Gadsden is a city located in Etowah County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Etowah County. With a 2020 population of 34,490, it is the 14th largest city in Alabama and the 1144th largest city in the United States . Gadsden is currently declining at a rate of -0.73% annually and its population has decreased by -6.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,856 in 2010. Gadsden reached it's highest population of 58,088 in 1960. Spanning over 38 miles, Gadsden has a population density of 924 people per square mile.
The average household income in Gadsden is $49,166 with a poverty rate of 27.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $645 per month, and the median house value is $73,600. The median age in Gadsden is 40.2 years, 38.1 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.