Moulton, Alabama Population 2021

3,215
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Moulton is a city located in Lawrence County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Lawrence County. With a 2020 population of 3,215, it is the 135th largest city in Alabama and the 6043rd largest city in the United States . Moulton is currently declining at a rate of -0.40% annually and its population has decreased by -7.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,471 in 2010. Moulton reached it's highest population of 3,470 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Moulton has a population density of 536 people per square mile.

The average household income in Moulton is $49,263 with a poverty rate of 22.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $486 per month, and the median house value is $103,100. The median age in Moulton is 49.6 years, 42.8 years for males, and 50.5 years for females.

Moulton Demographics

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

  • White: 81.95%
  • Black or African American: 13.64%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Native American: 1.28%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Moulton, Alabama is 3,215 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,254.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,471.

Moulton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,69281.95%
Black or African American44813.64%
Two or More Races962.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native421.28%
Asian70.21%
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Moulton Population by Race

Moulton Population Pyramid $2021

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Moulton Median Age

49.6


Total

42.8


Male

50.5


Female

Moulton Adults

There are 2,625 adults, (947 of whom are seniors) in Moulton.

Moulton Age Dependency

95.8

Age Dependency Ratio

56.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Moulton Sex Ratio

Female

1,996

60.76%

Male

1,289

39.24%

Moulton Population by Age

Moulton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Moulton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.7%25.3%
All52.1%47.9%
Male47.9%52.1%
Non Family46.1%53.9%
Female9.7%90.3%

52.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Moulton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,4572.0952.1
Non Family6421.0146.1
Married5492.8874.7
Female1952.779.7
Male713.847.9

2.91

Average Family Size

2.09

Average Household Size

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Moulton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1084.30%
9th to 12th Grade40416.10%
High School Graduate1,03241.12%
Some College41716.61%
Associates Degree1415.62%
Bachelors Degree28011.16%
Graduate Degree1285.10%
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Moulton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Moulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,0661,608357
Black34829433
2+ Races5757
Native American323211
Asian777

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Moulton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,803$41,071$24,295
Less Than 9th Grade$30,152$33,000$18,304
High School Graduate$28,269$34,886$23,859
Some College$30,956$36,083$25,469
Bachelors Degree$86,354$87,396$
Graduate Degree$67,000$83,036$

$31,803

Average Earnings

$41,071

Average Male

$24,295

Average Female

Moulton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Moulton Language by Age

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Moulton Language

99.28% of Moulton residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.31% of the population.

Moulton Language

Moulton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,52452320.72%
Black37813635.98%
Native371643.24%

22.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.90%

Male Poverty Rate

25.42%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Moulton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Moulton is Native, with 43.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Moulton is White, with 20.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.93%.

Moulton Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School29.30%
Less Than 9th Grade17.27%
Some College8.03%
Bachelors or Greater5.54%

Moulton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed9.11%
Male Employed5.22%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Moulton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Moulton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,775$49,263
Families$45,580$59,234
Married Families$57,969-
Non Families$18,229$36,420
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Income by Household Type

Moulton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.7%

Male Marriage Rate

37.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Moulton Married by Age and Sex

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Moulton 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 20-34.

Moulton Marital Status by Race

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Moulton Marital Status

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147

Number of Veterans

139

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War40
Vietnam37
First Gulf War29
World War II
Korea

Moulton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7448
35 to 5433
75+25
55 to 6421
18 to 3420

Moulton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1085.00%
Black215.71%
2+ Races1831.58%

Moulton Veterans by Race

Moulton Veterans by Education

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26.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Moulton Veterans by Education

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37.6%

Labor Force Participation

35.5%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Moulton Employment by Age

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Moulton Employment by Race

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Moulton 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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85.14%

Born in Moulton

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Moulton residents were born in the United States, with 85.14% having been born in Alabama. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Moulton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,215-13-0.40%
20203,228-13-0.40%
20193,241-13-0.40%
20183,254-28-0.85%
20173,282-34-1.03%
20163,316-7-0.21%
20153,323-41-1.22%
20143,364-26-0.77%
20133,390-33-0.96%
20123,423-34-0.98%
20113,457-13-0.37%
20103,4702100.63%
20003,260120.04%
19903,248510.16%
19803,1970.00%

Moulton Population by Year