Clanton, Alabama Population 2020

8,796

Clanton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 8,796, it is the 72nd largest city in Alabama and the 3363rd largest city in the United States. Clanton is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 2.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,619 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Clanton has a population density of 385 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clanton is $75,556 with a poverty rate of 21.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $683 per month, and the median house value is $120,500. The median age in Clanton is 40.4 years, 38.9 years for males, and 42.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.7 males.

Clanton Demographics

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

  • White: 73.20%
  • Black or African American: 21.86%
  • Other race: 2.20%
  • Asian: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Clanton, Alabama is 8,796, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,756.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,619.

Clanton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,38673.20%
Black or African American1,90721.86%
Some Other Race1922.20%
Asian1822.09%
Two or More Races570.65%

Clanton Population Pyramid 2020

Clanton Median Age

40.4


Total

38.9


Male

42.3


Female

Clanton Adults

There are 6,772 adults, (1,303 of whom are seniors) in Clanton.

Clanton Age Dependency

59.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Clanton Sex Ratio

Female

4,552

52.18%

Male

4,172

47.82%

Clanton Households and Families

Clanton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Clanton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All61.2%38.8%
Non Family56%44%
Male47.5%52.5%
Female22%78%

61.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2912.5561.2
Married1,3063.2986.9
Non Family1,0921.4156
Female6092.6922
Male2843.2647.5

2.97

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

5.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Clanton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2844.56%
9th to 12th Grade89414.37%
High School Graduate2,47339.74%
Some College1,09617.61%
Associates Degree4467.17%
Bachelors Degree66110.62%
Graduate Degree3695.93%

Clanton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,6163,859857
Black1,2671,04290
Hispanic18933
Asian1238383
Other Race69
Multiple Races2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.48%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,467$36,513$29,530
Less Than High School$25,861$26,648$
High School Grad$27,614$28,095$27,544
Some College$38,088$54,575$26,477
Bachelors Degree$69,440$80,089$68,813
Graduate Degree$68,295$43,750$72,737

$31,467

Average Earnings

$36,513

Average Male

$29,530

Average Female

Clanton Language

Clanton Language by Age

Clanton Language

93.94% of Clanton residents speak only English, while 6.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.96% of the population.

Clanton Poverty

Clanton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,70092816.28%
Black1,81361033.65%
Hispanic43821849.77%
Other192192100.00%
Multiple402870.00%

21.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.13%

Male Poverty Rate

22.46%

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 16.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.27%
High School20.24%
Some College4.29%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.92%
Female Employed8.37%
Male Employed7.07%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Clanton Income

Clanton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$42,180$75,556
Families$52,859$73,639
Married Families$67,813-
Non Families$25,568$77,698

Clanton Marital Status

Clanton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Clanton Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Clanton Marital Status by Race

Clanton Veterans

396

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam172
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War37
Korea16
World War II11

$Clanton Veterans by Education

8.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clanton Employment Status

52%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Clanton 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

74.72%

Born in Alabama

96.06%

Native Born

3.94%

Foreign Born

3.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.06% of Clanton residents were born in the United States, with 74.72% having been born in Alabama. 3.20% 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
20208,796200.23%
20198,776200.23%
20188,756-10-0.11%
20178,766200.23%
20168,746220.25%
20158,724861.00%
20148,638220.26%
20138,61620.02%
20128,614-32-0.37%
20118,64660.07%
20108,6408401.03%
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%