Fort Payne is a city located in Alabama. Fort Payne has a 2020 population of 13,999. Fort Payne is currently declining at a rate of -0.18% annually and its population has decreased by -0.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,103 in 2010.
The average household income in Fort Payne is $53,315 with a poverty rate of 24.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $124,900. The median age in Fort Payne is 38.8 years, 37.2 years for males, and 39.8 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Fort Paynewas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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 native american people with a rate of 57.78%.
79.71% of Fort Payne residents speak only English, while 20.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 20.20% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Payne is Native, with 65.79% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Payne is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.72%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.79%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Fort Payne
89.25% of Fort Payne residents were born in the United States, with 63.56% having been born in Alabama. 8.33% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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