Prichard, Alabama Population 2021

21,136
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Prichard is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 21,136, it is the 29th largest city in Alabama and the 1772nd largest city in the United States . Prichard is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -6.72% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 22,659 in 2010. Prichard reached it's highest population of 47,371 in 1960. Spanning over 26 miles, Prichard has a population density of 835 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prichard is $40,255 with a poverty rate of 31.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $717 per month, and the median house value is $66,100. The median age in Prichard is 35.2 years, 29.8 years for males, and 40.5 years for females.

Prichard Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 89.67%
  • White: 9.07%
  • Native American: 0.58%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.27%
  • Other race: 0.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Prichard, Alabama is 21,136 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,574.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,659.

Prichard, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American19,52389.67%
White1,9759.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native1270.58%
Two or More Races690.32%
Asian580.27%
Some Other Race210.10%
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Prichard Population by Race

Prichard Population Pyramid $2021

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Prichard Median Age

35.2


Total

29.8


Male

40.5


Female

Prichard Adults

There are 15,899 adults, (3,780 of whom are seniors) in Prichard.

Prichard Age Dependency

79.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Prichard Sex Ratio

Female

11,365

52.20%

Male

10,408

47.80%

Prichard Population by Age

Prichard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Prichard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.2%19.8%
All58.4%41.6%
Non Family57.4%42.6%
Male48.5%51.5%
Female42.9%57.1%

58.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Prichard Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3232.8658.4
Non Family2,6401.0857.4
Female2,2554.1842.9
Married1,9543.6180.2
Male4743.5148.5

3.7

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

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Prichard Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7695.63%
9th to 12th Grade1,90113.91%
High School Graduate5,55240.61%
Some College3,11322.77%
Associates Degree1,0807.90%
Bachelors Degree8616.30%
Graduate Degree3952.89%
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Prichard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prichard Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black12,21010,0841,162
White1,30777682
Native American7463
Hispanic7272
Asian31318
2+ Races24224

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 asian people with a rate of 25.81%.

Prichard Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,838$31,063$23,192
Less Than 9th Grade$21,870$25,036$21,336
High School Graduate$27,747$32,023$21,043
Some College$24,858$29,375$22,813
Bachelors Degree$36,321$55,588$30,188
Graduate Degree$42,863$$42,560

$26,838

Average Earnings

$31,063

Average Male

$23,192

Average Female

Prichard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prichard Language by Age

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Prichard Language

99.15% of Prichard residents speak only English, while 0.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Prichard Language

Prichard Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,1126,14332.14%
White1,42628019.64%
Hispanic22319888.79%
Native1276450.39%
Asian433069.77%
Multiple391641.03%

31.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.87%

Male Poverty Rate

31.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prichard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prichard is Hispanic, with 88.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prichard is White, with 19.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.24%.

Prichard Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School29.75%
Less Than 9th Grade29.50%
Some College21.24%
Bachelors or Greater13.00%

Prichard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed55.04%
Female Unemployed32.87%
Female Employed17.89%
Male Employed8.57%

Prichard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prichard Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$29,009$40,255
Families$35,926$48,165
Married Families$51,269-
Non Families$15,856$23,053
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Income by Household Type

Prichard Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.2%

Male Marriage Rate

26.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Prichard Married by Age and Sex

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Prichard 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.

Prichard Marital Status by Race

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Prichard Marital Status

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1,183

Number of Veterans

1,065

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam482
Second Gulf War171
First Gulf War105
Korea68
World War II41

Prichard Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74333
55 to 64268
35 to 54245
75+204
18 to 34133

Prichard Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black9967.18%
White1709.51%
Hispanic2514.12%
Native American1716.04%

Prichard Veterans by Race

Prichard Veterans by Education

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12.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prichard Veterans by Education

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46.2%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Prichard Employment by Age

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Prichard Employment by Race

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Prichard 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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88.66%

Born in Prichard

99.64%

Native Born

0.36%

Foreign Born

0.24%

Non Citizen

0.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.64% of Prichard residents were born in the United States, with 88.66% having been born in Alabama. 0.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Prichard Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202121,136-146-0.69%
202021,282-146-0.68%
201921,428-146-0.68%
201821,574-156-0.72%
201721,730-261-1.19%
201621,991-194-0.87%
201522,185-94-0.42%
201422,279-54-0.24%
201322,333-44-0.20%
201222,377-101-0.45%
201122,478-90-0.40%
201022,568-6,065-2.35%
200028,633-5,678-1.79%
199034,311-5,230-1.41%
198039,541-2,037-0.50%
197041,578-5,793-1.30%
196047,37128,3579.56%
195019,01412,93012.07%
19406,0841,5042.88%
19304,5800.00%

Prichard Population by Year