Samson is a city located in Geneva County Alabama. Samson has a 2020 population of 1,860. Samson is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -0.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,874 in 2010.
The average household income in Samson is $39,134 with a poverty rate of 37.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $538 per month, and the median house value is $64,900. The median age in Samson is 43.1 years, 37.5 years for males, and 46.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Samsonwas:
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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
95.20% of Samson residents speak only English, while 4.80% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.54% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Samson is White, with 32.09% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Samson is Hispanic, with 44.30% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.77%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Samson
98.95% of Samson residents were born in the United States, with 76.04% having been born in Alabama. 1.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.