Courtland, Alabama Population 2021

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Courtland is a city located in Lawrence County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 586, it is the 320th largest city in Alabama and the 12642nd largest city in the United States . Courtland is currently declining at a rate of -0.17% annually and its population has decreased by -3.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 609 in 2010. Courtland reached it's highest population of 617 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Courtland has a population density of 198 people per square mile.

The average household income in Courtland is $46,494 with a poverty rate of 20.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $478 per month, and the median house value is $85,300. The median age in Courtland is 42.8 years, 39.8 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Courtland Demographics

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

  • White: 50.66%
  • Black or African American: 48.55%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Courtland, Alabama is 586 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 589.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 609.

Courtland, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White38550.66%
Black or African American36948.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.79%
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Courtland Population by Race

Courtland Population Pyramid $2021

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Courtland Median Age

42.8


Total

39.8


Male

48


Female

Courtland Adults

There are 606 adults, (143 of whom are seniors) in Courtland.

Courtland Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Courtland Sex Ratio

Female

412

54.21%

Male

348

45.79%

Courtland Population by Age

Courtland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Courtland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male78.6%21.4%
Married61.3%38.7%
All58.6%41.4%
Non Family55.5%44.5%
Female55%45%

58.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Courtland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3212.3758.6
Non Family1281.2555.5
Married1192.9561.3
Female603.4755
Male142.9378.6

3.11

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Courtland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade428.16%
9th to 12th Grade8115.73%
High School Graduate19638.06%
Some College13526.21%
Associates Degree101.94%
Bachelors Degree244.66%
Graduate Degree275.24%
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Courtland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Courtland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White26419337
Black23918712
Native American66
Hispanic662

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 33.33%.

Courtland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,091$40,625$21,111
Less Than 9th Grade$25,179$$
High School Graduate$30,104$31,625$22,500
Some College$24,583$48,977$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$48,125$$

$29,091

Average Earnings

$40,625

Average Male

$21,111

Average Female

Courtland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Courtland Language by Age

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Courtland Language

94.38% of Courtland residents speak only English, while 5.62% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 5.08% of the population.

Courtland Language

Courtland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3798121.37%
Black3697219.51%

20.13%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.11%

Male Poverty Rate

20.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Courtland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Courtland is White, with 21.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Courtland is Black, with 19.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.57%.

Courtland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.07%
Some College11.72%
High School7.65%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Courtland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed23.53%
Female Employed10.85%
Male Employed0.00%

Courtland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Courtland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,635$46,494
Families$44,375$57,901
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$26,750$29,295
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Income by Household Type

Courtland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

29.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Courtland Married by Age and Sex

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Courtland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Courtland Marital Status by Race

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Courtland Marital Status

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40

Number of Veterans

40

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam17
Korea8
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War3
World War II

Courtland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414
55 to 6412
75+10
18 to 343
35 to 541

Courtland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White258.17%
Black155.10%

Courtland Veterans by Race

Courtland Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Courtland Veterans by Education

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46.1%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

11.9%

Unemployment Rate

Courtland Employment by Age

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Courtland Employment by Race

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Courtland 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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81.58%

Born in Courtland

98.68%

Native Born

1.32%

Foreign Born

0.66%

Non Citizen

0.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.68% of Courtland residents were born in the United States, with 81.58% having been born in Alabama. 0.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Courtland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021586-1-0.17%
2020587-1-0.17%
2019588-1-0.17%
2018589-3-0.51%
2017592-5-0.84%
20165970.00%
2015597-6-1.00%
2014603-3-0.50%
2013606-5-0.82%
2012611-5-0.81%
2011616-1-0.16%
20106170.00%

Courtland Population by Year