Harpersville, Alabama Population 2024

1,881

Harpersville is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. Harpersville has a 2024 population of 1,881. Harpersville is currently growing at a rate of 3.52% annually and its population has increased by 15.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,625 in 2020.

The average household income in Harpersville is $76,907 with a poverty rate of 9.92%. The median age in Harpersville is 39.7 years: 39.1 years for males, and 45.2 years for females.

Harpersville Demographics

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

  • White: 78.3%
  • Black or African American: 19.23%
  • Two or more races: 1.93%
  • Other race: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
21.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
88.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
15.75% (256)
The current population of Harpersville, Alabama is 1,881 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,625.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,29578.3%
Black or African American31819.23%
Two or more races321.93%
Other race70.42%
Asian20.12%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Harpersville Population by Race

Harpersville Population Pyramid 2024

Harpersville Median Age

39.7

Total

39.1

Male

45.2

Female

Harpersville Adults

There are 1,282 adults, (366 of whom are seniors) in Harpersville.

Harpersville Age Dependency

80.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Harpersville Sex Ratio

Female93756.65%
Male71743.35%

Harpersville Population by Age

Harpersville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6202.6785.614.4
Married3383.3690.89.2
Non Family1941.0680.919.1
Female613.858218
Male272.856337

3.39

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

85.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Harpersville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1129.55%
Associates Degree937.93%
Bachelors Degree756.39%
Graduate Degree766.48%
High School Graduate42936.57%
Less Than 9th Grade373.15%
Some College35129.92%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Harpersville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Harpersville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White859776140
Black27721111
2+ Races28280
Other Race770
Hispanic770
Asian220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 16.3%.

Harpersville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$41,250$0$0
Graduate Degree$76,510$104,375$75,365
High School Graduate$33,333$33,750$33,068
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$47,147$52,500$41,964
Some College$53,906$68,611$0

$47,147

Average Earnings

$52,500

Average Male

$41,964

Average Female

Harpersville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Harpersville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Harpersville Language

99% of Harpersville residents speak only English, while 1% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Harpersville Language

Harpersville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,295876.72%
Black3187724.21%

9.92%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.41%

Male Poverty Rate

8%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Harpersville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Harpersville is Black, with 24.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Harpersville is White, with 6.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.83%.

Harpersville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.13%
High School14.69%
Some College3.38%
Bachelors or Greater2.65%

Harpersville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.25%
Male Employed5.99%
Female Employed1.36%
Female Unemployed0%

Harpersville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Harpersville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$78,942$90,178
Households$70,919$76,907
Married Families$82,000$-999,999,999
Non Families-$47,730

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Harpersville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

53.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.7%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Harpersville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Harpersville 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.

Harpersville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Harpersville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

90

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam46
First Gulf War32
Second Gulf War12
Korea0
World War II0

Harpersville Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+28
65 to 7426
35 to 5425
55 to 648
18 to 343

Harpersville Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White788.5%
Black123.96%

Harpersville Veterans by Race

Harpersville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Harpersville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59%

Labor Force Participation

54%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Harpersville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Harpersville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Harpersville Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

77.93%

Born in Harpersville

98.91%

Native Born

1.09%

Foreign Born

0.12%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.91% of Harpersville residents were born in the United States, with 77.93% having been born in Alabama. 0.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Harpersville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,201642.99%
20282,137643.09%
20272,073643.19%
20262,009643.29%
20251,945643.4%
20241,881643.52%
20231,817663.77%
20221,751633.73%
20211,688633.88%
20201,625-98-5.69%
20191,72310.06%
20181,72230.17%
20171,719120.7%
20161,70780.47%
20151,69970.41%
20141,69230.18%
20131,68990.54%
20121,680140.84%
20111,66680.48%
20101,65800%

Harpersville Population by Year