Fort Rucker, Alabama Population 2021

5,311
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Fort Rucker is a city located in Dale County Alabama. Fort Rucker has a 2020 population of 5,311. Fort Rucker is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 14.56% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,636 in 2010. Fort Rucker reached it's highest population of 5,441 in 2011.

The average household income in Fort Rucker is $69,769 with a poverty rate of 15.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,165 per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Fort Rucker is 24.3 years, 24.6 years for males, and 23.5 years for females.

Fort Rucker Demographics

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

  • White: 73.92%
  • Black or African American: 13.78%
  • Two or more races: 5.23%
  • Other race: 4.22%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Native American: 0.85%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Fort Rucker, Alabama is 5,311 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,134.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,636.

Fort Rucker, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,92673.92%
Black or African American73213.78%
Two or More Races2785.23%
Some Other Race2244.22%
Asian1062.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native450.85%
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Fort Rucker Population by Race

Fort Rucker Population Pyramid $2021

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Fort Rucker Median Age

24.3


Total

24.6


Male

23.5


Female

Fort Rucker Adults

There are 3,571 adults, ( of whom are seniors) in Fort Rucker.

Fort Rucker Age Dependency

48.7

Age Dependency Ratio

0

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Fort Rucker Sex Ratio

Female

2,132

40.14%

Male

3,179

59.86%

Fort Rucker Population by Age

Fort Rucker Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Fort Rucker Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married0.8%99.2%
All0.6%99.4%
Non Family0%100%
Female0%100%
Male0%100%

0.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fort Rucker Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2963.360.6
Married1,0283.70.8
Non Family2231.90
Male362.720
Female93.330

3.64

Average Family Size

3.36

Average Household Size

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Fort Rucker Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade120.50%
9th to 12th Grade90.37%
High School Graduate40616.87%
Some College74831.09%
Associates Degree35714.84%
Bachelors Degree63826.52%
Graduate Degree2369.81%
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Fort Rucker Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fort Rucker Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6341,622626
Hispanic33333395
Black28027189
2+ Races15215291
Other Race10610627
Asian6969
Native American1313

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 2+ races people with a rate of 59.87%.

Fort Rucker Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,797$48,542$25,677
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$35,556$42,850$
Some College$45,821$48,702$25,972
Bachelors Degree$43,636$47,473$
Graduate Degree$55,682$68,839$39,271

$45,797

Average Earnings

$48,542

Average Male

$25,677

Average Female

Fort Rucker Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fort Rucker Language by Age

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Fort Rucker Language

87.33% of Fort Rucker residents speak only English, while 12.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.50% of the population.

Fort Rucker Language

Fort Rucker Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,95256619.17%
Hispanic6179114.75%
Other2248136.16%

15.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.41%

Male Poverty Rate

15.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fort Rucker

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fort Rucker is Other, with 36.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fort Rucker is Hispanic, with 14.75% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.73%.

Fort Rucker Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School30.86%
Some College11.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.63%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Fort Rucker Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.71%
Male Employed23.49%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%

Fort Rucker Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Fort Rucker Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,024$69,769
Families$66,445$69,992
Married Families$67,422-
Non Families$71,250$68,650
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Income by Household Type

Fort Rucker Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.3%

Male Marriage Rate

86.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Fort Rucker Married by Age and Sex

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Fort Rucker 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 35-44.

Fort Rucker Marital Status by Race

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Fort Rucker Marital Status

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388

Number of Veterans

298

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War363
First Gulf War73
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Fort Rucker Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34258
35 to 54130
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64

Fort Rucker Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White24922.60%
Black6626.61%
Hispanic5829.15%
Other Race3843.18%
Asian2539.68%
2+ Races1015.63%

Fort Rucker Veterans by Race

Fort Rucker Veterans by Education

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20.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fort Rucker Veterans by Education

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76.1%

Labor Force Participation

18.2%

Employment Rate

14.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fort Rucker Employment by Age

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Fort Rucker Employment by Race

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Fort Rucker 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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10.90%

Born in Fort Rucker

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.43%

Non Citizen

1.34%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Fort Rucker residents were born in the United States, with 10.90% having been born in Alabama. 1.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fort Rucker Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,3110.00%
20205,3110.00%
20195,3111773.45%
20185,134-15-0.29%
20175,14946810.00%
20164,681-214-4.37%
20154,895350.72%
20144,8601693.60%
20134,691-414-8.11%
20125,105-336-6.18%
20115,44180517.36%
20104,6360.00%

Fort Rucker Population by Year