Foley, Alabama Population 2020

20,076

Foley is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 20,076, it is the 33rd largest city in Alabama and the 1842nd largest city in the United States. Foley is currently growing at a rate of 2.94% annually and its population has increased by 37.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,618 in 2010. Spanning over 33 miles, Foley has a population density of 618 people per square mile.

The average household income in Foley is $56,368 with a poverty rate of 11.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $810 per month, and the median house value is $170,300. The median age in Foley is 46.5 years, 44.7 years for males, and 48 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.7 males.

Foley Demographics

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

  • White: 81.75%
  • Black or African American: 15.74%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.60%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Foley, Alabama is 20,076, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 18,928.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,618.

Foley, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020228,8285,4032.36%
2019223,4255,4032.42%
2018218,0225,4032.48%
2017212,6194,9072.31%
2016207,7124,7172.27%
2015202,9953,8061.87%
2014199,1894,3032.16%
2013194,8864,7432.43%
2012190,1433,6031.89%
2011186,5403,4291.84%
2010183,1110.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White14,56781.75%
Black or African American2,80515.74%
Some Other Race2211.24%
Two or More Races1070.60%
Asian650.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native530.30%

Foley Population Pyramid 2020

Foley Median Age

46.5


Total

44.7


Male

48


Female

Foley Adults

There are 14,687 adults, (4,667 of whom are seniors) in Foley.

Foley Age Dependency

77.8

Age Dependency Ratio

46.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Foley Sex Ratio

Female

9,755

54.75%

Male

8,063

45.25%

Foley Households and Families

Foley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Foley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.1%10.9%
All64.4%35.6%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
Female38%62%
Male37.5%62.5%

64.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5742.3364.4
Non Family3,4171.2454.2
Married2,8272.9989.1
Female1,0154.0938
Male3152.4737.5

3.18

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

4.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Foley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2411.78%
9th to 12th Grade1,37710.19%
High School Graduate3,54726.25%
Some College3,54926.27%
Associates Degree1,48110.96%
Bachelors Degree2,24116.59%
Graduate Degree1,0757.96%

Foley Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White11,08710,2782,996
Black1,4511,102185
Hispanic72430882
Other Race1413434
Multiple Races107107
Asian6545
Native American535353

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,412$35,805$21,773
Less Than High School$22,123$25,840$
High School Grad$21,914$28,917$15,800
Some College$29,330$44,136$24,628
Bachelors Degree$41,005$42,125$40,747
Graduate Degree$36,741$$20,359

$26,412

Average Earnings

$35,805

Average Male

$21,773

Average Female

Foley Language

Foley Language by Age

Foley Language

88.76% of Foley residents speak only English, while 11.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 8.80% of the population.

Foley Poverty

Foley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,4411,2609.37%
Black2,79081229.10%
Multiple1072523.36%

11.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.10%

Male Poverty Rate

14.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Foley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Foley is Black, with 29.10% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Foley is White, with 9.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.44%
High School18.62%
Bachelors or Greater5.26%
Some College4.01%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed48.24%
Female Employed10.20%
Male Employed3.33%

Foley Income

Foley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,221$56,368
Families$58,693$67,365
Married Families$69,438-
Non Families$26,468$42,541

Foley Marital Status

Foley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.3%

Male Marriage Rate

34.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Foley Married by Age and Sex

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

Foley Veterans

1,772

Number of Veterans

1,568

Male Veterans

204

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam655
First Gulf War274
Korea233
Second Gulf War150
World War II97

$Foley Veterans by Education

2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Foley Employment Status

51.5%

Labor Force Participation

48.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Foley Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

44.02%

Born in Alabama

94.81%

Native Born

5.19%

Foreign Born

3.08%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.81% of Foley residents were born in the United States, with 44.02% having been born in Alabama. 3.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202020,0765742.94%
201919,5025743.03%
201818,9286293.44%
201718,2995743.24%
201617,7253922.26%
201517,3334512.67%
201416,8824292.61%
201316,4534332.70%
201216,0203081.96%
201115,7122901.88%
201015,4227,8327.35%
20007,5902,6534.39%
19904,9379342.12%
19804,0036351.74%
19703,3684791.55%
19602,8890.00%