Margaret, Alabama Population 2024

6,638

Margaret is a city located in St. Clair County Alabama. Margaret has a 2024 population of 6,638. Margaret is currently growing at a rate of 6.55% annually and its population has increased by 28.47% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,167 in 2020.

The average household income in Margaret is $83,752 with a poverty rate of 5.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Margaret is 33 years, 33.2 years for males, and 32 years for females.

Margaret Demographics

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

  • White: 81.62%
  • Black or African American: 16.7%
  • Two or more races: 1.47%
  • Asian: 0.11%
  • Other race: 0.09%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
9.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
675.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
28.47% (1,471)
The current population of Margaret, Alabama is 6,638 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,167.

Margaret, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,32181.62%
Black or African American88416.7%
Two or more races781.47%
Asian60.11%
Other race50.09%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Margaret Population by Race

Margaret Population Pyramid 2024

Margaret Median Age

33

Total

33.2

Male

32

Female

Margaret Adults

There are 3,694 adults, (385 of whom are seniors) in Margaret.

Margaret Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Margaret Sex Ratio

Female2,83653.57%
Male2,45846.43%

Margaret Population by Age

Margaret Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,6773.1582.617.4
Married1,0383.4273.926.1
Female3753.421000
Non Family2441.531000
Male204.10100
showing: 5 rows

3.34

Average Family Size

3.15

Average Household Size

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Margaret 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

Margaret Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Margaret Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.73%.

Margaret Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,340

Average Earnings

$57,121

Average Male

$37,785

Average Female

Margaret Earnings by Educational Attainment

Margaret Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Margaret Language

99.19% of Margaret 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 0.81% of the population.

Margaret Language

Margaret Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,2522275.34%
Black8848910.07%
showing: 2 rows

5.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.34%

Male Poverty Rate

3.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Margaret

The race most likely to be in poverty in Margaret is Black, with 10.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Margaret is White, with 5.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 10.47%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.94%.

Margaret Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.42%
High School7.37%
Some College2%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Margaret Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed26.83%
Male Employed3.36%
Female Employed0.07%
Male Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Margaret Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Margaret Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Margaret Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Margaret Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Margaret 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 35-44.

Margaret Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Margaret Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

157

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

68

Female Veterans

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Margaret Veterans by War

count

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Margaret Veterans by Age

count

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Margaret Veterans by Race

Margaret Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.64%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Margaret Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.2%

Labor Force Participation

65.8%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Margaret Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Margaret Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Margaret 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

71.53%

Born in Margaret

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Margaret residents were born in the United States, with 71.53% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Margaret Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,6784084.93%
20288,2704085.19%
20277,8624085.47%
20267,4544085.79%
20257,0464086.15%
20246,6384086.55%
20236,2304087.01%
20225,8224087.54%
20215,4142474.78%
20205,1671011.99%
20195,0662044.2%
20184,8621783.8%
20174,684781.69%
20164,606811.79%
20154,525561.25%
20144,469-14-0.31%
20134,483561.26%
20124,427240.55%
20114,403240.55%
20104,379
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Margaret Population by Year