Hoover, Alabama Population 2020

85,740

Hoover is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 85,740, it is the 6th largest city in Alabama and the 402nd largest city in the United States. Hoover is currently growing at a rate of 0.37% annually and its population has increased by 5.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 81,619 in 2010. Spanning over 49 miles, Hoover has a population density of 1,791 people per square mile.

The average household income in Hoover is $111,760 with a poverty rate of 6.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,100 per month, and the median house value is $280,400. The median age in Hoover is 38.4 years, 37.2 years for males, and 39.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.5 males.

Hoover Demographics

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

  • White: 72.74%
  • Black or African American: 17.36%
  • Asian: 4.94%
  • Other race: 2.78%
  • Two or more races: 2.01%
  • Native American: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Hoover, Alabama is 85,740, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 85,108.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 81,619.

Hoover, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,156,0302,1100.18%
20191,153,9202,1200.18%
20181,151,8002,1200.18%
20171,149,6802,0600.18%
20161,147,6202,8900.25%
20151,144,7303,2900.29%
20141,141,4402,8000.25%
20131,138,6405,0500.44%
20121,133,5903,1000.27%
20111,130,4901,7800.16%
20101,128,7100.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White61,44772.74%
Black or African American14,66517.36%
Asian4,1724.94%
Some Other Race2,3482.78%
Two or More Races1,6942.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native1370.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170.02%

Hoover Population Pyramid 2020

Hoover Median Age

38.4


Total

37.2


Male

39.2


Female

Hoover Adults

There are 62,996 adults, (13,140 of whom are seniors) in Hoover.

Hoover Age Dependency

69.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Hoover Sex Ratio

Female

44,574

52.76%

Male

39,906

47.24%

Hoover Households and Families

Hoover Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hoover Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.8%16.2%
All69.1%30.9%
Non Family48.5%51.5%
Female46.8%53.2%
Male43.2%56.8%

69.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All32,6852.5769.1
Married19,3243.1783.8
Non Family9,6531.1548.5
Female2,8293.0246.8
Male8793.6643.2

3.12

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hoover Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0631.83%
9th to 12th Grade1,0801.86%
High School Graduate7,67713.21%
Some College11,15919.20%
Associates Degree3,7106.38%
Bachelors Degree20,51635.29%
Graduate Degree12,92622.24%

Hoover Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,14842,48026,688
Black8,8508,5813,814
Asian2,9602,6381,995
Hispanic2,6351,778665
Other Race95761563
Multiple Races561534271
Native American1236522
Islander444

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$51,436$63,803$41,739
Less Than High School$20,799$21,815$17,059
High School Grad$32,500$37,135$27,146
Some College$36,058$44,101$28,341
Bachelors Degree$57,407$77,803$45,995
Graduate Degree$72,485$105,851$54,385

$51,436

Average Earnings

$63,803

Average Male

$41,739

Average Female

Hoover Language

Hoover Language by Age

Hoover Language

87.21% of Hoover residents speak only English, while 12.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.69% of the population.

Hoover Poverty

Hoover Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White58,3502,5864.43%
Black14,5501,3359.18%
Hispanic5,2481,25223.86%
Other2,34278933.69%
Asian4,17245010.79%
Multiple1,694352.07%

6.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.16%

Male Poverty Rate

7.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hoover

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hoover is Other, with 33.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hoover is Multiple, with 2.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.67%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.47%
Some College8.23%
High School6.92%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.37%
Male Unemployed25.20%
Male Employed4.04%
Female Employed3.86%

Hoover Income

Hoover Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,042$111,760
Families$105,897$131,115
Married Families$121,089-
Non Families$45,623$63,388

Hoover Marital Status

Hoover Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Hoover Married by Age and Sex

Hoover Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Hoover Marital Status by Race

Hoover Veterans

4,608

Number of Veterans

4,250

Male Veterans

358

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,542
First Gulf War1,018
Second Gulf War817
Korea527
World War II274
Age Group Veterans
75+1,530
65 to 741,227
35 to 54986
55 to 64516
18 to 34349
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,7207.77%
Black7016.98%
Hispanic1555.28%
2 or More7911.03%
Asian531.69%
Other292.83%
Indian2620.31%

$Hoover Veterans by Education

3.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.97%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hoover Employment Status

69.5%

Labor Force Participation

66.9%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Hoover 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

57.02%

Born in Alabama

90.54%

Native Born

9.46%

Foreign Born

5.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

90.54% of Hoover residents were born in the United States, with 57.02% having been born in Alabama. 5.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202085,7403160.37%
201985,4243160.37%
201885,1082460.29%
201784,8623160.37%
201684,5463040.36%
201584,2425810.69%
201483,6614140.50%
201383,2476300.76%
201282,6171,3261.63%
201181,2915400.67%
201080,75118,0092.56%
200062,74222,9544.66%
199039,78820,7927.67%
198018,9960.00%