Jemison, Alabama Population 2020

2,694

Jemison is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,694, it is the 146th largest city in Alabama and the 6580th largest city in the United States. Jemison is currently growing at a rate of 0.64% annually and its population has increased by 4.22% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,585 in 2010. Spanning over 11 miles, Jemison has a population density of 237 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jemison is $56,748 with a poverty rate of 16.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $106,400. The median age in Jemison is 31.8 years, 26.7 years for males, and 35.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.5 males.

Jemison Demographics

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

  • White: 74.67%
  • Black or African American: 21.65%
  • Other race: 2.09%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jemison, Alabama is 2,694, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,660.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,585.

Jemison, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,96974.67%
Black or African American57121.65%
Some Other Race552.09%
Two or More Races421.59%

Jemison Population Pyramid 2020

Jemison Median Age

31.8


Total

26.7


Male

35.3


Female

Jemison Adults

There are 1,773 adults, (308 of whom are seniors) in Jemison.

Jemison Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

21

Old Age Dependency Ratio

59

Child Dependency Ratio

Jemison Sex Ratio

Female

1,370

51.95%

Male

1,267

48.05%

Jemison Households and Families

Jemison Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jemison Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male94.9%5.1%
Married85.7%14.3%
Non Family74.4%25.6%
All73%27%
Female31.5%68.5%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8623.0673
Married4603.6485.7
Non Family1951.0974.4
Female1683.7131.5
Male393.2394.9

3.49

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

1.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jemison Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade613.83%
9th to 12th Grade16010.06%
High School Graduate78649.40%
Some College26416.59%
Associates Degree1157.23%
Bachelors Degree996.22%
Graduate Degree1066.66%

Jemison Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,2231,083180
Black34827725
Hispanic2010
Other Race1710
Multiple Races3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 88.55%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.72%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,972$41,779$20,263
Less Than High School$21,528$24,904$14,038
High School Grad$30,114$43,333$20,547
Some College$36,389$40,547$
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$66,250$$

$30,972

Average Earnings

$41,779

Average Male

$20,263

Average Female

Jemison Language

Jemison Language by Age

Jemison Language

96.99% of Jemison residents speak only English, while 3.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.53% of the population.

Jemison Poverty

Jemison Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,90526714.02%
Black57114024.52%
Multiple211047.62%
Hispanic8766.90%

16.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.60%

Male Poverty Rate

15.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jemison

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jemison is Multiple, with 47.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jemison is Hispanic, with 6.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School32.58%
High School14.50%
Some College3.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed14.99%
Male Employed2.58%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jemison Income

Jemison Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$46,591$56,748
Families$50,847$63,823
Married Families$72,667-
Non Families$18,894$29,369

Jemison Marital Status

Jemison Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

50.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jemison Married by Age and Sex

Jemison 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.

Jemison Marital Status by Race

Jemison Veterans

94

Number of Veterans

68

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam41
First Gulf War20
Korea8
Second Gulf War5
World War II

$Jemison Veterans by Education

12.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.96%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jemison Employment Status

51.9%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jemison 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

82.44%

Born in Alabama

98.14%

Native Born

1.86%

Foreign Born

1.44%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.14% of Jemison residents were born in the United States, with 82.44% having been born in Alabama. 1.44% 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
20202,694170.64%
20192,677170.64%
20182,660301.14%
20172,630170.65%
20162,61380.31%
20152,605-13-0.50%
20142,61810.04%
20132,61730.11%
20122,614-5-0.19%
20112,61920.08%
20102,6170.00%