Guntersville, Alabama Population 2020

8,584

Guntersville is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 8,584, it is the 74th largest city in Alabama and the 3421st largest city in the United States. Guntersville is currently growing at a rate of 0.60% annually and its population has increased by 4.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,197 in 2010. Spanning over 43 miles, Guntersville has a population density of 335 people per square mile.

The average household income in Guntersville is $67,444 with a poverty rate of 18.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $190,700. The median age in Guntersville is 41.1 years, 38.6 years for males, and 43.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Guntersville Demographics

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

  • White: 85.22%
  • Black or African American: 11.30%
  • Two or more races: 1.71%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Other race: 0.56%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Guntersville, Alabama is 8,584, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,482.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,197.

Guntersville, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,13985.22%
Black or African American94711.30%
Two or More Races1431.71%
Asian841.00%
Some Other Race470.56%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.17%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.04%

Guntersville Population Pyramid 2020

Guntersville Median Age

41.1


Total

38.6


Male

43.1


Female

Guntersville Adults

There are 6,528 adults, (1,701 of whom are seniors) in Guntersville.

Guntersville Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Guntersville Sex Ratio

Female

4,358

52.02%

Male

4,019

47.98%

Guntersville Households and Families

Guntersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Guntersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.9%24.1%
All60.1%39.9%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Male42.5%57.5%
Female28.5%71.5%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2752.4660.1
Married1,5433.1275.9
Non Family1,1971.1752.1
Female3823.5828.5
Male1533.1642.5

3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Guntersville Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3656.09%
9th to 12th Grade75912.66%
High School Graduate1,37622.96%
Some College1,20920.17%
Associates Degree3906.51%
Bachelors Degree1,18719.81%
Graduate Degree70711.80%

Guntersville Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,1884,2451,790
Black55341755
Hispanic1088014
Asian706518
Multiple Races595114
Other Race39354
Native American14103
Islander33

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 34.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,816$41,667$26,190
Less Than High School$22,656$24,911$17,625
High School Grad$22,375$24,583$20,714
Some College$31,875$42,159$26,000
Bachelors Degree$44,368$61,136$40,417
Graduate Degree$74,375$88,500$55,417

$32,816

Average Earnings

$41,667

Average Male

$26,190

Average Female

Guntersville Language

Guntersville Language by Age

Guntersville Language

93.08% of Guntersville residents speak only English, while 6.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.04% of the population.

Guntersville Poverty

Guntersville Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,72996114.28%
Black90934437.84%
Hispanic21210248.11%
Multiple1435135.66%
Other471021.28%
Native141071.43%
Asian8411.19%
Islander3133.33%

18.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.20%

Male Poverty Rate

21.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Guntersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Guntersville is Native, with 71.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Guntersville is Asian, with 1.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.77%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.96%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School28.57%
High School20.03%
Some College13.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed53.10%
Female Unemployed46.15%
Female Employed10.50%
Male Employed6.57%

Guntersville Income

Guntersville Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,701$67,444
Families$57,500$79,622
Married Families$71,891$93,439
Non Families$25,529$44,477

Guntersville Marital Status

Guntersville Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Guntersville Married by Age and Sex

Guntersville 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 35-44.

Guntersville Marital Status by Race

Guntersville Veterans

515

Number of Veterans

462

Male Veterans

53

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam228
First Gulf War85
Korea68
Second Gulf War61
World War II21
Name Veterans % of Total
White4938.71%
Black142.09%
2 or More810.81%
Hispanic21.79%

$Guntersville Veterans by Education

9.36%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Guntersville Employment Status

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Guntersville 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

67.79%

Born in Alabama

94.52%

Native Born

5.48%

Foreign Born

3.50%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.52% of Guntersville residents were born in the United States, with 67.79% having been born in Alabama. 3.50% 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
20208,584510.60%
20198,533510.60%
20188,482470.56%
20178,435510.61%
20168,384540.65%
20158,330370.45%
20148,29310.01%
20138,29290.11%
20128,283230.28%
20118,260560.68%
20108,2048091.04%
20007,3953570.50%
19907,038-3-0.00%
19807,0415500.82%
19706,491-101-0.15%
19606,5921,3392.30%
19505,2538551.79%
19404,3981,5724.52%
19302,8260.00%