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Clanton Employment by Age

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Clanton Employment by Race

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Clanton 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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77.43%

Born in Clanton

95.74%

Native Born

4.26%

Foreign Born

3.52%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.74% of Clanton residents were born in the United States, with 77.43% having been born in Alabama. 3.52% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,0341201.35%
20208,9141201.36%
20198,7941201.38%
20188,674-25-0.29%
20178,69990.10%
20168,69080.09%
20158,682730.85%
20148,609150.17%
20138,594-5-0.06%
20128,599-40-0.46%
20118,63910.01%
20108,6388381.03%
20007,8001310.17%
19907,6691,8372.78%
19805,832-36-0.06%
19705,8681850.32%
19605,6831,0432.05%
19504,6406581.54%
19403,9820.00%

Clanton Population by Year