Demopolis, Alabama Population 2021

6,438
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Demopolis is a city located in Marengo County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,438, it is the 89th largest city in Alabama and the 4149th largest city in the United States . Demopolis is currently declining at a rate of -1.33% annually and its population has decreased by -13.96% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,483 in 2010. Demopolis reached it's highest population of 7,678 in 1980. Spanning over 18 miles, Demopolis has a population density of 363 people per square mile.

The average household income in Demopolis is $50,185 with a poverty rate of 24.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $537 per month, and the median house value is $117,400. The median age in Demopolis is 38.8 years, 42.5 years for males, and 38.3 years for females.

Demopolis Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 52.11%
  • White: 46.54%
  • Two or more races: 0.88%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Demopolis, Alabama is 6,438 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,699.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,483.

Demopolis, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,54752.11%
White3,16846.54%
Two or More Races600.88%
Some Other Race210.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.16%
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Demopolis Population by Race

Demopolis Population Pyramid $2021

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Demopolis Median Age

38.8


Total

42.5


Male

38.3


Female

Demopolis Adults

There are 5,172 adults, (1,219 of whom are seniors) in Demopolis.

Demopolis Age Dependency

72.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Demopolis Sex Ratio

Female

3,861

56.72%

Male

2,946

43.28%

Demopolis Population by Age

Demopolis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Demopolis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married79.7%20.3%
All54.8%45.2%
Non Family52.3%47.7%
Female13.1%86.9%

54.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Demopolis Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7232.4654.8
Non Family1,4981.1752.3
Married7433.3879.7
Female4205.1113.1
Male624.71100

3.93

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Demopolis Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2515.49%
9th to 12th Grade68514.98%
High School Graduate1,36729.89%
Some College1,02322.37%
Associates Degree2786.08%
Bachelors Degree53011.59%
Graduate Degree4409.62%
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Demopolis Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Demopolis Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2791,910567
Black2,2711,704387
Native American111111
2+ Races88
Hispanic555
Other Race555

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Demopolis Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,988$47,566$24,470
Less Than 9th Grade$23,438$33,250$16,415
High School Graduate$26,132$$22,117
Some College$27,787$63,864$23,444
Bachelors Degree$45,938$74,922$42,102
Graduate Degree$49,617$100,991$30,795

$28,988

Average Earnings

$47,566

Average Male

$24,470

Average Female

Demopolis Earnings by Educational Attainment

Demopolis Language by Age

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Demopolis Language

99.67% of Demopolis residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Demopolis Language

Demopolis Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,4861,08631.15%
White3,00241813.92%
Hispanic157157100.00%
Other2121100.00%

24.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.12%

Male Poverty Rate

28.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Demopolis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Demopolis is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Demopolis is White, with 13.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.33%.

Demopolis Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School33.36%
Less Than 9th Grade25.45%
Some College16.10%
Bachelors or Greater0.73%

Demopolis Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed79.31%
Female Unemployed31.11%
Female Employed8.30%
Male Employed1.39%

Demopolis Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Demopolis Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,279$50,185
Families$58,363$76,660
Married Families$79,771-
Non Families$17,158$26,410
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Income by Household Type

Demopolis Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

36.8%

Male Marriage Rate

26.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Demopolis Married by Age and Sex

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Demopolis 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.

Demopolis Marital Status by Race

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Demopolis Marital Status

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289

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam86
First Gulf War44
Korea21
Second Gulf War8
World War II

Demopolis Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+93
55 to 6486
65 to 7477
35 to 5433
18 to 34

Demopolis Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1566.45%
Black1334.95%

Demopolis Veterans by Race

Demopolis Veterans by Education

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0.70%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Demopolis Veterans by Education

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52.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.6%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Demopolis Employment by Age

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Demopolis Employment by Race

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Demopolis 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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81.14%

Born in Demopolis

99.71%

Native Born

0.29%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.09%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.71% of Demopolis residents were born in the United States, with 81.14% having been born in Alabama. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Demopolis Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,438-87-1.33%
20206,525-87-1.32%
20196,612-87-1.30%
20186,699-142-2.08%
20176,841-62-0.90%
20166,903-95-1.36%
20156,998-95-1.34%
20147,093-63-0.88%
20137,156-106-1.46%
20127,262-115-1.56%
20117,377-70-0.94%
20107,447-93-0.12%
20007,540280.04%
19907,512-166-0.22%
19807,678270.04%
19707,6512740.37%
19607,3772,3733.96%
19505,0048671.92%
19404,1371000.24%
19304,0371,2583.80%
19202,7791730.32%
19002,6060.00%

Demopolis Population by Year