Prichard, Alabama Population 2020

20,993

Prichard is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 20,993, it is the 30th largest city in Alabama and the 1780th largest city in the United States. Prichard is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -7.35% 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 830 people per square mile.

The average household income in Prichard is $37,832 with a poverty rate of 35.22%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $755 per month, and the median house value is $68,000. The median age in Prichard is 34.7 years, 29.7 years for males, and 39.1 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.7 males.

Prichard Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 88.90%
  • White: 9.66%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.46%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Other race: 0.11%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Prichard, Alabama is 20,993, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 21,531.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 22,659.

Prichard, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American19,49388.90%
White2,1199.66%
Two or More Races1240.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native1000.46%
Asian670.31%
Some Other Race240.11%

Prichard Population Pyramid 2020

Prichard Median Age

34.7


Total

29.7


Male

39.1


Female

Prichard Adults

There are 16,195 adults, (3,648 of whom are seniors) in Prichard.

Prichard Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Prichard Sex Ratio

Female

11,620

52.99%

Male

10,307

47.01%

Prichard Households and Families

Prichard Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Prichard Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All57.2%42.8%
Non Family55.9%44.1%
Male55.5%44.5%
Female39.9%60.1%

57.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,5742.7957.2
Non Family2,6241.0955.9
Female2,4554.0539.9
Married1,8863.3282
Male6093.3755.5

3.51

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

2.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Prichard Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7505.55%
9th to 12th Grade1,91714.19%
High School Graduate5,45640.38%
Some College3,05022.58%
Associates Degree1,0077.45%
Bachelors Degree9166.78%
Graduate Degree4143.06%

Prichard Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black12,0749,8461,216
White1,281862106
Multiple Races80714
Native American4534
Hispanic3636
Asian30304

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 13.33%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,472$29,681$23,245
Less Than High School$22,095$26,350$21,563
High School Grad$26,257$31,290$22,328
Some College$24,320$27,160$23,082
Bachelors Degree$31,053$42,230$23,125
Graduate Degree$39,792$$42,250

$25,472

Average Earnings

$29,681

Average Male

$23,245

Average Female

Prichard Language

Prichard Language by Age

Prichard Language

99.07% of Prichard residents speak only English, while 0.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.61% of the population.

Prichard Poverty

Prichard Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black19,0346,83535.91%
White1,60741125.58%
Hispanic172172100.00%
Native1006666.00%
Asian362261.11%
Multiple951717.89%

35.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.57%

Male Poverty Rate

36.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Prichard

The race most likely to be in poverty in Prichard is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Prichard is Multiple, with 17.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.93%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School35.49%
High School30.27%
Some College25.01%
Bachelors or Greater12.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed48.15%
Female Unemployed38.04%
Female Employed18.53%
Male Employed9.71%

Prichard Income

Prichard Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$26,291$37,832
Families$31,808$45,257
Married Families$52,108-
Non Families$14,950$21,615

Prichard Marital Status

Prichard Marital Status

Marriage Rates

25.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.1%

Male Marriage Rate

23.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Prichard Married by Age and Sex

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

Prichard Veterans

1,273

Number of Veterans

1,155

Male Veterans

118

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam569
Second Gulf War170
First Gulf War117
World War II95
Korea88

$Prichard Veterans by Education

10.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Prichard Employment Status

43%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

13.7%

Unemployment Rate

Prichard 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

88.07%

Born in Alabama

99.60%

Native Born

0.40%

Foreign Born

0.20%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.60% of Prichard residents were born in the United States, with 88.07% having been born in Alabama. 0.20% 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
202020,993-269-1.27%
201921,262-269-1.25%
201821,531-186-0.86%
201721,717-269-1.22%
201621,986-193-0.87%
201522,179-91-0.41%
201422,270-59-0.26%
201322,329-45-0.20%
201222,374-100-0.44%
201122,474-97-0.43%
201022,571-6,062-2.35%
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%