Oneonta, Alabama Population 2024

7,037

Oneonta is a city located in Blount County Alabama. Oneonta has a 2024 population of 7,037. It is also the county seat of Blount County.Oneonta is currently growing at a rate of 0.51% annually and its population has increased by 1.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,937 in 2020.

The average household income in Oneonta is $72,715 with a poverty rate of 21.2%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oneonta is 46.2 years, 43.3 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Oneonta Demographics

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

  • White: 87.78%
  • Other race: 5.37%
  • Black or African American: 3.19%
  • Two or more races: 2.57%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
15.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
446.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.44% (100)
The current population of Oneonta, Alabama is 7,037 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,937.

Oneonta, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,07987.78%
Other race3725.37%
Black or African American2213.19%
Two or more races1782.57%
Asian630.91%
Native American120.17%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
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White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oneonta Population by Race

Oneonta Population Pyramid 2024

Oneonta Median Age

46.2

Total

43.3

Male

46.9

Female

Oneonta Adults

There are 5,396 adults, (1,866 of whom are seniors) in Oneonta.

Oneonta Age Dependency

96.2

Age Dependency Ratio

52.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oneonta Sex Ratio

Female3,42949.52%
Male3,49650.48%

Oneonta Population by Age

Oneonta Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,9862.1655.144.9
Non Family1,2661.0735.664.4
Married1,2382.9879.720.3
Female3583.0430.469.6
Male1242.5378.221.8
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2.91

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oneonta 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

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Oneonta Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,842

Average Earnings

$58,655

Average Male

$44,044

Average Female

Oneonta Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oneonta Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oneonta Language

92.06% of Oneonta residents speak only English, while 7.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.97% of the population.

Oneonta Language

Oneonta Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,26992617.57%
Hispanic90742847.19%
Other35814941.62%
Multiple1703822.35%
Black1141412.28%
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21.2%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.48%

Male Poverty Rate

24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oneonta

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oneonta is Hispanic, with 47.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oneonta is Black, with 12.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.25%.

Oneonta Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.73%
Some College23.92%
High School13.31%
Bachelors or Greater1.38%
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Oneonta Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed4.57%
Female Employed2.62%
Male Unemployed
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Oneonta Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oneonta Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oneonta Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.3%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Oneonta Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Oneonta Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oneonta Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

381

Number of Veterans

381

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Oneonta Veterans by War

count

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Oneonta Veterans by Age

count

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Oneonta Veterans by Race

Oneonta Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oneonta Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

39.5%

Labor Force Participation

36.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Oneonta Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oneonta Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oneonta 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

79.38%

Born in Oneonta

93.96%

Native Born

6.04%

Foreign Born

4.56%

Non Citizen

1.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.96% of Oneonta residents were born in the United States, with 79.38% having been born in Alabama. 4.56% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,217360.5%
20287,181360.5%
20277,145360.51%
20267,109360.51%
20257,073360.51%
20247,037360.51%
20237,001360.52%
20226,965360.52%
20216,929-8-0.12%
20206,9373515.33%
20196,586-15-0.23%
20186,601-11-0.17%
20176,612190.29%
20166,593570.87%
20156,536-23-0.35%
20146,559-28-0.43%
20136,587-15-0.23%
20126,602-16-0.24%
20116,618340.52%
20106,5841,00818.08%
20005,57673215.11%
19904,844200.41%
19804,8244349.89%
19704,3902546.14%
19604,1361,33447.61%
19502,802
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Oneonta Population by Year