Linden, Alabama Population 2021

1,842
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Linden is a city located in Marengo County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Marengo County. With a 2020 population of 1,842, it is the 195th largest city in Alabama and the 7931st largest city in the United States . Linden is currently declining at a rate of -1.02% annually and its population has decreased by -13.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,123 in 2010. Linden reached it's highest population of 2,114 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Linden has a population density of 515 people per square mile.

The average household income in Linden is $51,465 with a poverty rate of 30.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $624 per month, and the median house value is $90,600. The median age in Linden is 48.7 years, 38.5 years for males, and 52.2 years for females.

Linden Demographics

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

  • White: 63.66%
  • Black or African American: 35.06%
  • Native American: 0.56%
  • Other race: 0.39%
  • Two or more races: 0.33%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Linden, Alabama is 1,842 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,899.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,123.

Linden, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,14263.66%
Black or African American62935.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.56%
Some Other Race70.39%
Two or More Races60.33%
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Linden Population by Race

Linden Population Pyramid $2021

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Linden Median Age

48.7


Total

38.5


Male

52.2


Female

Linden Adults

There are 1,483 adults, (500 of whom are seniors) in Linden.

Linden Age Dependency

82.5

Age Dependency Ratio

50.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Linden Sex Ratio

Female

952

53.07%

Male

842

46.93%

Linden Population by Age

Linden Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Linden Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married98.8%1.2%
All69.2%30.8%
Non Family56.7%43.3%
Female15.8%84.2%

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Linden Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6722.4769.2
Non Family3231.1656.7
Married2422.9198.8
Female765.8415.8
Male314.42100

3.51

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Linden Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade634.93%
9th to 12th Grade1027.98%
High School Graduate55843.66%
Some College26120.42%
Associates Degree13910.88%
Bachelors Degree645.01%
Graduate Degree917.12%
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Linden Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Linden Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White871797124
Black37330631
Hispanic187
Native American10
Other Race77
2+ Races63

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.24%.

Linden Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,438$51,667$17,468
Less Than 9th Grade$$35,625$
High School Graduate$17,179$$16,923
Some College$37,000$63,750$22,404
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$$$

$33,438

Average Earnings

$51,667

Average Male

$17,468

Average Female

Linden Earnings by Educational Attainment

Linden Language by Age

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Linden Language

99.19% of Linden residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.63% of the population.

Linden Language

Linden Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black55937266.55%
White1,08012511.57%
Multiple6350.00%

30.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.87%

Male Poverty Rate

26.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Linden

The race most likely to be in poverty in Linden is Black, with 66.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Linden is White, with 11.57% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 34.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.03%.

Linden Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School31.82%
Less Than 9th Grade30.10%
Bachelors or Greater9.86%
Some College7.34%

Linden Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed30.91%
Male Employed13.79%
Female Employed2.11%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Linden Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Linden Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,955$51,465
Families$57,386$69,303
Married Families$70,595-
Non Families$15,598$31,448
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Income by Household Type

Linden Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Linden Married by Age and Sex

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Linden 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.

Linden Marital Status by Race

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Linden Marital Status

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109

Number of Veterans

109

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam55
First Gulf War26
Second Gulf War26
Korea5
World War II

Linden Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7447
55 to 6434
75+28
35 to 54
18 to 34

Linden Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White969.36%
Black133.00%

Linden Veterans by Race

Linden Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Linden Veterans by Education

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39.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.4%

Employment Rate

10.8%

Unemployment Rate

Linden Employment by Age

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Linden Employment by Race

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Linden 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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85.34%

Born in Linden

99.83%

Native Born

0.17%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.83% of Linden residents were born in the United States, with 85.34% 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 Europe.

Linden Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,842-19-1.02%
20201,861-19-1.01%
20191,880-19-1.00%
20181,899-41-2.11%
20171,940-17-0.87%
20161,957-28-1.41%
20151,985-25-1.24%
20142,010-13-0.64%
20132,023-26-1.27%
20122,049-31-1.49%
20112,080-34-1.61%
20102,1140.00%

Linden Population by Year