Pell City, Alabama Population 2022

12,987
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Pell City is a city located in St. Clair County Alabama. Pell City has a 2020 population of 12,987. Pell City is currently growing at a rate of 0.19% annually and its population has increased by 0.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,939 in 2010.

The average household income in Pell City is $70,047 with a poverty rate of 11.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $930 per month, and the median house value is $188,000. 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 Citywas:

  • White: 85.69%
  • Black or African American: 10.38%
  • Asian: 2.07%
  • Two or more races: 1.09%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Pell City, Alabama is 12,987 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,939.

Pell City, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,06685.69%
Black or African American1,46210.38%
Asian2922.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander180.13%
Some Other Race890.63%
Two or More Races1541.09%
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Pell City Population by Race

Pell City Population Pyramid 2022

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Pell City Median Age

40.3


Total

39.1


Male

41


Female

Pell City Adults

There are 11,124 adults, (2,539 of whom are seniors) in Pell City.

Pell City Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Pell City Sex Ratio

Female

7,268

51.62%

Male

6,813

48.38%

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
Married72.5%27.5%
All62%38%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Female45.3%54.7%
Male25%75%

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pell City Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,9292.3362
Married3,0292.9672.5
Male2802.9525
Female4793.4545.3
Non Family2,1411.1255.9

2.94

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 Grade4564.56%
9th to 12th Grade8178.17%
High School Graduate2,88228.83%
Some College2,44024.41%
Associates Degree1,28712.87%
Bachelors Degree1,57715.77%
Graduate Degree5385.38%
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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
2+ Races535244
Asian20020065
White8,7457,6961,921
Black89371985
Islander1818
Hispanic8839
Other Race49

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 83.02%.

Pell City Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,211$56,758$32,454
Less Than 9th Grade$15,431$17,201$
High School Graduate$34,216$42,021$28,851
Some College$46,370$59,828$34,621
Bachelors Degree$57,450$80,889$42,065
Graduate Degree$56,707$70,671$33,237

$42,211

Average Earnings

$56,758

Average Male

$32,454

Average Female

Pell City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pell City Language by Age

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Pell City Language

97.19% of Pell City residents speak only English, while 2.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Pell City Language

Pell City Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1543220.78%
Black1,40728620.33%
White11,8801,27910.77%
OtherNaN%

11.50%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.06%

Male Poverty Rate

15.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pell City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pell City is Multiple, with 20.78% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.46%.

Pell City Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.23%
High School8.92%
Some College5.22%
Bachelors or Greater4.75%

Pell City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.35%
Male Unemployed11.46%
Female Employed4.90%
Female Unemployed48.56%

Pell City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pell City Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,536$73,643
Families$71,019$87,677
Married Families$94,299-
Non Families$39,541$46,961
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Income by Household Type

Pell City Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.2%

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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1,214

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War309
First Gulf War208
Vietnam275
Korea272
World War II41

Pell City Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34155
35 to 54342
55 to 6480
65 to 74195
75+442

Pell City Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,04810.77%
Black14815.16%
Islander18100.00%

Pell City Veterans by Race

Pell City Veterans by Education

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4.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pell City Veterans by Education

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63%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

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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73.95%

Born in Pell City

97.64%

Native Born

2.36%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.64% of Pell City residents were born in the United States, with 73.95% having been born in Alabama. 0.63% 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

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19604,1650.00%
19705,3811,2162.59%
19806,6161,2352.09%
19908,1181,5022.07%
20009,5651,4471.65%
201012,6953,1302.87%
201112,719240.19%
201212,743240.19%
201312,767240.19%
201412,791240.19%
201512,815240.19%
201612,839240.19%
201712,863240.19%
201812,887240.19%
201912,911240.19%
202012,939280.22%
202112,963240.19%
202212,987240.19%

Pell City Population by Year