Goodwater, Alabama Population 2022

1,255
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Goodwater is a city located in Coosa County Alabama. Goodwater has a 2020 population of 1,255. Goodwater is currently declining at a rate of -1.41% annually and its population has decreased by -2.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,291 in 2010.

The average household income in Goodwater is $36,860 with a poverty rate of 33.46%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $527 per month, and the median house value is $79,500. The median age in Goodwater is 44.2 years, 43.7 years for males, and 44.5 years for females.

Goodwater Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 82.19%
  • White: 17.59%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Goodwater, Alabama is 1,255 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,291.

Goodwater, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White24217.59%
Black or African American1,13182.19%
Two or More Races30.22%
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Goodwater Population by Race

Goodwater Population Pyramid 2022

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Goodwater Median Age

45.4


Total

38.3


Male

47


Female

Goodwater Adults

There are 1,001 adults, (269 of whom are seniors) in Goodwater.

Goodwater Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodwater Sex Ratio

Female

688

50.00%

Male

688

50.00%

Goodwater Population by Age

Goodwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Goodwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married93.4%6.6%
Male84%16%
All66.4%33.6%
Non Family60.5%39.5%
Female25%75%

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Goodwater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5512.466.4
Married1672.3493.4
Male504.6684
Female964.5125
Non Family2381.1360.5

3.24

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Goodwater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade515.47%
9th to 12th Grade17418.65%
High School Graduate48251.66%
Some College10511.25%
Associates Degree444.72%
Bachelors Degree596.32%
Graduate Degree181.93%
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Goodwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goodwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races331
White18714953
Black74355623

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 33.33%.

Goodwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,029$36,250$25,611
Less Than 9th Grade$26,080$$26,392
High School Graduate$19,706$36,111$17,284
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$41,389$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,029

Average Earnings

$36,250

Average Male

$25,611

Average Female

Goodwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goodwater Language by Age

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Goodwater Language

95.51% of Goodwater residents speak only English, while 4.49% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.49% of the population.

Goodwater Language

Goodwater Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,12039835.54%
White2014522.39%
OtherNaN%

33.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.53%

Male Poverty Rate

33.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodwater is Black, with 35.54% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.78%.

Goodwater Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.00%
High School21.87%
Some College15.00%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Goodwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed17.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed70.59%

Goodwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goodwater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,417$38,975
Families$42,250$41,673
Married Families$48,573-
Non Families$16,940$31,163
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Income by Household Type

Goodwater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.3%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Goodwater Married by Age and Sex

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Goodwater Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Goodwater Marital Status by Race

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Goodwater Marital Status

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44

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War18
First Gulf War
Vietnam7
Korea
World War II

Goodwater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3418
35 to 5419
55 to 64
65 to 747
75+

Goodwater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White52.35%
Black395.14%

Goodwater Veterans by Race

Goodwater Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.91%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodwater Veterans by Education

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45.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.5%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Goodwater Employment by Age

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Goodwater Employment by Race

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Goodwater 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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73.11%

Born in Goodwater

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

3.92%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.08% of Goodwater residents were born in the United States, with 73.11% having been born in Alabama. 3.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Goodwater Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,4750.00%
20111,457-18-1.22%
20121,439-18-1.24%
20131,421-18-1.25%
20141,403-18-1.27%
20151,385-18-1.28%
20161,367-18-1.30%
20171,349-18-1.32%
20181,331-18-1.33%
20191,313-18-1.35%
20201,291-22-1.68%
20211,273-18-1.39%
20221,255-18-1.41%

Goodwater Population by Year