Gardendale, Alabama Population 2022

16,474
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Gardendale is a city located in Jefferson County Alabama. Gardendale has a 2020 population of 16,474. Gardendale is currently growing at a rate of 1.32% annually and its population has increased by 2.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 16,044 in 2010.

The average household income in Gardendale is $85,876 with a poverty rate of 9.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $998 per month, and the median house value is $184,200. The median age in Gardendale is 41.1 years, 38 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Gardendale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Gardendalewas:

  • White: 82.52%
  • Black or African American: 9.42%
  • Two or more races: 4.10%
  • Other race: 2.80%
  • Asian: 0.77%
  • Native American: 0.39%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gardendale, Alabama is 16,474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 16,044.

Gardendale, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,57082.52%
Black or African American1,3219.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.39%
Asian1080.77%
Some Other Race3932.80%
Two or More Races5754.10%
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Gardendale Population by Race

Gardendale Population Pyramid 2022

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Gardendale Median Age

38.1


Total

37.5


Male

38.6


Female

Gardendale Adults

There are 10,347 adults, (2,253 of whom are seniors) in Gardendale.

Gardendale Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardendale Sex Ratio

Female

7,391

52.71%

Male

6,630

47.29%

Gardendale Population by Age

Gardendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Gardendale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male89.6%10.4%
Married88.1%11.9%
All79.8%20.2%
Non Family73.7%26.3%
Female50.2%49.8%

79.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Gardendale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3742.5779.8
Married3,1483.0288.1
Male1354.3689.6
Female6223.5350.2
Non Family1,4691.0473.7

2.98

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

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Gardendale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2272.37%
9th to 12th Grade4504.70%
High School Graduate2,57226.86%
Some College2,14222.37%
Associates Degree1,26513.21%
Bachelors Degree1,93220.17%
Graduate Degree98910.33%
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Gardendale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Gardendale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian848484
2+ Races436436187
White8,2307,6812,440
Black511400149
Hispanic27125470
Native American5454
Other Race5858

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Gardendale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,806$64,590$41,762
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,155$44,115$23,571
Some College$50,100$55,995$37,452
Bachelors Degree$63,850$74,241$53,531
Graduate Degree$54,095$113,091$50,666

$51,806

Average Earnings

$64,590

Average Male

$41,762

Average Female

Gardendale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Gardendale Language by Age

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Gardendale Language

97.08% of Gardendale residents speak only English, while 2.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.01% of the population.

Gardendale Language

Gardendale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,03066564.56%
Multiple575284.87%
White11,0735384.86%
OtherNaN%

9.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.54%

Male Poverty Rate

10.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardendale is Black, with 64.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardendale is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.40%.

Gardendale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.87%
High School14.15%
Some College2.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.64%

Gardendale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.77%
Male Unemployed23.81%
Female Employed4.32%
Female Unemployed16.96%

Gardendale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Gardendale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$75,170$90,245
Families$81,996$103,664
Married Families$93,000-
Non Families$36,498$50,524
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Income by Household Type

Gardendale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.7%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardendale Married by Age and Sex

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Gardendale 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 45-54.

Gardendale Marital Status by Race

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Gardendale Marital Status

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714

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War151
First Gulf War120
Vietnam281
Korea50
World War II

Gardendale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34103
35 to 54157
55 to 6484
65 to 74225
75+145

Gardendale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6887.64%
Black264.29%

Gardendale Veterans by Race

Gardendale Veterans by Education

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4.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardendale Veterans by Education

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64.3%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Gardendale Employment by Age

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Gardendale Employment by Race

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Gardendale 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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80.71%

Born in Gardendale

99.32%

Native Born

0.68%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.32% of Gardendale residents were born in the United States, with 80.71% having been born in Alabama. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Gardendale Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19604,7120.00%
19706,5021,7903.27%
19807,9281,4262.00%
19909,2511,3231.56%
200011,6262,3752.31%
201013,8932,2671.80%
201114,1082151.55%
201214,3232151.52%
201314,5382151.50%
201414,7532151.48%
201514,9682151.46%
201615,1832151.44%
201715,3982151.42%
201815,6132151.40%
201915,8282151.38%
202016,0442161.36%
202116,2592151.34%
202216,4742151.32%

Gardendale Population by Year