Dora, Alabama Population 2021

1,885
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Dora is a city located in Walker County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,885, it is the 189th largest city in Alabama and the 7831st largest city in the United States . Dora is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -6.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,025 in 2010. Dora reached it's highest population of 2,044 in 2010. Spanning over 8 miles, Dora has a population density of 251 people per square mile.

The average household income in Dora is $55,272 with a poverty rate of 18.92%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $543 per month, and the median house value is $103,700. The median age in Dora is 41.9 years, 37.9 years for males, and 43.8 years for females.

Dora Demographics

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

  • White: 71.75%
  • Black or African American: 19.56%
  • Two or more races: 4.30%
  • Other race: 3.58%
  • Asian: 0.81%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Dora, Alabama is 1,885 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,915.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,025.

Dora, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,58571.75%
Black or African American43219.56%
Two or More Races954.30%
Some Other Race793.58%
Asian180.81%
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Dora Population by Race

Dora Population Pyramid $2021

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Dora Median Age

41.9


Total

37.9


Male

43.8


Female

Dora Adults

There are 1,556 adults, (419 of whom are seniors) in Dora.

Dora Age Dependency

94.3

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Dora Sex Ratio

Female

1,180

53.42%

Male

1,029

46.58%

Dora Population by Age

Dora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married87.8%12.3%
All74.6%25.4%
Non Family64.9%35.1%
Female52%48%

74.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9012.4574.6
Married4003.187.8
Non Family3051.1364.9
Female1523.1852
Male443.16100

3.13

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Dora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1087.67%
9th to 12th Grade19313.71%
High School Graduate55339.28%
Some College27319.39%
Associates Degree745.26%
Bachelors Degree825.82%
Graduate Degree1258.88%
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Dora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dora Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,129863144
Black18516720
Other Race595938
Asian18185
2+ Races17

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 64.41%.

Dora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,509$51,063$17,500
Less Than 9th Grade$29,375$$35,391
High School Graduate$19,500$60,250$
Some College$30,917$48,750$26,250
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$110,500$84,375$

$30,509

Average Earnings

$51,063

Average Male

$17,500

Average Female

Dora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dora Language by Age

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Dora Language

97.98% of Dora residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.72% of the population.

Dora Language

Dora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,58524915.71%
Black43214433.33%
Multiple952526.32%

18.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.67%

Male Poverty Rate

22.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dora is Black, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dora is White, with 15.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.35%.

Dora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.88%
Some College21.04%
High School11.57%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Dora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed58.82%
Female Unemployed56.16%
Female Employed12.24%
Male Employed1.35%

Dora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,536$55,272
Families$41,250$67,908
Married Families$64,844-
Non Families$20,515$30,580
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Income by Household Type

Dora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Dora Married by Age and Sex

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Dora 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.

Dora Marital Status by Race

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Dora Marital Status

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168

Number of Veterans

168

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
First Gulf War49
Second Gulf War43
Korea19
World War II

Dora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7472
75+30
18 to 3427
55 to 6423
35 to 5416

Dora Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12910.86%
Black3914.23%

Dora Veterans by Race

Dora Veterans by Education

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4.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dora Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

48.5%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Dora Employment by Age

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Dora Employment by Race

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Dora 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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83.16%

Born in Dora

97.10%

Native Born

2.90%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

2.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.10% of Dora residents were born in the United States, with 83.16% having been born in Alabama. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Dora Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,885-10-0.53%
20201,895-10-0.52%
20191,905-10-0.52%
20181,915-12-0.62%
20171,927-25-1.28%
20161,952-17-0.86%
20151,969-18-0.91%
20141,987-18-0.90%
20132,005-15-0.74%
20122,020-20-0.98%
20112,040-4-0.20%
20102,0440.00%

Dora Population by Year