Headland, Alabama Population 2020

4,768

Headland is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,768, it is the 107th largest city in Alabama and the 4890th largest city in the United States. Headland is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 5.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,510 in 2010. Spanning over 30 miles, Headland has a population density of 157 people per square mile.

The average household income in Headland is $62,643 with a poverty rate of 10.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $147,900. The median age in Headland is 39.6 years, 39.4 years for males, and 40.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 85.6 males.

Headland Demographics

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

  • White: 65.89%
  • Black or African American: 32.98%
  • Two or more races: 0.77%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 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 4,714.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,510.

Headland, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,07165.89%
Black or African American1,53732.98%
Two or More Races360.77%
Some Other Race170.36%

Headland Population Pyramid 2020

Headland Median Age

39.6


Total

39.4


Male

40.1


Female

Headland Adults

There are 3,471 adults, (742 of whom are seniors) in Headland.

Headland Age Dependency

70.8

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Headland Sex Ratio

Female

2,511

53.87%

Male

2,150

46.13%

Headland Households and Families

Headland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Headland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family91.4%8.6%
Married90.5%9.5%
All83.7%16.3%
Female49.1%50.9%
Male39.1%60.9%

83.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,7182.6483.7
Married9443.1890.5
Non Family4981.1591.4
Female2123.549.1
Male643.2739.1

3.2

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

1.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Headland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1424.43%
9th to 12th Grade37511.70%
High School Graduate1,03932.42%
Some College64220.03%
Associates Degree2216.90%
Bachelors Degree50615.79%
Graduate Degree2808.74%

Headland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,1641,899590
Black1,014762179
Hispanic171717
Other Race171717
Multiple Races1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,228$41,250$25,926
Less Than High School$$31,970$
High School Grad$23,578$40,338$14,167
Some College$50,250$66,167$32,171
Bachelors Degree$40,969$40,875$40,996
Graduate Degree$47,589$63,646$45,125

$32,228

Average Earnings

$41,250

Average Male

$25,926

Average Female

Headland Language

Headland Language by Age

Headland Language

99.39% of Headland residents speak only English, while 0.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.23% of the population.

Headland Poverty

Headland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,9872688.97%
Black1,45519513.40%
Multiple362672.22%

10.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.61%

Male Poverty Rate

11.98%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Headland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Headland is Multiple, with 72.22% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Headland is White, with 8.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.67%
Some College12.86%
High School5.96%
Bachelors or Greater2.16%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed9.50%
Male Unemployed6.67%
Male Employed3.14%

Headland Income

Headland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$57,930$62,643
Families$59,536$71,580
Married Families$79,444-
Non Families$40,682$40,658

Headland Marital Status

Headland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

54.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.7%

Male Marriage Rate

50.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Headland Married by Age and Sex

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

Headland Veterans

388

Number of Veterans

295

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam123
Second Gulf War96
First Gulf War69
Korea22
World War II
Name Veterans % of Total
Black19916.95%
White1727.58%
Hispanic17100.00%
Other17100.00%

$Headland Veterans by Education

4.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Headland Employment Status

62%

Labor Force Participation

57.5%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Headland 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

75.54%

Born in Alabama

99.79%

Native Born

0.21%

Foreign Born

0.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.79% of Headland residents were born in the United States, with 75.54% 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 North America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,768270.57%
20194,741270.57%
20184,714330.70%
20174,681270.58%
20164,65480.17%
20154,646210.45%
20144,62540.09%
20134,621200.43%
20124,601-5-0.11%
20114,606791.75%
20104,5271,0042.54%
20003,5232570.76%
19903,266-61-0.18%
19803,3277822.72%
19702,545-105-0.40%
19602,6500.00%