Pell City, Alabama Population 2021

14,431
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Pell City is a city located in St. Clair County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,431, it is the 47th largest city in Alabama and the 2374th largest city in the United States . Pell City is currently growing at a rate of 1.36% annually and its population has increased by 13.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,695 in 2010. Pell City reached it's highest population of 14,431 in 2021. Spanning over 28 miles, Pell City has a population density of 580 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pell City is $70,047 with a poverty rate of 14.18%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $858 per month, and the median house value is $183,800. The median age in Pell City is 39.8 years, 38.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Pell City Demographics

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

  • White: 86.08%
  • Black or African American: 10.68%
  • Asian: 2.00%
  • Two or more races: 1.02%
  • Other race: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Pell City, Alabama is 14,431 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,852.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,695.

Pell City, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,86386.08%
Black or African American1,47210.68%
Asian2752.00%
Two or More Races1401.02%
Some Other Race200.15%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110.08%
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Pell City Population by Race

Pell City Population Pyramid $2021

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Pell City Median Age

39.8


Total

38.8


Male

40.5


Female

Pell City Adults

There are 10,900 adults, (2,619 of whom are seniors) in Pell City.

Pell City Age Dependency

66.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Pell City Sex Ratio

Female

7,402

53.71%

Male

6,379

46.29%

Pell City Population by Age

Pell City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pell City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All58.5%41.5%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female43.5%56.5%
Male36.5%63.5%

58.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pell City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8012.3358.5
Married2,8942.9671
Non Family2,1031.1747.9
Female5333.2243.5
Male2712.8936.5

2.92

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Pell City Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4214.30%
9th to 12th Grade1,07610.99%
High School Graduate2,75728.17%
Some College2,35424.05%
Associates Degree1,36413.94%
Bachelors Degree1,32713.56%
Graduate Degree4895.00%
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Pell City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pell City Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,4967,2011,658
Black99178948
Asian19319354
2+ Races565656
Hispanic4141
Islander1111

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Pell City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,209$56,297$31,113
Less Than 9th Grade$15,838$20,565$15,000
High School Graduate$35,213$50,505$27,500
Some College$40,593$54,281$31,111
Bachelors Degree$56,979$79,310$47,759
Graduate Degree$67,614$94,769$

$41,209

Average Earnings

$56,297

Average Male

$31,113

Average Female

Pell City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pell City Language by Age

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Pell City Language

97.63% of Pell City residents speak only English, while 2.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Pell City Language

Pell City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,6411,65814.24%
Black1,41926818.89%

14.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.25%

Male Poverty Rate

16.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pell City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pell City is Black, with 18.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pell City is White, with 14.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.25%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.47%.

Pell City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.97%
High School9.32%
Some College6.56%
Bachelors or Greater3.15%

Pell City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed37.67%
Male Unemployed23.53%
Female Employed7.24%
Male Employed1.83%

Pell City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pell City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,674$70,047
Families$64,000$82,948
Married Families$89,286-
Non Families$40,074$45,443
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Income by Household Type

Pell City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

47.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Pell City Married by Age and Sex

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Pell City 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 45-54.

Pell City Marital Status by Race

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Pell City Marital Status

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930

Number of Veterans

847

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam258
First Gulf War204
Second Gulf War167
World War II73
Korea61

Pell City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+316
35 to 54275
65 to 74169
55 to 64123
18 to 3447

Pell City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7948.30%
Black12512.09%
Islander11100.00%

Pell City Veterans by Race

Pell City Veterans by Education

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8.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pell City Veterans by Education

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59.9%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Pell City Employment by Age

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Pell City Employment by Race

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Pell City 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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75.65%

Born in Pell City

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

0.38%

Non Citizen

1.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Pell City residents were born in the United States, with 75.65% having been born in Alabama. 0.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Pell City Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,4311931.36%
202014,2381931.37%
201914,0451931.39%
201813,8521000.73%
201713,752690.50%
201613,6831421.05%
201513,541740.55%
201413,4671811.36%
201313,2861701.30%
201213,1162311.79%
201112,8851200.94%
201012,7653,2002.93%
20009,5651,4471.65%
19908,1181,5022.07%
19806,6161,2352.09%
19705,3811,2162.59%
19604,1650.00%

Pell City Population by Year