Heflin, Alabama Population 2020

3,432

Heflin is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 3,432, it is the 131st largest city in Alabama and the 5824th largest city in the United States. Heflin is currently declining at a rate of -0.03% annually and its population has decreased by -1.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,480 in 2010. Heflin reached it's highest population of 3,493 in 2010. Spanning over 16 miles, Heflin has a population density of 213 people per square mile.

The average household income in Heflin is $46,636 with a poverty rate of 31.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $542 per month, and the median house value is $116,200. The median age in Heflin is 41.2 years, 41.3 years for males, and 41.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 74.0 males.

Heflin Demographics

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

  • White: 91.33%
  • Black or African American: 6.84%
  • Two or more races: 1.65%
  • Other race: 0.17%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Heflin, Alabama is 3,432, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,434.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,480.

Heflin, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,15091.33%
Black or African American2366.84%
Two or More Races571.65%
Some Other Race60.17%

Heflin Population Pyramid 2020

Heflin Median Age

41.2


Total

41.3


Male

41.1


Female

Heflin Adults

There are 2,629 adults, (683 of whom are seniors) in Heflin.

Heflin Age Dependency

77.2

Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Heflin Sex Ratio

Female

1,982

57.47%

Male

1,467

42.53%

Heflin Households and Families

Heflin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Heflin Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family58.9%41.1%
Married58.4%41.6%
All53.7%46.3%
Female29.9%70.1%
Male28.3%71.7%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3232.4953.7
Non Family6151.2758.9
Married4853.5358.4
Female1773.6629.9
Male463.3728.3

3.38

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.6%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Heflin Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1697.23%
9th to 12th Grade35014.97%
High School Graduate80534.43%
Some College59825.58%
Associates Degree813.46%
Bachelors Degree2259.62%
Graduate Degree1104.70%

Heflin Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,0751,629264
Black23116967
Hispanic25214
Multiple Races7

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 84.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 29.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,344$30,036$27,174
Less Than High School$16,591$$16,818
High School Grad$28,438$40,977$26,630
Some College$30,234$31,019$
Bachelors Degree$35,724$$35,724
Graduate Degree$50,859$$51,172

$27,344

Average Earnings

$30,036

Average Male

$27,174

Average Female

Heflin Language

Heflin Language by Age

Heflin Language

98.57% of Heflin residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.19% of the population.

Heflin Poverty

Heflin Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,94784228.57%
Black20111758.21%
Multiple575087.72%

31.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.15%

Male Poverty Rate

40.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Heflin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Heflin is Multiple, with 87.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Heflin is White, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.29%.

Name Poverty
Some College30.58%
Bachelors or Greater25.68%
Less Than High School22.25%
High School17.77%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.67%
Female Employed28.32%
Male Unemployed22.22%
Male Employed11.06%

Heflin Income

Heflin Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,782$46,636
Families$41,912$64,627
Married Families$53,075-
Non Families$16,578$24,495

Heflin Marital Status

Heflin Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Heflin Married by Age and Sex

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

Heflin Veterans

161

Number of Veterans

152

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam63
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War23
World War II15
Korea7
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7463
75+37
35 to 5428
18 to 3427
55 to 646
Name Veterans % of Total
White1556.56%
Black62.54%

$Heflin Veterans by Education

13.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Heflin Employment Status

44.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

14.6%

Unemployment Rate

Heflin 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

62.45%

Born in Alabama

99.51%

Native Born

0.49%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.51% of Heflin residents were born in the United States, with 62.45% 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 Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,432-1-0.03%
20193,433-1-0.03%
20183,43480.23%
20173,426-1-0.03%
20163,427-22-0.64%
20153,449-31-0.89%
20143,48040.12%
20133,476130.38%
20123,463-16-0.46%
20113,479-14-0.40%
20103,4934911.53%
20003,002960.33%
19902,906-108-0.36%
19803,0141420.48%
19702,8723521.32%
19602,5200.00%