Ray, Alabama Population 2024

466

Ray is a city located in Coosa County, Elmore County, and Tallapoosa County Alabama. Ray has a 2024 population of 466. Ray is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 466 in 2020.

The average household income in Ray is $65,546 with a poverty rate of 0%. The median age in Ray is 50.5 years: 60.1 years for males, and 45.4 years for females.

Ray Demographics

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

  • White: 58.15%
  • Black or African American: 41.85%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
  • Two or more races: 0%
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
9.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
49.30/sq mi
The current population of Ray, Alabama is 466 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 466.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White27158.15%
Black or African American19541.85%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%
Two or more races00%

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Ray Population by Race

Ray Population Pyramid 2024

Ray Median Age

50.5

Total

60.1

Male

45.4

Female

Ray Adults

There are 452 adults, (117 of whom are seniors) in Ray.

Ray Age Dependency

39.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

4.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Ray Sex Ratio

Female21445.92%
Male25254.08%

Ray Population by Age

Ray Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1842.5385.314.7
Married872.141000
Non Family561.521000
Female414.7634.165.9
Male0000

2.98

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

85.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Ray Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade257.29%
Associates Degree00%
Bachelors Degree4312.54%
Graduate Degree4312.54%
High School Graduate9026.24%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College14241.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Ray Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Ray Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White27124672
Black727214

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 26.57%.

Ray Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$0$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$48,800$49,100$0
Some College$0$0$0

$48,800

Average Earnings

$49,100

Average Male

$0

Average Female

Ray Earnings by Educational Attainment

Ray Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Ray Language

100% of Ray residents speak only English, while 0% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0% of the population.

Ray Language

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
High School0%
Some College0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Ray Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Ray Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Ray Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$66,429$72,735
Households$58,958$65,546
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families-$49,113

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Ray Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.7%

Male Marriage Rate

41.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Ray Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Ray Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Ray Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Ray Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

52

Number of Veterans

52

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam15
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Ray Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5425
55 to 6419
65 to 748
18 to 340
75+0

Ray Veterans by Age

count

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White5219.19%

Ray Veterans by Race

Ray Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Ray Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

71.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

22.9%

Unemployment Rate

Ray Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Ray Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Ray 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

75.54%

Born in Ray

100%

Native Born

0%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Ray residents were born in the United States, with 75.54% having been born in Alabama. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Ray Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202446600%
202346600%
20224666716.79%
2021399-67-14.38%
202046616655.33%
20193004316.73%
2018257-63-19.69%
2017320-91-22.14%
2016411-69-14.38%
2015480-75-13.51%
20145555711.45%
201349813537.19%
2012363-89-19.69%
201145292.03%
201044300%

Ray Population by Year