Cordova, Alabama Population 2021

1,826
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Cordova is a city located in Walker County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,826, it is the 199th largest city in Alabama and the 7970th largest city in the United States . Cordova is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -12.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,095 in 2010. Cordova reached it's highest population of 2,091 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Cordova has a population density of 313 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cordova is $42,799 with a poverty rate of 29.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $558 per month, and the median house value is $64,100. The median age in Cordova is 44.7 years, 39.4 years for males, and 49.1 years for females.

Cordova Demographics

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

  • White: 82.50%
  • Black or African American: 13.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.74%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Cordova, Alabama is 1,826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,862.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,095.

Cordova, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,65582.50%
Black or African American27613.76%
Two or More Races753.74%
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Cordova Population by Race

Cordova Population Pyramid $2021

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Cordova Median Age

44.7


Total

39.4


Male

49.1


Female

Cordova Adults

There are 1,587 adults, (450 of whom are seniors) in Cordova.

Cordova Age Dependency

76.4

Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Cordova Sex Ratio

Female

1,018

50.75%

Male

988

49.25%

Cordova Population by Age

Cordova Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cordova Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.1%13.9%
Male81.1%18.9%
All73%27%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Female57%43%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cordova Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7892.4173
Married3603.1386.1
Non Family2831.0560.1
Female933.3957
Male533.0881.1

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Cordova Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1137.58%
9th to 12th Grade20813.95%
High School Graduate57438.50%
Some College26117.51%
Associates Degree17912.01%
Bachelors Degree634.23%
Graduate Degree936.24%
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Cordova Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2621,040149
Black2171187
2+ Races1212

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 white people with a rate of 11.81%.

Cordova Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,269$36,316$22,298
Less Than 9th Grade$22,019$$
High School Graduate$20,833$21,797$
Some College$24,861$45,625$20,096
Bachelors Degree$36,602$$36,602
Graduate Degree$50,341$50,759$48,333

$27,269

Average Earnings

$36,316

Average Male

$22,298

Average Female

Cordova Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cordova Language by Age

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Cordova Language

100.00% of Cordova residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Cordova Language

Cordova Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,58237023.39%
Black24417370.90%
Multiple751925.33%

29.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.38%

Male Poverty Rate

38.68%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cordova

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cordova is Black, with 70.90% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cordova is White, with 23.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.18%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.22%.

Cordova Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.13%
High School33.40%
Some College15.35%
Bachelors or Greater4.83%

Cordova Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed67.80%
Female Unemployed58.33%
Male Employed11.04%
Female Employed7.90%

Cordova Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cordova Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,606$42,799
Families$38,021$52,387
Married Families$62,963-
Non Families$15,662$21,917
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Income by Household Type

Cordova Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Cordova Married by Age and Sex

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Cordova 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.

Cordova Marital Status by Race

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Cordova Marital Status

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178

Number of Veterans

167

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam67
World War II22
Korea22
Second Gulf War11
First Gulf War10

Cordova Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7461
75+59
55 to 6440
35 to 5418
18 to 34

Cordova Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White16612.35%
Black125.19%

Cordova Veterans by Race

Cordova Veterans by Education

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14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cordova Veterans by Education

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45.9%

Labor Force Participation

38.5%

Employment Rate

16.2%

Unemployment Rate

Cordova Employment by Age

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Cordova Employment by Race

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Cordova 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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83.70%

Born in Cordova

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Cordova residents were born in the United States, with 83.70% 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.

Cordova Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,826-12-0.65%
20201,838-12-0.65%
20191,850-12-0.64%
20181,862-19-1.01%
20171,881-29-1.52%
20161,910-19-0.98%
20151,929-19-0.98%
20141,948-18-0.92%
20131,966-17-0.86%
20121,983-22-1.10%
20112,005-86-4.11%
20102,0910.00%

Cordova Population by Year