Foley, Alabama Population 2021

23,379
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Foley is a city located in Baldwin County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 23,379, it is the 27th largest city in Alabama and the 1647th largest city in the United States . Foley is currently growing at a rate of 6.83% annually and its population has increased by 59.93% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,618 in 2010. Foley reached it's highest population of 23,379 in 2021. Spanning over 33 miles, Foley has a population density of 720 people per square mile.

The average household income in Foley is $58,407 with a poverty rate of 13.40%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $855 per month, and the median house value is $177,600. The median age in Foley is 47 years, 42.1 years for males, and 52.1 years for females.

Foley Demographics

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

  • White: 84.99%
  • Black or African American: 12.00%
  • Other race: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Foley, Alabama is 23,379 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,897.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,618.

Foley, Alabama Population 2021

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

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021233,9925,3792.30%
2020228,6135,3792.35%
2019223,2345,3792.41%
2018217,8555,3342.45%
2017212,5214,9202.32%
2016207,6014,6622.25%
2015202,9393,7561.85%
2014199,1834,2982.16%
2013194,8854,7402.43%
2012190,1453,5871.89%
2011186,5583,4461.85%
2010183,1120.00%

Foley Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White15,75284.99%
Black or African American2,22412.00%
Some Other Race2461.33%
Asian2151.16%
Two or More Races960.52%
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Foley Population by Race

Foley Population Pyramid $2021

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Foley Median Age

47


Total

42.1


Male

52.1


Female

Foley Adults

There are 15,504 adults, (4,837 of whom are seniors) in Foley.

Foley Age Dependency

73.7

Age Dependency Ratio

45.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Foley Sex Ratio

Female

10,024

54.09%

Male

8,509

45.91%

Foley Population by Age

Foley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Foley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.3%9.7%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family53.6%46.4%
Male48.2%51.8%
Female48.1%51.9%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Foley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8,0902.2766.4
Non Family3,7921.2253.6
Married3,0072.9890.3
Female9364.0948.1
Male3552.6548.2

3.13

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

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Foley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2541.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,4239.96%
High School Graduate4,19929.38%
Some College3,52424.66%
Associates Degree1,52810.69%
Bachelors Degree2,24015.67%
Graduate Degree1,1247.86%
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Foley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Foley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White11,78610,9083,120
Black1,3561,053135
Hispanic883462109
Other Race1727644
Asian15496
2+ Races9696

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 26.47%.

Foley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,714$37,811$24,211
Less Than 9th Grade$25,224$26,095$21,266
High School Graduate$24,036$27,675$17,271
Some College$28,574$45,230$23,943
Bachelors Degree$41,740$42,306$41,575
Graduate Degree$44,628$$42,736

$27,714

Average Earnings

$37,811

Average Male

$24,211

Average Female

Foley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Foley Language by Age

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Foley Language

89.57% of Foley residents speak only English, while 10.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.48% of the population.

Foley Language

Foley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White14,2341,46010.26%
Black2,21371132.13%
Hispanic1,55026216.90%
Multiple962829.17%

13.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.33%

Male Poverty Rate

15.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Foley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Foley is Black, with 32.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Foley is White, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.54%.

Foley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.91%
High School18.77%
Bachelors or Greater5.89%
Some College5.04%

Foley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.23%
Male Unemployed36.96%
Female Employed8.75%
Male Employed6.26%

Foley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Foley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,614$58,407
Families$58,352$71,942
Married Families$72,106-
Non Families$25,734$42,252
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Income by Household Type

Foley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.0%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Foley Married by Age and Sex

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Foley 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.

Foley Marital Status by Race

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Foley Marital Status

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1,741

Number of Veterans

1,525

Male Veterans

216

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam762
First Gulf War300
Second Gulf War177
Korea104
World War II53

Foley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+652
65 to 74372
35 to 54343
55 to 64319
18 to 3455

Foley Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,63312.17%
Black1086.49%

Foley Veterans by Race

Foley Veterans by Education

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5.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Foley Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.5%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Foley Employment by Age

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Foley Employment by Race

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Foley 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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43.77%

Born in Foley

93.16%

Native Born

6.84%

Foreign Born

4.38%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.16% of Foley residents were born in the United States, with 43.77% having been born in Alabama. 4.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Foley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202123,3791,4946.83%
202021,8851,4947.33%
201920,3911,4947.91%
201818,8976183.38%
201718,2795683.21%
201617,7113872.23%
201517,3244432.62%
201416,8814282.60%
201316,4534322.70%
201216,0213041.93%
201115,7172901.88%
201015,4277,8377.35%
20007,5902,6534.39%
19904,9379342.12%
19804,0036351.74%
19703,3684791.55%
19602,8890.00%

Foley Population by Year