Hoover, Alabama Population 2021

86,270
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Hoover is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 86,270, it is the 6th largest city in Alabama and the 397th largest city in the United States . Hoover is currently growing at a rate of 0.29% annually and its population has increased by 5.70% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,619 in 2010. Hoover reached it's highest population of 86,270 in 2021. Spanning over 49 miles, Hoover has a population density of 1,802 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hoover is $117,921 with a poverty rate of 6.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,123 per month, and the median house value is $291,000. The median age in Hoover is 37.8 years, 36.6 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Hoover Demographics

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

  • White: 71.30%
  • Black or African American: 18.85%
  • Asian: 5.24%
  • Other race: 2.33%
  • Two or more races: 2.13%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Hoover, Alabama is 86,270 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 85,517.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 81,619.

Hoover, Alabama Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,095,3702,4700.23%
20201,092,9002,4600.23%
20191,090,4402,4700.23%
20181,087,9702,3500.22%
20171,085,6202,7400.25%
20161,082,8803,1300.29%
20151,079,7503,6600.34%
20141,076,0903,2100.30%
20131,072,8805,3200.50%
20121,067,5603,5300.33%
20111,064,0302,3100.22%
20101,061,7200.00%

Hoover Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,72871.30%
Black or African American16,05518.85%
Asian4,4625.24%
Some Other Race1,9872.33%
Two or More Races1,8102.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native1160.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.02%
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Hoover Population by Race

Hoover Population Pyramid $2021

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Hoover Median Age

37.8


Total

36.6


Male

38.6


Female

Hoover Adults

There are 62,796 adults, (13,177 of whom are seniors) in Hoover.

Hoover Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hoover Sex Ratio

Female

44,977

52.81%

Male

40,198

47.19%

Hoover Population by Age

Hoover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hoover Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.3%14.7%
All69.5%30.5%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female46.6%53.4%
Male38.8%61.2%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hoover Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,2612.6369.5
Married18,9573.1985.3
Non Family9,0011.1647.9
Female3,2463.0846.6
Male1,0573.738.8

3.15

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Hoover Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0391.80%
9th to 12th Grade1,0301.79%
High School Graduate7,65013.26%
Some College11,02219.11%
Associates Degree3,7126.44%
Bachelors Degree19,89634.49%
Graduate Degree13,32923.11%
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Hoover Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hoover Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White42,15441,51526,014
Black9,4209,0844,253
Asian3,1352,7772,036
Hispanic2,4161,719639
Other Race749586114
2+ Races608569266
Native American1024619
Islander555

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

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

Hoover Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$53,525$68,994$44,244
Less Than 9th Grade$20,464$25,304$15,813
High School Graduate$31,753$36,572$25,707
Some College$38,470$49,138$30,260
Bachelors Degree$60,497$79,356$48,996
Graduate Degree$80,108$113,674$56,550

$53,525

Average Earnings

$68,994

Average Male

$44,244

Average Female

Hoover Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hoover Language by Age

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Hoover Language

87.72% of Hoover residents speak only English, while 12.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.23% of the population.

Hoover Language

Hoover Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White57,5672,3594.10%
Black15,9391,3698.59%
Hispanic5,18390717.50%
Asian4,46250611.34%
Other1,96241221.00%
Multiple1,8101478.12%

6.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.35%

Male Poverty Rate

6.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hoover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hoover is Other, with 21.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hoover is White, with 4.10% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.93%.

Hoover Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.72%
Some College8.67%
High School4.58%
Bachelors or Greater2.75%

Hoover Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.58%
Male Unemployed13.79%
Female Employed3.77%
Male Employed3.50%

Hoover Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hoover Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$89,452$117,921
Families$110,995$137,360
Married Families$129,869-
Non Families$48,540$65,167
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Income by Household Type

Hoover Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.2%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hoover Married by Age and Sex

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Hoover 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 55-64.

Hoover Marital Status by Race

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Hoover Marital Status

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4,512

Number of Veterans

4,099

Male Veterans

413

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,416
First Gulf War1,179
Second Gulf War899
Korea551
World War II229

Hoover Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,358
65 to 741,189
35 to 541,041
55 to 64578
18 to 34346

Hoover Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4687.44%
Black8677.91%
Hispanic1164.36%
Asian772.29%
2+ Races688.70%
Other Race192.38%
Native American1312.15%

Hoover Veterans by Race

Hoover Veterans by Education

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3.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hoover Veterans by Education

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68.9%

Labor Force Participation

66.3%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Hoover Employment by Age

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Hoover Employment by Race

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Hoover 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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58.31%

Born in Hoover

90.65%

Native Born

9.35%

Foreign Born

5.18%

Non Citizen

4.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.65% of Hoover residents were born in the United States, with 58.31% having been born in Alabama. 5.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hoover Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202186,2702510.29%
202086,0192510.29%
201985,7682510.29%
201885,5172820.33%
201785,2353400.40%
201684,8953030.36%
201584,5925870.70%
201484,0054240.51%
201383,5816290.76%
201282,9521,3351.64%
201181,6176640.82%
201080,95318,2112.58%
200062,74222,9544.66%
199039,78820,7927.67%
198018,9960.00%

Hoover Population by Year