Killen, Alabama Population 2024

1,035

Killen is a city located in Lauderdale County Alabama. Killen has a 2024 population of 1,035. Killen is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 0.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,029 in 2020.

The average household income in Killen is $72,537 with a poverty rate of 10.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Killen is 38.2 years, 36.4 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Killen Demographics

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

  • White: 92.04%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Black or African American: 3.27%
  • Other race: 0.74%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
2.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
511.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.58% (6)
The current population of Killen, Alabama is 1,035 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,029.

Killen, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,23792.04%
Two or more races533.94%
Black or African American443.27%
Other race100.74%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Killen Population by Race

Killen Population Pyramid 2024

Killen Median Age

38.2

Total

36.4

Male

40.5

Female

Killen Adults

There are 981 adults, (207 of whom are seniors) in Killen.

Killen Age Dependency

73.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Killen Sex Ratio

Female63146.95%
Male71353.05%

Killen Population by Age

Killen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4792.8166.433.6
Married2523.457129
Non Family1231.1858.541.5
Male592.8542.457.6
Female453.5893.36.7
showing: 5 rows

3.26

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

66.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Killen Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Killen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Killen Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 37.84%.

Killen Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,196

Average Earnings

$53,250

Average Male

$24,953

Average Female

Killen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Killen Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Killen Language

98.89% of Killen residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Killen Language

Killen Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,23513110.61%
Multiple531528.3%
Hispanic34617.65%
showing: 3 rows

10.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.1%

Male Poverty Rate

11.75%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Killen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Killen is Multiple, with 28.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Killen is White, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.34%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.01%.

Killen Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.05%
High School5.03%
Some College4.98%
Bachelors or Greater2.33%
showing: 4 rows

Killen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed93.33%
Female Employed8.27%
Male Employed1.14%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Killen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Killen Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Killen Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Killen Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Killen 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 55-64.

Killen Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Killen Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

59

Number of Veterans

59

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Killen Veterans by War

count

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Killen Veterans by Age

count

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Killen Veterans by Race

Killen Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Killen Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

2.5%

Unemployment Rate

Killen Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Killen Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Killen Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

76.49%

Born in Killen

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Killen residents were born in the United States, with 76.49% having been born in Alabama. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Killen Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,035
20281,035
20271,035
20261,035
20251,035
20241,035
20231,035
20221,035
20211,03560.58%
20201,029697.19%
2019960-2-0.21%
2018962-14-1.43%
2017976-4-0.41%
2016980-3-0.31%
2015983-6-0.61%
2014989
2013989-5-0.5%
2012994-4-0.4%
2011998-1-0.1%
2010999
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Killen Population by Year