Goodwater, Alabama Population 2021

1,313
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Goodwater is a city located in Coosa County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,313, it is the 231st largest city in Alabama and the 9215th largest city in the United States . Goodwater is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -10.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,475 in 2010. Goodwater reached it's highest population of 1,477 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Goodwater has a population density of 202 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goodwater is $36,860 with a poverty rate of 28.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $387 per month, and the median house value is $73,300. 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 Goodwater was:

  • Black or African American: 79.30%
  • White: 20.70%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Goodwater, Alabama is 1,313 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,316.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,475.

Goodwater, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,00079.30%
White26120.70%
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Goodwater Population by Race

Goodwater Population Pyramid $2021

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Goodwater Median Age

44.2


Total

43.7


Male

44.5


Female

Goodwater Adults

There are 934 adults, (226 of whom are seniors) in Goodwater.

Goodwater Age Dependency

78.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodwater Sex Ratio

Female

634

50.28%

Male

627

49.72%

Goodwater Population by Age

Goodwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Goodwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
Male75.9%24.1%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family59.4%40.6%
Female47.4%52.6%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Goodwater Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4842.564.9
Non Family2541.1159.4
Married1233.2284.6
Female784.3147.4
Male296.6675.9

3.91

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Goodwater Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade758.72%
9th to 12th Grade20223.49%
High School Graduate30235.12%
Some College13515.70%
Associates Degree586.74%
Bachelors Degree586.74%
Graduate Degree303.49%
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Goodwater Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Goodwater Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 81.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.07%.

Goodwater Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,636$40,815$24,375
Less Than 9th Grade$23,750$$23,750
High School Graduate$33,295$40,481$19,412
Some College$43,889$42,569$
Bachelors Degree$41,420$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,636

Average Earnings

$40,815

Average Male

$24,375

Average Female

Goodwater Earnings by Educational Attainment

Goodwater Language by Age

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Goodwater Language

95.97% of Goodwater residents speak only English, while 4.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.03% of the population.

Goodwater Language

Goodwater Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black97830130.78%
White2304519.57%

28.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.86%

Male Poverty Rate

33.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodwater is Black, with 30.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goodwater is White, with 19.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 42.37%.

Goodwater Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.51%
High School30.58%
Some College17.62%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Goodwater Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed79.31%
Male Employed12.50%
Female Employed0.00%

Goodwater Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Goodwater Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,000$36,860
Families$37,935$50,162
Married Families$50,139-
Non Families$15,556$24,317
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Income by Household Type

Goodwater Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.3%

Male Marriage Rate

39.7%

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 45-54, 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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59

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War23
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

Goodwater Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5438
18 to 3421
75+
65 to 74
55 to 64

Goodwater Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black497.26%
White104.35%

Goodwater Veterans by Race

Goodwater Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodwater Veterans by Education

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45.5%

Labor Force Participation

39%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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90.40%

Born in Goodwater

96.11%

Native Born

3.89%

Foreign Born

3.89%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.11% of Goodwater residents were born in the United States, with 90.40% having been born in Alabama. 3.89% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,313-1-0.08%
20201,314-1-0.08%
20191,315-1-0.08%
20181,316-10-0.75%
20171,326-17-1.27%
20161,343-18-1.32%
20151,361-16-1.16%
20141,377-21-1.50%
20131,398-17-1.20%
20121,415-20-1.39%
20111,435-42-2.84%
20101,4770.00%

Goodwater Population by Year