Heflin, Alabama Population 2021

3,349
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Heflin is a city located in Cleburne County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Cleburne County. With a 2020 population of 3,349, it is the 132nd largest city in Alabama and the 5892nd largest city in the United States . Heflin is currently declining at a rate of -0.89% annually and its population has decreased by -3.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,480 in 2010. Heflin reached it's highest population of 3,492 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Heflin has a population density of 208 people per square mile.

The average household income in Heflin is $46,433 with a poverty rate of 32.71%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $528 per month, and the median house value is $116,600. The median age in Heflin is 42.1 years, 40.9 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Heflin Demographics

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

  • White: 91.27%
  • Black or African American: 6.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Heflin, Alabama is 3,349 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,439.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,480.

Heflin, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,13791.27%
Black or African American2096.08%
Two or More Races872.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.12%
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Heflin Population by Race

Heflin Population Pyramid $2021

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Heflin Median Age

42.1


Total

40.9


Male

43.4


Female

Heflin Adults

There are 2,581 adults, (787 of whom are seniors) in Heflin.

Heflin Age Dependency

91.6

Age Dependency Ratio

43.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Heflin Sex Ratio

Female

1,956

56.91%

Male

1,481

43.09%

Heflin Population by Age

Heflin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Heflin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.9%31.1%
All55.3%44.7%
Non Family52%48%
Female32.8%67.2%
Male0%0%

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Heflin Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3402.4555.3
Non Family6631.1952
Married4823.5568.9
Female1953.9632.8
Male00

3.52

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

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Heflin Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1516.44%
9th to 12th Grade27711.82%
High School Graduate74431.75%
Some College65227.83%
Associates Degree1416.02%
Bachelors Degree26711.40%
Graduate Degree1114.74%
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Heflin Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Heflin Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,1091,713302
Black20518172
Hispanic25214
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 88.29%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.12%.

Heflin Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,250$31,917$29,509
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$34,012$49,107$28,417
Some College$33,672$35,096$32,955
Bachelors Degree$$2,500$
Graduate Degree$53,156$$53,094

$31,250

Average Earnings

$31,917

Average Male

$29,509

Average Female

Heflin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Heflin Language by Age

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Heflin Language

99.12% of Heflin residents speak only English, while 0.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Heflin Language

Heflin Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,93885229.00%
Black17611263.64%
Multiple8787100.00%

32.71%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.04%

Male Poverty Rate

44.58%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Heflin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Heflin is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Heflin is White, with 29.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.48%.

Heflin Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.27%
Some College26.54%
Bachelors or Greater25.40%
High School17.00%

Heflin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed28.96%
Male Unemployed19.23%
Male Employed11.42%

Heflin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Heflin Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,786$46,433
Families$45,852$66,350
Married Families$54,758-
Non Families$16,404$24,854
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Income by Household Type

Heflin Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Heflin Married by Age and Sex

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Heflin 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.

Heflin Marital Status by Race

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Heflin Marital Status

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160

Number of Veterans

148

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam57
First Gulf War37
Second Gulf War28
World War II9
Korea9

Heflin Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7457
35 to 5444
18 to 3428
75+26
55 to 645

Heflin Veterans by Age

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Heflin Veterans by Race

Heflin Veterans by Education

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12.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Heflin Veterans by Education

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42.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.3%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

Heflin Employment by Age

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Heflin Employment by Race

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Heflin 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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63.78%

Born in Heflin

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Heflin residents were born in the United States, with 63.78% having been born in Alabama. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Heflin Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,349-30-0.89%
20203,379-30-0.88%
20193,409-30-0.87%
20183,439130.38%
20173,4260.00%
20163,426-23-0.67%
20153,449-31-0.89%
20143,48030.09%
20133,477130.38%
20123,464-16-0.46%
20113,480-12-0.34%
20103,4924901.52%
20003,002960.33%
19902,906-108-0.36%
19803,0141420.48%
19702,8723521.32%
19602,5200.00%

Heflin Population by Year