Killen, Alabama Population 2021

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Killen is a city located in Lauderdale County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 951, it is the 262nd largest city in Alabama and the 10521st largest city in the United States . Killen is currently declining at a rate of -0.21% annually and its population has decreased by -14.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,108 in 2010. Killen reached it's highest population of 995 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Killen has a population density of 470 people per square mile.

The average household income in Killen is $64,608 with a poverty rate of 9.37%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $781 per month, and the median house value is $138,100. The median age in Killen is 39.1 years, 38.2 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Killen Demographics

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

  • White: 92.79%
  • Black or African American: 6.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Killen, Alabama is 951 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 957.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,108.

Killen, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,17292.79%
Black or African American846.65%
Two or More Races70.55%
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Killen Population by Race

Killen Population Pyramid $2021

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Killen Median Age

39.1


Total

38.2


Male

39.3


Female

Killen Adults

There are 973 adults, (204 of whom are seniors) in Killen.

Killen Age Dependency

64.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Killen Sex Ratio

Female

685

54.24%

Male

578

45.76%

Killen Population by Age

Killen Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Killen Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Female78.9%21.1%
Married76.6%23.4%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family63%37%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Killen Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4842.6174.2
Married2993.1276.6
Non Family1271.1763
Female383.6178.9
Male202.3100

3.09

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Killen Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade101.14%
9th to 12th Grade343.88%
High School Graduate33538.20%
Some College19322.01%
Associates Degree9210.49%
Bachelors Degree14916.99%
Graduate Degree647.30%
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Killen Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Killen Educational Attainment by Race

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 34.69%.

Killen Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,000$47,738$22,143
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$$2,500
High School Graduate$22,500$38,125$20,977
Some College$32,045$50,556$20,833
Bachelors Degree$42,917$51,607$40,000
Graduate Degree$$48,125$

$31,000

Average Earnings

$47,738

Average Male

$22,143

Average Female

Killen Earnings by Educational Attainment

Killen Language by Age

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Killen Language

98.83% of Killen residents speak only English, while 1.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.67% of the population.

Killen Language

Killen Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,169726.16%
Black843946.43%
Hispanic77100.00%
Multiple77100.00%

9.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.38%

Male Poverty Rate

8.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Killen

The race most likely to be in poverty in Killen is Multiple, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Killen is White, with 6.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.38%.

Killen Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.27%
High School9.25%
Some College5.96%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Killen Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed72.73%
Female Employed12.35%
Male Employed3.79%

Killen Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Killen Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,286$64,608
Families$64,250$73,182
Married Families$66,354-
Non Families$40,938$39,341
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Income by Household Type

Killen Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

65.6%

Male Marriage Rate

57.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Killen Married by Age and Sex

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Killen Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Killen Marital Status by Race

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Killen Marital Status

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101

Number of Veterans

96

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War37
Vietnam35
Second Gulf War21
Korea3
World War II

Killen Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6437
35 to 5432
65 to 7422
75+7
18 to 343

Killen Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White859.27%
Black1632.65%

Killen Veterans by Race

Killen Veterans by Education

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2.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Killen Veterans by Education

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68.1%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Killen Employment by Age

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Killen Employment by Race

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Killen 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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82.11%

Born in Killen

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Killen residents were born in the United States, with 82.11% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Killen Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021951-2-0.21%
2020953-2-0.21%
2019955-2-0.21%
2018957-14-1.44%
2017971-5-0.51%
2016976-3-0.31%
2015979-6-0.61%
201498520.20%
2013983-7-0.71%
2012990-4-0.40%
2011994-1-0.10%
20109950.00%

Killen Population by Year