Goodwater, Alabama Population 2020

1,295

Goodwater is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,295, it is the 232nd largest city in Alabama and the 9264th largest city in the United States. Goodwater is currently declining at a rate of -1.07% annually and its population has decreased by -12.20% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,475 in 2010. Goodwater reached it's highest population of 1,478 in 2010. Spanning over 7 miles, Goodwater has a population density of 199 people per square mile.

The average household income in Goodwater is $38,026 with a poverty rate of 29.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $384 per month, and the median house value is $71,900. The median age in Goodwater is 46.2 years, 46.1 years for males, and 46.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 116.7 males.

Goodwater Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 84.82%
  • White: 15.18%
  • 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 1,295, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,323.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,475.

Goodwater, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American1,11284.82%
White19915.18%

Goodwater Population Pyramid 2020

Goodwater Median Age

46.2


Total

46.1


Male

46.4


Female

Goodwater Adults

There are 1,000 adults, (279 of whom are seniors) in Goodwater.

Goodwater Age Dependency

81.8

Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Goodwater Sex Ratio

Female

605

46.15%

Male

706

53.85%

Goodwater Households and Families

Goodwater Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Goodwater Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married97.6%2.4%
Male80%20%
All75.6%24.4%
Non Family68.7%31.3%
Female64.4%35.6%

75.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5132.4575.6
Non Family2521.2668.7
Married1253.1497.6
Female1013.7764.4
Male354.7480

3.52

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

4.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Goodwater Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade768.03%
9th to 12th Grade19820.91%
High School Graduate34836.75%
Some College17017.95%
Associates Degree727.60%
Bachelors Degree586.12%
Graduate Degree252.64%

Goodwater Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.76%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,859$36,198$23,942
Less Than High School$23,947$45,703$23,454
High School Grad$24,018$34,297$19,464
Some College$38,750$43,333$
Bachelors Degree$42,344$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$30,859

Average Earnings

$36,198

Average Male

$23,942

Average Female

Goodwater Language

Goodwater Language by Age

Goodwater Language

96.23% of Goodwater residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Goodwater Poverty

Goodwater Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,09037234.13%
White16731.80%

29.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.91%

Male Poverty Rate

36.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Goodwater

The race most likely to be in poverty in Goodwater is Black, with 34.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Goodwater is White, with 1.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.98%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.39%.

Name Poverty
High School38.11%
Less Than High School33.87%
Some College11.34%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed35.71%
Male Employed11.02%
Female Employed0.66%

Goodwater Income

Goodwater Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$29,148$38,026
Families$38,491$50,323
Married Families$51,827-
Non Families$16,389$24,847

Goodwater Marital Status

Goodwater Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

23.9%

Male Marriage Rate

35.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Goodwater Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Goodwater Marital Status by Race

Goodwater Veterans

95

Number of Veterans

95

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War66
Second Gulf War36
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

$Goodwater Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Goodwater Employment Status

40.8%

Labor Force Participation

37.6%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Goodwater 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

90.92%

Born in Alabama

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

3.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.34% of Goodwater residents were born in the United States, with 90.92% having been born in Alabama. 3.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,295-14-1.07%
20191,309-14-1.06%
20181,323-8-0.60%
20171,331-14-1.04%
20161,345-18-1.32%
20151,363-15-1.09%
20141,378-21-1.50%
20131,399-15-1.06%
20121,414-21-1.46%
20111,435-43-2.91%
20101,4780.00%