Pelham is a city located in Shelby County Alabama. Pelham has a 2020 population of 24,912. Pelham is currently growing at a rate of 1.21% annually and its population has increased by 2.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,318 in 2010.
The average household income in Pelham is $99,468 with a poverty rate of 5.42%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,159 per month, and the median house value is $198,500. The median age in Pelham is 40.5 years, 40.1 years for males, and 40.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Pelhamwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 98.51%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 83.52%.
86.70% of Pelham residents speak only English, while 13.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.25% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Pelham is Hispanic, with 15.97% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Pelham is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.76%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.04%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Pelham
92.81% of Pelham residents were born in the United States, with 61.57% having been born in Alabama. 5.94% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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