Samson, Alabama Population 2022

1,860
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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.

Samson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Samsonwas:

  • White: 71.08%
  • Black or African American: 14.55%
  • Two or more races: 8.61%
  • Other race: 3.47%
  • Native American: 2.29%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Samson, Alabama is 1,860 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,874.

Samson, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,14871.08%
Black or African American23514.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native372.29%
Some Other Race563.47%
Two or More Races1398.61%
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Samson Population by Race

Samson Population Pyramid 2022

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Samson Median Age

43.6


Total

39.4


Male

47.3


Female

Samson Adults

There are 1,188 adults, (350 of whom are seniors) in Samson.

Samson Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

41.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51

Child Dependency Ratio

Samson Sex Ratio

Female

923

57.15%

Male

692

42.85%

Samson Population by Age

Samson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Samson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male81.5%18.5%
Married80%20%
All61.9%38.1%
Non Family55.3%44.7%
Female37.4%62.6%

61.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Samson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7202.2461.9
Married2602.8480
Male272.7881.5
Female1313.637.4
Non Family3021.0955.3

2.99

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Samson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade12811.64%
9th to 12th Grade17816.18%
High School Graduate38334.82%
Some College20018.18%
Associates Degree898.09%
Bachelors Degree817.36%
Graduate Degree413.73%
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Samson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Samson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American222
White844654108
Black21112912
Other Race179
Hispanic179
2+ Races26

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%.

Samson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,473$34,000$20,296
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$20,718$24,063$20,132
Some College$35,625$58,214$24,375
Bachelors Degree$34,375$$28,750
Graduate Degree$58,889$$59,167

$22,473

Average Earnings

$34,000

Average Male

$20,296

Average Female

Samson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Samson Language by Age

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Samson Language

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.

Samson Language

Samson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,12536132.09%
Black2356929.36%
Other16NaN%
Multiple13913496.40%
Hispanic793544.30%

37.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.09%

Male Poverty Rate

40.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Samson

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%.

Samson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.69%
High School27.15%
Some College25.26%
Bachelors or Greater12.30%

Samson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed8.60%
Male Unemployed92.59%
Female Employed25.15%
Female Unemployed30.23%

Samson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Samson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,667$40,588
Families$40,000$55,511
Married Families$56,500-
Non Families$12,857$19,087
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Income by Household Type

Samson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

36.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Samson Married by Age and Sex

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Samson Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Samson Marital Status by Race

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Samson Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War20
Vietnam53
Korea
World War II

Samson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5413
55 to 646
65 to 7445
75+16

Samson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White677.30%
Black135.96%

Samson Veterans by Race

Samson Veterans by Education

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6.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Samson Veterans by Education

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51.7%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Samson Employment by Age

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Samson Employment by Race

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Samson Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.04%

Born in Samson

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

1.05%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Samson Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,9400.00%
20111,933-7-0.36%
20121,926-7-0.36%
20131,919-7-0.36%
20141,912-7-0.36%
20151,905-7-0.37%
20161,898-7-0.37%
20171,891-7-0.37%
20181,884-7-0.37%
20191,877-7-0.37%
20201,874-3-0.16%
20211,867-7-0.37%
20221,860-7-0.37%

Samson Population by Year