Clanton, Alabama Population 2022

8,798
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Clanton is a city located in Chilton County Alabama. Clanton has a 2020 population of 8,798. It is also the county seat of Chilton County. Clanton is currently growing at a rate of 0.17% annually and its population has increased by 0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,768 in 2010.

The average household income in Clanton is $72,072 with a poverty rate of 17.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $663 per month, and the median house value is $125,900. 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 Clantonwas:

  • White: 75.44%
  • Black or African American: 21.15%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Clanton, Alabama is 8,798 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,768.

Clanton, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,57875.44%
Black or African American1,84421.15%
Asian1742.00%
Two or More Races1231.41%
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Clanton Population by Race

Clanton Population Pyramid 2022

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Clanton Median Age

40.5


Total

40.8


Male

37.5


Female

Clanton Adults

There are 6,757 adults, (1,636 of whom are seniors) in Clanton.

Clanton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clanton Sex Ratio

Female

5,056

57.99%

Male

3,663

42.01%

Clanton Population by Age

Clanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clanton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.2%18.8%
Male80.6%19.4%
All60.4%39.6%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female42.2%57.8%

60.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clanton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3992.4660.4
Married1,1753.5881.2
Male1292.2580.6
Female5923.2442.2
Non Family1,5031.349.5

3.23

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Clanton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2874.66%
9th to 12th Grade72311.73%
High School Graduate2,30537.40%
Some College1,40622.81%
Associates Degree3926.36%
Bachelors Degree5528.96%
Graduate Degree4988.08%
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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
Asian1349090
White4,6603,893845
Black1,2511,052115
2+ Races9999
Hispanic2626

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 67.16%.

Clanton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,022$37,489$38,225
Less Than 9th Grade$36,110$36,587$
High School Graduate$30,772$34,836$27,949
Some College$41,384$57,170$39,150
Bachelors Degree$71,188$$95,403
Graduate Degree$47,221$47,265$

$38,022

Average Earnings

$37,489

Average Male

$38,225

Average Female

Clanton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clanton Language by Age

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Clanton Language

97.42% of Clanton residents speak only English, while 2.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.96% of the population.

Clanton Language

Clanton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1166051.72%
Black1,75638621.98%
White6,11898116.03%
OtherNaN%

17.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.97%

Male Poverty Rate

19.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clanton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clanton is Multiple, with 51.72% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.20%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.45%.

Clanton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.44%
High School26.07%
Some College3.58%
Bachelors or Greater0.97%

Clanton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.33%
Male Unemployed41.67%
Female Employed11.32%
Female Unemployed5.41%

Clanton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clanton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,675$79,134
Families$65,094$77,551
Married Families$82,679-
Non Families$26,973$77,486
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Income by Household Type

Clanton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

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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313

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War55
First Gulf War28
Vietnam144
Korea19
World War II5

Clanton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3439
35 to 5430
55 to 6486
65 to 74129
75+29

Clanton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1563.03%
Black14310.41%
2+ Races1414.14%
Hispanic1973.08%

Clanton Veterans by Race

Clanton Veterans by Education

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5.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clanton Veterans by Education

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52.5%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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79.17%

Born in Clanton

98.38%

Native Born

1.62%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

0.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.38% of Clanton residents were born in the United States, with 79.17% having been born in Alabama. 0.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clanton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,9820.00%
19504,6406581.54%
19605,6831,0432.05%
19705,8681850.32%
19805,832-36-0.06%
19907,6691,8372.78%
20007,8001310.17%
20108,6198191.00%
20118,634150.17%
20128,649150.17%
20138,664150.17%
20148,679150.17%
20158,694150.17%
20168,709150.17%
20178,724150.17%
20188,739150.17%
20198,754150.17%
20208,768140.16%
20218,783150.17%
20228,798150.17%

Clanton Population by Year