Oneonta, Alabama Population 2021

6,545
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Oneonta is a city located in Blount County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Blount County. With a 2020 population of 6,545, it is the 87th largest city in Alabama and the 4104th largest city in the United States . Oneonta is currently declining at a rate of -0.24% annually and its population has decreased by -0.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,567 in 2010. Oneonta reached it's highest population of 6,618 in 2011. Spanning over 16 miles, Oneonta has a population density of 416 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oneonta is $60,971 with a poverty rate of 11.79%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $666 per month, and the median house value is $156,300. The median age in Oneonta is 40.6 years, 39.7 years for males, and 43.1 years for females.

Oneonta Demographics

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

  • White: 88.03%
  • Black or African American: 6.88%
  • Other race: 3.26%
  • Two or more races: 1.25%
  • Asian: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oneonta, Alabama is 6,545 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,593.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,567.

Oneonta, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,78288.03%
Black or African American4526.88%
Some Other Race2143.26%
Two or More Races821.25%
Asian380.58%
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Oneonta Population by Race

Oneonta Population Pyramid $2021

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Oneonta Median Age

40.6


Total

39.7


Male

43.1


Female

Oneonta Adults

There are 5,007 adults, (1,627 of whom are seniors) in Oneonta.

Oneonta Age Dependency

94.3

Age Dependency Ratio

48.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oneonta Sex Ratio

Female

3,400

51.77%

Male

3,168

48.23%

Oneonta Population by Age

Oneonta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oneonta Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male76.6%23.4%
Female67.6%32.4%
Married55.6%44.4%
All47.1%52.9%
Non Family31%69%

47.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oneonta Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,5652.4147.1
Married1,3193.2555.6
Non Family1,0141.1431
Female1853.1467.6
Male473.3476.6

3.22

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Oneonta Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade56211.94%
9th to 12th Grade71615.21%
High School Graduate1,06522.62%
Some College83317.69%
Associates Degree67414.32%
Bachelors Degree52911.24%
Graduate Degree3296.99%
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Oneonta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9192,943758
Black3241634
Hispanic287183
2+ Races8245
Other Race585858
Asian383838

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,205$38,766$37,073
Less Than 9th Grade$38,382$$
High School Graduate$29,043$29,659$27,688
Some College$38,275$39,180$31,098
Bachelors Degree$50,000$43,542$57,083
Graduate Degree$56,471$105,083$54,075

$38,205

Average Earnings

$38,766

Average Male

$37,073

Average Female

Oneonta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oneonta Language by Age

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Oneonta Language

90.81% of Oneonta residents speak only English, while 9.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.60% of the population.

Oneonta Language

Oneonta Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,03870413.97%
Hispanic504142.78%
Black326133.99%

11.79%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.47%

Male Poverty Rate

12.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oneonta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oneonta is White, with 13.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oneonta is Hispanic, with 2.78% 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 28.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.53%.

Oneonta Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School17.50%
Some College16.78%
Less Than 9th Grade13.42%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Oneonta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed76.60%
Female Unemployed72.00%
Female Employed1.80%
Male Employed1.08%

Oneonta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oneonta Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,669$60,971
Families$64,683$84,462
Married Families$77,776-
Non Families$22,087$24,796
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Income by Household Type

Oneonta Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Oneonta Married by Age and Sex

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Oneonta Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oneonta Marital Status by Race

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Oneonta Marital Status

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361

Number of Veterans

331

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam119
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War107
Korea63
World War II33

Oneonta Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54117
75+112
65 to 74102
55 to 6421
18 to 349

Oneonta Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3507.77%
Black113.40%

Oneonta Veterans by Race

Oneonta Veterans by Education

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13.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oneonta Veterans by Education

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47.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oneonta Employment by Age

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Oneonta Employment by Race

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Oneonta 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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84.58%

Born in Oneonta

96.07%

Native Born

3.93%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

1.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.07% of Oneonta residents were born in the United States, with 84.58% having been born in Alabama. 2.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oneonta Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20216,545-16-0.24%
20206,561-16-0.24%
20196,577-16-0.24%
20186,593-11-0.17%
20176,604140.21%
20166,590590.90%
20156,531-23-0.35%
20146,554-30-0.46%
20136,584-15-0.23%
20126,599-19-0.29%
20116,618330.50%
20106,5851,0091.68%
20005,5767321.42%
19904,844200.04%
19804,8244340.95%
19704,3902540.60%
19604,1361,3343.97%
19502,8020.00%

Oneonta Population by Year