Margaret, Alabama Population 2020

5,224

Margaret is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,224, it is the 100th largest city in Alabama and the 4626th largest city in the United States. Margaret is currently growing at a rate of 1.93% annually and its population has increased by 17.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,428 in 2010. Spanning over 10 miles, Margaret has a population density of 532 people per square mile.

The average household income in Margaret is $70,801 with a poverty rate of 2.84%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,188 per month, and the median house value is $144,500. The median age in Margaret is 25.3 years, 25.4 years for males, and 24.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.4 males.

Margaret Demographics

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

  • White: 64.75%
  • Black or African American: 25.19%
  • Other race: 5.32%
  • Two or more races: 3.77%
  • Asian: 0.97%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Margaret, Alabama is 5,224, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,026.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,428.

Margaret, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,07764.75%
Black or African American1,19725.19%
Some Other Race2535.32%
Two or More Races1793.77%
Asian460.97%

Margaret Population Pyramid 2020

Margaret Median Age

25.3


Total

25.4


Male

24.8


Female

Margaret Adults

There are 2,788 adults, (209 of whom are seniors) in Margaret.

Margaret Age Dependency

84.3

Age Dependency Ratio

8.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

76.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Margaret Sex Ratio

Female

2,470

51.98%

Male

2,282

48.02%

Margaret Households and Families

Margaret Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Margaret Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married100%0%
Non Family89.8%10.2%
All89.2%10.8%
Female52.2%47.8%
Male0%0%

89.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3643.4889.2
Married8563.97100
Non Family2551.4989.8
Female2533.8352.2
Male00

3.85

Average Family Size

3.48

Average Household Size

9.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Margaret Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade823.41%
9th to 12th Grade1636.77%
High School Graduate90937.78%
Some College61425.52%
Associates Degree1486.15%
Bachelors Degree30212.55%
Graduate Degree1887.81%

Margaret Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,6621,459369
Black59955792
Hispanic11311329
Other Race7171
Asian3232

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 25.66%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,852$46,923$40,110
Less Than High School$$53,090$
High School Grad$40,000$38,347$41,444
Some College$31,121$51,075$28,162
Bachelors Degree$44,015$$44,097
Graduate Degree$58,918$60,893$58,153

$41,852

Average Earnings

$46,923

Average Male

$40,110

Average Female

Margaret Language

Margaret Language by Age

Margaret Language

96.79% of Margaret residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Margaret Poverty

Margaret Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,8611344.68%
Black1,19710.08%

2.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.02%

Male Poverty Rate

3.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Margaret

The race most likely to be in poverty in Margaret is White, with 4.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Margaret is Black, with 0.08% 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 5.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.15%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.69%
Some College2.89%
High School0.44%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed81.03%
Male Employed1.84%
Female Employed0.12%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Margaret Income

Margaret Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,720$70,801
Families$58,247$70,817
Married Families$81,786-
Non Families$51,419$52,155

Margaret Marital Status

Margaret Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

52.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Margaret Married by Age and Sex

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

Margaret Veterans

206

Number of Veterans

206

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War118
Second Gulf War110
Vietnam17
World War II
Korea

$Margaret Veterans by Education

0.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Margaret Employment Status

67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Margaret Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

84.47%

Born in Alabama

99.33%

Native Born

0.67%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.33% of Margaret residents were born in the United States, with 84.47% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,224991.93%
20195,125991.97%
20185,0261994.12%
20174,827992.09%
20164,728982.12%
20154,630711.56%
20144,559-3-0.07%
20134,562671.49%
20124,495350.78%
20114,460230.52%
20104,4370.00%