Powell, Alabama Population 2021

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Powell is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 967, it is the 259th largest city in Alabama and the 10439th largest city in the United States . Powell is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 955 in 2010. Powell reached it's highest population of 967 in 2017. Spanning over 5 miles, Powell has a population density of 195 people per square mile.

The average household income in Powell is $62,637 with a poverty rate of 31.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $602 per month, and the median house value is $95,000. The median age in Powell is 41.8 years, 42.6 years for males, and 39.3 years for females.

Powell Demographics

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

  • White: 90.09%
  • Two or more races: 5.15%
  • Black or African American: 3.73%
  • Native American: 0.79%
  • Asian: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Powell, Alabama is 967 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 967.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 955.

Powell, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,13690.09%
Two or More Races655.15%
Black or African American473.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.79%
Asian30.24%
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Powell Population by Race

Powell Population Pyramid $2021

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Powell Median Age

41.8


Total

42.6


Male

39.3


Female

Powell Adults

There are 1,014 adults, (186 of whom are seniors) in Powell.

Powell Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

22.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Powell Sex Ratio

Female

563

44.65%

Male

698

55.35%

Powell Population by Age

Powell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Powell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.5%22.5%
All54.6%45.4%
Non Family47.4%52.6%
Female27.5%72.5%
Male8.3%91.7%

54.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Powell Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3593.0354.6
Married1783.277.5
Non Family761.3847.4
Female693.6127.5
Male364.58.3

3.34

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Powell Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade13514.82%
9th to 12th Grade18620.42%
High School Graduate30032.93%
Some College15717.23%
Associates Degree758.23%
Bachelors Degree333.62%
Graduate Degree252.74%
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Powell Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Powell Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White80054255
Black478
2+ Races4627
Native American1010
Hispanic5
Asian333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Powell Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,924$28,672$22,292
Less Than 9th Grade$25,000$26,806$
High School Graduate$25,179$24,688$25,357
Some College$25,104$31,023$20,833
Bachelors Degree$43,571$60,833$43,214
Graduate Degree$37,500$$

$25,924

Average Earnings

$28,672

Average Male

$22,292

Average Female

Powell Earnings by Educational Attainment

Powell Language by Age

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Powell Language

99.08% of Powell residents speak only English, while 0.92% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Powell Language

Powell Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,12636132.06%
Black472553.19%
Native10440.00%

31.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

37.25%

Male Poverty Rate

23.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Powell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Powell is Black, with 53.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Powell is White, with 32.06% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.55%.

Powell Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.24%
High School20.67%
Some College12.07%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Powell Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.33%
Male Employed17.79%
Female Employed14.35%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Powell Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Powell Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,063$62,637
Families$45,875$57,978
Married Families$53,056-
Non Families$21,786$72,757
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Income by Household Type

Powell Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.0%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Powell Married by Age and Sex

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Powell 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 55-64.

Powell Marital Status by Race

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Powell Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War20
Vietnam19
Second Gulf War6
Korea2
World War II

Powell Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5422
55 to 6412
65 to 748
18 to 346
75+5

Powell Veterans by Age

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Powell Veterans by Race

Powell Veterans by Education

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3.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Powell Veterans by Education

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48.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Powell Employment by Age

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Powell Employment by Race

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Powell 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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77.80%

Born in Powell

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Powell residents were born in the United States, with 77.80% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Powell Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219670.00%
20209670.00%
20199670.00%
20189670.00%
201796730.31%
201696410.10%
201596310.10%
201496220.21%
2013960-1-0.10%
2012961-5-0.52%
2011966101.05%
20109560.00%

Powell Population by Year