Margaret, Alabama Population 2021

5,539
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Margaret is a city located in St. Clair County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,539, it is the 98th largest city in Alabama and the 4490th largest city in the United States . Margaret is currently growing at a rate of 3.77% annually and its population has increased by 25.09% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,428 in 2010. Margaret reached it's highest population of 5,539 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Margaret has a population density of 564 people per square mile.

The average household income in Margaret is $75,007 with a poverty rate of 5.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,311 per month, and the median house value is $152,900. The median age in Margaret is 28.5 years, 29.6 years for males, and 28 years for females.

Margaret Demographics

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

  • White: 64.10%
  • Black or African American: 30.01%
  • Other race: 5.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • Asian: 0.39%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Margaret, Alabama is 5,539 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,936.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,428.

Margaret, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,08964.10%
Black or African American1,44630.01%
Some Other Race2415.00%
Two or More Races240.50%
Asian190.39%
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Margaret Population by Race

Margaret Population Pyramid $2021

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Margaret Median Age

28.5


Total

29.6


Male

28


Female

Margaret Adults

There are 2,860 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Margaret.

Margaret Age Dependency

89.4

Age Dependency Ratio

12.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77

Child Dependency Ratio

Margaret Sex Ratio

Female

2,602

53.99%

Male

2,217

46.01%

Margaret Population by Age

Margaret Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Margaret Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Married100%0%
All93.2%6.8%
Female55.2%44.8%
Male0%0%

93.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Margaret Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2563.8393.2
Married8964.2100
Female1924.2255.2
Non Family1681.42100
Male00

4.12

Average Family Size

3.83

Average Household Size

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Margaret Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade451.75%
9th to 12th Grade1887.33%
High School Graduate93836.55%
Some College70727.55%
Associates Degree2539.86%
Bachelors Degree2399.31%
Graduate Degree1967.64%
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Margaret Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Margaret Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7101,570299
Black70961674
Hispanic12312338
Other Race5757
2+ Races242424

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Margaret Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,432$43,710$43,333
Less Than 9th Grade$21,458$28,235$
High School Graduate$41,017$32,000$43,207
Some College$43,056$53,042$28,160
Bachelors Degree$46,607$$46,536
Graduate Degree$60,478$$60,176

$43,432

Average Earnings

$43,710

Average Male

$43,333

Average Female

Margaret Earnings by Educational Attainment

Margaret Language by Age

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Margaret Language

96.69% of Margaret residents speak only English, while 3.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.31% of the population.

Margaret Language

Margaret Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,44617211.89%
White2,852782.73%

5.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.35%

Male Poverty Rate

3.34%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Margaret

The race most likely to be in poverty in Margaret is Black, with 11.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Margaret is White, with 2.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.81%.

Margaret Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.45%
Some College6.88%
High School3.73%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Margaret Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed67.86%
Male Employed5.66%
Female Employed0.11%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Margaret Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Margaret Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,200$75,007
Families$69,167$73,667
Married Families$81,583-
Non Families$53,808$65,502
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Income by Household Type

Margaret Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

51.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Margaret Married by Age and Sex

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Margaret 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 35-44.

Margaret Marital Status by Race

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Margaret Marital Status

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185

Number of Veterans

171

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War99
Second Gulf War90
Vietnam36
World War II
Korea

Margaret Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5489
65 to 7436
18 to 3428
75+18
55 to 6414

Margaret Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1367.14%
Black252.86%
2+ Races24100.00%

Margaret Veterans by Race

Margaret Veterans by Education

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8.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Margaret Veterans by Education

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62.2%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Margaret Employment by Age

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Margaret Employment by Race

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Margaret 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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82.84%

Born in Margaret

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Margaret residents were born in the United States, with 82.84% 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.

Margaret Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,5392013.77%
20205,3382013.91%
20195,1372014.07%
20184,9361763.70%
20174,760821.75%
20164,678831.81%
20154,595611.35%
20144,534-12-0.26%
20134,546601.34%
20124,486260.58%
20114,460270.61%
20104,4330.00%

Margaret Population by Year