McCalla, Alabama Population 2024

16,941

McCalla is a city located in Bibb County, Jefferson County, Shelby County, and Tuscaloosa County Alabama. McCalla has a 2024 population of 16,941. McCalla is currently growing at a rate of 7.73% annually and its population has increased by 40.27% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,077 in 2020.

The average household income in McCalla is $103,023 with a poverty rate of 6.93%. The median age in McCalla is 40.9 years: 38.5 years for males, and 43.3 years for females.

McCalla Demographics

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

  • White: 54.43%
  • Black or African American: 43.37%
  • Asian: 1.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.95%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
33.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
501.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
40.27% (4,864)
The current population of McCalla, Alabama is 16,941 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,077.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,89754.43%
Black or African American6,29343.37%
Asian1811.25%
Two or more races1380.95%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

McCalla Population by Race

McCalla Population Pyramid 2024

McCalla Median Age

40.9

Total

38.5

Male

43.3

Female

McCalla Adults

There are 11,389 adults, (2,721 of whom are seniors) in McCalla.

McCalla Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

McCalla Sex Ratio

Female7,20749.67%
Male7,30250.33%

McCalla Population by Age

McCalla Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,5542.5992.37.7
Married3,0163.3193.46.6
Non Family1,9241.0788.511.5
Female4562.9998.91.1
Male1586.371000

3.34

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

92.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

McCalla Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade4024.04%
Associates Degree1,37813.84%
Bachelors Degree1,66416.71%
Graduate Degree1,42414.3%
High School Graduate2,53525.45%
Less Than 9th Grade2352.36%
Some College2,32123.31%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

McCalla Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

McCalla Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,6115,3031,620
Black3,9913,8201,468
Hispanic160310
2+ Races138610
Asian1361070

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 95.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 36.78%.

McCalla Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$68,325$106,594$67,075
Graduate Degree$78,448$79,116$57,277
High School Graduate$47,260$46,739$53,026
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$59,445$63,577$52,404
Some College$57,975$63,364$41,360

$59,445

Average Earnings

$63,577

Average Male

$52,404

Average Female

McCalla Earnings by Educational Attainment

McCalla Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

McCalla Language

94.54% of McCalla residents speak only English, while 5.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.31% of the population.

McCalla Language

McCalla Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black6,23463110.12%
White7,5753344.41%
Multiple1383021.74%

6.93%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.48%

Male Poverty Rate

7.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in McCalla

The race most likely to be in poverty in McCalla is Multiple, with 21.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in McCalla is White, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.3%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.33%.

McCalla Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School15.08%
Some College4.43%
Less Than 9th Grade4.13%
Bachelors or Greater3.01%

McCalla Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed31.39%
Female Employed4%
Male Employed1.24%
Female Unemployed0%

McCalla Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

McCalla Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$107,017$121,431
Households$85,234$103,023
Married Families$107,961$-999,999,999
Non Families$58,167$66,925

mean

median

Income by Household Type

McCalla Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

McCalla Married by Age and Sex

male

female

McCalla 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 35-44.

McCalla Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

McCalla Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

861

Number of Veterans

805

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War329
Vietnam251
Second Gulf War232
Korea59
World War II0

McCalla Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54346
75+234
65 to 74223
55 to 6433
18 to 3425

McCalla Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black46510.47%
White3495.23%
2+ Races4734.06%

McCalla Veterans by Race

McCalla Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

McCalla Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

McCalla Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

McCalla Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

McCalla 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

77.59%

Born in McCalla

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.16%

Non Citizen

0.57%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of McCalla residents were born in the United States, with 77.59% having been born in Alabama. 1.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

McCalla Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202416,9411,2167.73%
202315,7251,2168.38%
202214,5091,2889.74%
202113,2211,1449.47%
202012,07700%

McCalla Population by Year