Harpersville, Alabama Population 2021

1,729
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Harpersville is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,729, it is the 206th largest city in Alabama and the 8183rd largest city in the United States . Harpersville is currently growing at a rate of 0.06% annually and its population has increased by 5.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,637 in 2010. Harpersville reached it's highest population of 1,729 in 2021. Spanning over 22 miles, Harpersville has a population density of 81 people per square mile.

The average household income in Harpersville is $64,326 with a poverty rate of 17.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,011 per month, and the median house value is $140,100. The median age in Harpersville is 46.1 years, 39.6 years for males, and 52 years for females.

Harpersville Demographics

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

  • White: 78.56%
  • Black or African American: 20.90%
  • Two or more races: 0.54%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Harpersville, Alabama is 1,729 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,726.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,637.

Harpersville, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,16578.56%
Black or African American31020.90%
Two or More Races80.54%
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Harpersville Population by Race

Harpersville Population Pyramid $2021

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Harpersville Median Age

46.1


Total

39.6


Male

52


Female

Harpersville Adults

There are 1,154 adults, (299 of whom are seniors) in Harpersville.

Harpersville Age Dependency

73.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Harpersville Sex Ratio

Female

741

49.97%

Male

742

50.03%

Harpersville Population by Age

Harpersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Harpersville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.6%12.4%
Male83.3%16.7%
Female82.9%17.1%
All80.2%19.8%
Non Family58.9%41.1%

80.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Harpersville Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5622.6480.2
Married3393.0387.6
Non Family1291.0558.9
Female703.5782.9
Male242.8883.3

3.02

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

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Harpersville Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade504.74%
9th to 12th Grade19218.20%
High School Graduate38836.78%
Some College22020.85%
Associates Degree777.30%
Bachelors Degree787.39%
Graduate Degree504.74%
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Harpersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harpersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White833645109
Black21416019
2+ Races88

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 white people with a rate of 13.09%.

Harpersville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,667$45,500$40,729
Less Than 9th Grade$70,147$37,917$
High School Graduate$41,029$47,031$40,074
Some College$36,250$45,179$31,094
Bachelors Degree$31,750$31,750$
Graduate Degree$59,013$$58,421

$41,667

Average Earnings

$45,500

Average Male

$40,729

Average Female

Harpersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harpersville Language by Age

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Harpersville Language

98.53% of Harpersville residents speak only English, while 1.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.77% of the population.

Harpersville Language

Harpersville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,16516914.51%
Black3109731.29%

17.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.81%

Male Poverty Rate

16.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harpersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harpersville is Black, with 31.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harpersville is White, with 14.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.44%.

Harpersville Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.31%
Bachelors or Greater19.53%
Some College9.09%
High School9.02%

Harpersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed38.89%
Male Employed2.79%
Female Employed1.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Harpersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harpersville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,639$64,326
Families$68,083$74,015
Married Families$75,938-
Non Families$22,969$29,457
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Income by Household Type

Harpersville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Harpersville Married by Age and Sex

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Harpersville 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.

Harpersville Marital Status by Race

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Harpersville Marital Status

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75

Number of Veterans

75

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam31
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War11
World War II6
Korea4

Harpersville Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7421
35 to 5420
75+18
55 to 648
18 to 348

Harpersville Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White717.69%
Black41.79%

Harpersville Veterans by Race

Harpersville Veterans by Education

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5.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harpersville Veterans by Education

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54.5%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Harpersville Employment by Age

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Harpersville Employment by Race

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Harpersville 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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83.88%

Born in Harpersville

99.60%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.40%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.60% of Harpersville residents were born in the United States, with 83.88% having been born in Alabama. 0.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harpersville Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,72910.06%
20201,72810.06%
20191,72710.06%
20181,72620.12%
20171,724120.70%
20161,71260.35%
20151,70670.41%
20141,69950.30%
20131,69490.53%
20121,685140.84%
20111,67180.48%
20101,6630.00%

Harpersville Population by Year