Pell City, Alabama Population 2020

13,944

Pell City is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 13,944, it is the 51st largest city in Alabama and the 2431st largest city in the United States. Pell City is currently growing at a rate of 0.53% annually and its population has increased by 9.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,695 in 2010. Spanning over 28 miles, Pell City has a population density of 561 people per square mile.

The average household income in Pell City is $64,022 with a poverty rate of 19.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $794 per month, and the median house value is $171,200. The median age in Pell City is 39.2 years, 36 years for males, and 40.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.4 males.

Pell City Demographics

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

  • White: 85.12%
  • Black or African American: 11.62%
  • Asian: 2.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Other race: 0.31%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Pell City, Alabama is 13,944, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,796.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 12,695.

Pell City, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,57085.12%
Black or African American1,57911.62%
Asian3032.23%
Two or More Races910.67%
Some Other Race420.31%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80.06%

Pell City Population Pyramid 2020

Pell City Median Age

39.2


Total

36


Male

40.8


Female

Pell City Adults

There are 10,753 adults, (2,413 of whom are seniors) in Pell City.

Pell City Age Dependency

63

Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Pell City Sex Ratio

Female

7,176

52.79%

Male

6,417

47.21%

Pell City Households and Families

Pell City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Pell City Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71%29%
All56.2%43.8%
Male48.3%51.7%
Non Family41.7%58.3%
Female36.3%63.7%

56.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,5882.3956.2
Married2,8043.0671
Non Family2,0551.1841.7
Female4933.2136.3
Male2363.1348.3

2.97

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

7.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Pell City Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3223.35%
9th to 12th Grade1,02710.68%
High School Graduate2,84629.59%
Some College2,29323.84%
Associates Degree1,29213.43%
Bachelors Degree1,30713.59%
Graduate Degree5325.53%

Pell City Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2807,2621,666
Black1,04771689
Asian17817821
Multiple Races636363
Hispanic4343
Other Race2525
Islander88

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 multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,375$52,675$25,929
Less Than High School$15,564$20,378$15,053
High School Grad$30,245$41,375$23,198
Some College$34,795$53,328$23,659
Bachelors Degree$57,708$80,179$43,681
Graduate Degree$69,453$85,096$49,813

$37,375

Average Earnings

$52,675

Average Male

$25,929

Average Female

Pell City Language

Pell City Language by Age

Pell City Language

96.44% of Pell City residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.61% of the population.

Pell City Poverty

Pell City Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,3832,09218.38%
Black1,52838725.33%
Asian30317457.43%
Hispanic1031918.45%
Other361952.78%

19.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.31%

Male Poverty Rate

23.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pell City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Pell City is Asian, with 57.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pell City is White, with 18.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.51%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School42.53%
High School17.59%
Some College12.88%
Bachelors or Greater3.93%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed56.62%
Female Unemployed49.00%
Female Employed14.50%
Male Employed5.72%

Pell City Income

Pell City Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,921$64,022
Families$60,689$77,324
Married Families$73,895-
Non Families$35,114$38,717

Pell City Marital Status

Pell City Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Pell City Married by Age and Sex

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

Pell City Veterans

840

Number of Veterans

738

Male Veterans

102

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam216
Second Gulf War188
First Gulf War181
World War II59
Korea52
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54309
75+271
65 to 74136
55 to 6498
18 to 3426
Name Veterans % of Total
White6947.51%
Black13211.12%
Hawaiian8100.00%
Hispanic613.95%
Other624.00%

$Pell City Veterans by Education

9.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pell City Employment Status

60.7%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Pell City Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

73.97%

Born in Alabama

97.72%

Native Born

2.28%

Foreign Born

1.77%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.72% of Pell City residents were born in the United States, with 73.97% having been born in Alabama. 1.77% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202013,944740.53%
201913,870740.54%
201813,7961010.74%
201713,695740.54%
201613,6211441.07%
201513,477750.56%
201413,4021791.35%
201313,2231711.31%
201213,0522311.80%
201112,821920.72%
201012,7293,1642.90%
20009,5651,4471.65%
19908,1181,5022.07%
19806,6161,2352.09%
19705,3811,2162.59%
19604,1650.00%