Prichard, Alabama Population 2024

18,508

Prichard is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. Prichard has a 2024 population of 18,508. Prichard is currently declining at a rate of -0.97% annually and its population has decreased by -3.86% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 19,252 in 2020.

The average household income in Prichard is $44,699 with a poverty rate of 31.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Prichard is 37 years, 36.6 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Prichard Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 90.07%
  • White: 8.9%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Two or more races: 0.32%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
25.3 sq mi
Density (mi²)
731.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.86% (-744)
The current population of Prichard, Alabama is 18,508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 19,252.

Prichard, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American17,43290.07%
White1,7228.9%
Other race840.43%
Two or more races610.32%
Native American540.28%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Prichard Population by Race

Prichard Population Pyramid 2024

Prichard Median Age

37

Total

36.6

Male

37.6

Female

Prichard Adults

There are 14,206 adults, (3,266 of whom are seniors) in Prichard.

Prichard Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Prichard Sex Ratio

Female10,60054.77%
Male8,75345.23%

Prichard Population by Age

Prichard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6,7472.7556.143.9
Non Family2,6501.0857.642.4
Female1,9494.2147.352.7
Married1,8393.5360.239.8
Male3093.0973.126.9
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3.69

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Prichard Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Prichard Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Prichard Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.45%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.28%.

Prichard Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,085

Average Earnings

$33,581

Average Male

$29,113

Average Female

Prichard Earnings by Educational Attainment

Prichard Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Prichard Language

99.37% of Prichard residents speak only English, while 0.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Prichard Language

Prichard Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black17,1795,68933.12%
White1,21314111.62%
Hispanic1944523.2%
Multiple372054.05%
Native351851.43%
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31.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.42%

Male Poverty Rate

35.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prichard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prichard is Multiple, with 54.05% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prichard is White, with 11.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.48%.

Prichard Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.46%
High School27.93%
Some College19.99%
Bachelors or Greater16.67%
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Prichard Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed69.96%
Male Unemployed68.05%
Female Employed14.97%
Male Employed8.02%
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Prichard Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Prichard Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Prichard Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

26.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Prichard Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Prichard Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Prichard Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

970

Number of Veterans

941

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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Prichard Veterans by War

count

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Prichard Veterans by Age

count

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Prichard Veterans by Race

Prichard Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prichard Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.1%

Labor Force Participation

41.1%

Employment Rate

10.5%

Unemployment Rate

Prichard Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Prichard Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Prichard Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

91.24%

Born in Prichard

99.96%

Native Born

0.04%

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

0.04%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.96% of Prichard residents were born in the United States, with 91.24% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Prichard Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202917,603-181-1.02%
202817,784-181-1.01%
202717,965-181-1%
202618,146-181-0.99%
202518,327-181-0.98%
202418,508-181-0.97%
202318,689-181-0.96%
202218,870-181-0.95%
202119,051-201-1.04%
202019,252-2,192-10.22%
201921,444-153-0.71%
201821,597-145-0.67%
201721,742-263-1.2%
201622,005-193-0.87%
201522,198-89-0.4%
201422,287-54-0.24%
201322,341-43-0.19%
201222,384-98-0.44%
201122,482-89-0.39%
201022,571-6,062-21.17%
200028,633-5,678-16.55%
199034,311-5,230-13.23%
198039,541-2,037-4.9%
197041,578-5,793-12.23%
196047,37128,357149.14%
195019,01412,930212.52%
19406,0841,50432.84%
19304,580
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Prichard Population by Year