Samson, Alabama Population 2024

1,845

Samson is a city located in Geneva County Alabama. Samson has a 2024 population of 1,845. Samson is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -1.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,868 in 2020.

The average household income in Samson is $51,634 with a poverty rate of 35.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Samson is 44.5 years, 39.6 years for males, and 48 years for females.

Samson Demographics

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

  • White: 75.88%
  • Black or African American: 15.47%
  • Two or more races: 6.15%
  • Other race: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
3.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
509.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.23% (-23)
The current population of Samson, Alabama is 1,845 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,868.

Samson, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,14875.88%
Black or African American23415.47%
Two or more races936.15%
Other race301.98%
Native American80.53%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Samson Population by Race

Samson Population Pyramid 2024

Samson Median Age

44.5

Total

39.6

Male

48

Female

Samson Adults

There are 1,190 adults, (294 of whom are seniors) in Samson.

Samson Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

32.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36

Child Dependency Ratio

Samson Sex Ratio

Female76050.23%
Male75349.77%

Samson Population by Age

Samson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6352.3858.141.9
Non Family2651.1554.745.3
Married2413.0563.936.1
Female1013.6152.547.5
Male283.7160.739.3
showing: 5 rows

3.14

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

58.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Samson 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

Samson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Samson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Samson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$27,550

Average Earnings

$33,203

Average Male

$25,395

Average Female

Samson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Samson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Samson Language

95.8% of Samson residents speak only English, while 4.2% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.8% of the population.

Samson Language

Samson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,11833229.7%
Black23412553.42%
Multiple934952.69%
Hispanic893337.08%
Other3030100%
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35.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.86%

Male Poverty Rate

35.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Samson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Samson is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Samson is White, with 29.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.2%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 53.58%.

Samson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College36.3%
High School34.79%
Less Than 9th Grade29.84%
Bachelors or Greater20.72%
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Samson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed86.49%
Female Unemployed37.84%
Female Employed14.94%
Male Employed10.18%
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Samson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Samson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Samson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.9%

Male Marriage Rate

38.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Samson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Samson 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 45-54.

Samson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Samson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

51

Number of Veterans

50

Male Veterans

1

Female Veterans

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Samson Veterans by War

count

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Samson Veterans by Age

count

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Samson Veterans by Race

Samson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Samson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.3%

Employment Rate

12.5%

Unemployment Rate

Samson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Samson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Samson 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

68.8%

Born in Samson

96.43%

Native Born

3.57%

Foreign Born

3.17%

Non Citizen

0.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.43% of Samson residents were born in the United States, with 68.8% having been born in Alabama. 3.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Samson Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,820-5-0.27%
20281,825-5-0.27%
20271,830-5-0.27%
20261,835-5-0.27%
20251,840-5-0.27%
20241,845-5-0.27%
20231,850-5-0.27%
20221,855-5-0.27%
20211,860-8-0.43%
20201,868160.86%
20191,852-6-0.32%
20181,858-16-0.85%
20171,874-14-0.74%
20161,888-16-0.84%
20151,904
20141,904-6-0.31%
20131,910-23-1.19%
20121,93370.36%
20111,926-7-0.36%
20101,933
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Samson Population by Year