Gardendale, Alabama Population 2020

14,119

Gardendale is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,119, it is the 49th largest city in Alabama and the 2405th largest city in the United States. Gardendale is currently growing at a rate of 0.35% annually and its population has increased by 1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,893 in 2010. Spanning over 23 miles, Gardendale has a population density of 617 people per square mile.

The average household income in Gardendale is $80,521 with a poverty rate of 9.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $940 per month, and the median house value is $165,500. The median age in Gardendale is 42.7 years, 39.8 years for males, and 46.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.6 males.

Gardendale Demographics

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

  • White: 83.45%
  • Black or African American: 11.14%
  • Asian: 2.50%
  • Other race: 2.24%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Gardendale, Alabama is 14,119, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,021.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,893.

Gardendale, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,57883.45%
Black or African American1,54611.14%
Asian3472.50%
Some Other Race3112.24%
Two or More Races570.41%
American Indian and Alaska Native360.26%

Gardendale Population Pyramid 2020

Gardendale Median Age

42.7


Total

39.8


Male

46.1


Female

Gardendale Adults

There are 10,672 adults, (2,755 of whom are seniors) in Gardendale.

Gardendale Age Dependency

75.3

Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Gardendale Sex Ratio

Female

7,204

51.92%

Male

6,671

48.08%

Gardendale Households and Families

Gardendale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Gardendale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married92.1%7.9%
Male90.2%9.8%
All84.1%15.9%
Non Family74.9%25.1%
Female63.2%36.8%

84.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5022.4984.1
Married3,1543.0492.1
Non Family1,6481.0674.9
Female5363.1563.2
Male164490.2

3.05

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Gardendale Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1201.23%
9th to 12th Grade4945.05%
High School Graduate3,04631.15%
Some College2,21522.65%
Associates Degree1,16211.88%
Bachelors Degree1,72217.61%
Graduate Degree1,01910.42%

Gardendale Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2597,7782,250
Black972929308
Asian275204149
Hispanic19617751
Other Race111111
Multiple Races5757
Native American3636

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 54.18%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,656$51,901$37,829
Less Than High School$22,533$22,143$23,466
High School Grad$30,970$34,651$25,574
Some College$45,116$51,328$35,926
Bachelors Degree$55,094$75,737$49,659
Graduate Degree$71,397$100,165$54,561

$46,656

Average Earnings

$51,901

Average Male

$37,829

Average Female

Gardendale Language

Gardendale Language by Age

Gardendale Language

95.82% of Gardendale residents speak only English, while 4.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.98% of the population.

Gardendale Poverty

Gardendale Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3596555.77%
Black1,53351033.27%
Asian3477421.33%
Multiple574578.95%

9.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.65%

Male Poverty Rate

10.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Gardendale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Gardendale is Multiple, with 78.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Gardendale is White, with 5.77% 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 19.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.78%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.91%
High School14.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.94%
Some College3.82%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed11.66%
Female Employed7.68%
Female Unemployed5.46%
Male Employed4.47%

Gardendale Income

Gardendale Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$66,983$80,521
Families$79,808$96,300
Married Families$87,830-
Non Families$30,588$42,373

Gardendale Marital Status

Gardendale Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Gardendale Married by Age and Sex

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

Gardendale Veterans

938

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

31

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam369
Second Gulf War182
First Gulf War180
Korea61
World War II29

$Gardendale Veterans by Education

10.26%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Gardendale Employment Status

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.4%

Employment Rate

5.1%

Unemployment Rate

Gardendale 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

77.13%

Born in Alabama

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

0.72%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.08% of Gardendale residents were born in the United States, with 77.13% having been born in Alabama. 0.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,119490.35%
201914,070490.35%
201814,0211120.81%
201713,909490.35%
201613,860980.71%
201513,762-6-0.04%
201413,768-14-0.10%
201313,782-44-0.32%
201213,826-50-0.36%
201113,876-27-0.19%
201013,9032,2771.80%
200011,6262,3752.31%
19909,2511,3231.56%
19807,9281,4262.00%
19706,5021,7903.27%
19604,7120.00%