Cullman, Alabama Population 2021

16,334
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Cullman is a city located in Cullman County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Cullman County. With a 2020 population of 16,334, it is the 35th largest city in Alabama and the 2191st largest city in the United States . Cullman is currently growing at a rate of 0.93% annually and its population has increased by 10.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,775 in 2010. Cullman reached it's highest population of 16,334 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Cullman has a population density of 748 people per square mile.

The average household income in Cullman is $65,939 with a poverty rate of 14.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $142,800. The median age in Cullman is 38.4 years, 35.2 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Cullman Demographics

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

  • White: 92.52%
  • Two or more races: 3.20%
  • Other race: 1.58%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.92%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Cullman, Alabama is 16,334 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,884.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,775.

Cullman, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202184,4683500.41%
202084,1183500.42%
201983,7683500.42%
201883,4185510.66%
201782,8674170.50%
201682,4506890.84%
201581,7616930.85%
201481,0683780.47%
201380,6904110.51%
201280,279-131-0.16%
201180,410-46-0.06%
201080,4560.00%

Cullman Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,55292.52%
Two or More Races5033.20%
Some Other Race2491.58%
Black or African American1781.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1450.92%
Asian1020.65%
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Cullman Population by Race

Cullman Population Pyramid $2021

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Cullman Median Age

38.4


Total

35.2


Male

41.3


Female

Cullman Adults

There are 12,235 adults, (2,910 of whom are seniors) in Cullman.

Cullman Age Dependency

68.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Cullman Sex Ratio

Female

7,996

50.84%

Male

7,733

49.16%

Cullman Population by Age

Cullman Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Cullman Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
All58.1%41.9%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Female40.7%59.3%
Male38.8%61.2%

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Cullman Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,0962.4658.1
Married2,9023.174.1
Non Family2,0811.2545.3
Female8243.1540.7
Male2892.9138.8

3.02

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Cullman Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3953.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,06110.17%
High School Graduate2,78326.66%
Some College2,53024.24%
Associates Degree1,08210.37%
Bachelors Degree1,69616.25%
Graduate Degree8908.53%
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Cullman Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Cullman Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3488,1852,272
Hispanic549326171
Other Race249242101
2+ Races214193109
Black114677
Asian10210024
Native American75759

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 2+ races people with a rate of 50.93%.

Cullman Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,261$40,106$29,125
Less Than 9th Grade$25,163$31,305$15,221
High School Graduate$27,192$31,788$24,412
Some College$31,723$38,107$29,307
Bachelors Degree$44,337$43,073$45,739
Graduate Degree$54,167$77,236$43,018

$32,261

Average Earnings

$40,106

Average Male

$29,125

Average Female

Cullman Earnings by Educational Attainment

Cullman Language by Age

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Cullman Language

94.41% of Cullman residents speak only English, while 5.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.59% of the population.

Cullman Language

Cullman Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4861,84313.67%
Hispanic83812214.56%
Multiple4868517.49%
Black974445.36%
Other2424116.94%
Asian10221.96%

14.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.30%

Male Poverty Rate

15.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Cullman

The race most likely to be in poverty in Cullman is Black, with 45.36% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Cullman is Asian, with 1.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.37%.

Cullman Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.00%
Some College11.41%
High School11.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.93%

Cullman Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed12.56%
Male Unemployed5.99%
Male Employed3.88%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Cullman Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Cullman Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,712$65,939
Families$61,694$81,318
Married Families$68,081-
Non Families$24,002$33,656
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Income by Household Type

Cullman Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

46.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Cullman Married by Age and Sex

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Cullman 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.

Cullman Marital Status by Race

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Cullman Marital Status

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946

Number of Veterans

843

Male Veterans

103

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam313
Second Gulf War285
First Gulf War72
Korea45
World War II21

Cullman Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+251
55 to 64225
65 to 74190
35 to 54175
18 to 34105

Cullman Veterans by Age

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Cullman Veterans by Race

Cullman Veterans by Education

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7.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Cullman Veterans by Education

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59.2%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Cullman Employment by Age

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Cullman Employment by Race

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Cullman 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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72.24%

Born in Cullman

95.51%

Native Born

4.49%

Foreign Born

2.03%

Non Citizen

2.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.51% of Cullman residents were born in the United States, with 72.24% having been born in Alabama. 2.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Cullman Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,3341500.93%
202016,1841500.94%
201916,0341500.94%
201815,8841500.95%
201715,7341090.70%
201615,6251350.87%
201515,4901721.12%
201415,3181010.66%
201315,217770.51%
201215,14090.06%
201115,131-32-0.21%
201015,1631,1680.80%
200013,9956280.46%
199013,3672830.21%
198013,0844830.38%
197012,6011,7181.48%
196010,8833,3603.76%
19507,5232,4494.02%
19405,0742,2886.18%
19302,7860.00%

Cullman Population by Year