Headland, Alabama Population 2021

4,768
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Headland is a city located in Henry County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,768, it is the 107th largest city in Alabama and the 4897th largest city in the United States . Headland is currently growing at a rate of 0.59% annually and its population has increased by 5.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,510 in 2010. Headland reached it's highest population of 4,768 in 2021. Spanning over 30 miles, Headland has a population density of 157 people per square mile.

The average household income in Headland is $71,818 with a poverty rate of 5.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $627 per month, and the median house value is $145,200. The median age in Headland is 38.6 years, 36.8 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Headland Demographics

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

  • White: 70.25%
  • Black or African American: 28.70%
  • Asian: 0.86%
  • Two or more races: 0.19%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Headland, Alabama is 4,768 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,684.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,510.

Headland, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,27770.25%
Black or African American1,33928.70%
Asian400.86%
Two or More Races90.19%
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Headland Population by Race

Headland Population Pyramid $2021

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Headland Median Age

38.6


Total

36.8


Male

40.6


Female

Headland Adults

There are 3,492 adults, (731 of whom are seniors) in Headland.

Headland Age Dependency

69

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Headland Sex Ratio

Female

2,396

51.36%

Male

2,269

48.64%

Headland Population by Age

Headland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Headland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family96.7%3.3%
Married93.2%6.8%
All90.4%9.6%
Female69.9%30.1%
Male0%100%

90.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Headland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5832.8590.4
Married9503.3793.2
Non Family4521.1896.7
Female1564.1469.9
Male2550

3.47

Average Family Size

2.85

Average Household Size

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Headland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1253.93%
9th to 12th Grade41913.19%
High School Graduate99531.32%
Some College59118.60%
Associates Degree2778.72%
Bachelors Degree50115.77%
Graduate Degree2698.47%
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Headland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Headland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,2171,983629
Black917607124
Hispanic1818
Asian16168
2+ Races999

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Headland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,912$41,016$27,545
Less Than 9th Grade$23,583$32,357$16,060
High School Graduate$23,750$27,216$17,886
Some College$46,553$64,917$31,250
Bachelors Degree$40,219$21,281$41,162
Graduate Degree$47,250$61,500$45,550

$31,912

Average Earnings

$41,016

Average Male

$27,545

Average Female

Headland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Headland Language by Age

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Headland Language

98.56% of Headland residents speak only English, while 1.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Headland Language

Headland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,0931284.14%
Black1,25412810.21%

5.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.80%

Male Poverty Rate

7.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Headland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Headland is Black, with 10.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Headland is White, with 4.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.81%.

Headland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade11.09%
High School3.77%
Bachelors or Greater1.95%
Some College1.61%

Headland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed6.65%
Male Unemployed3.37%
Male Employed0.00%

Headland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Headland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,140$71,818
Families$74,137$83,447
Married Families$83,750-
Non Families$40,409$42,629
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Income by Household Type

Headland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Headland Married by Age and Sex

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Headland 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.

Headland Marital Status by Race

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Headland Marital Status

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337

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam132
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War51
World War II
Korea

Headland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54123
55 to 64105
65 to 7493
75+16
18 to 34

Headland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1767.35%
Black16114.99%

Headland Veterans by Race

Headland Veterans by Education

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4.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.17%

Veteran Disability Rate

Headland Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Headland Employment by Age

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Headland Employment by Race

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Headland 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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77.19%

Born in Headland

99.10%

Native Born

0.90%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

0.86%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.10% of Headland residents were born in the United States, with 77.19% having been born in Alabama. 0.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Headland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,768280.59%
20204,740280.59%
20194,712280.60%
20184,684250.54%
20174,659210.45%
20164,63820.04%
20154,636190.41%
20144,61730.07%
20134,614190.41%
20124,595-9-0.20%
20114,604771.70%
20104,5271,0042.54%
20003,5232570.76%
19903,266-61-0.18%
19803,3277822.72%
19702,545-105-0.40%
19602,6500.00%

Headland Population by Year