Samson, Alabama Population 2021

1,834
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Samson is a city located in Geneva County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,834, it is the 197th largest city in Alabama and the 7949th largest city in the United States . Samson is currently declining at a rate of -0.54% annually and its population has decreased by -5.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,940 in 2010. Samson reached it's highest population of 1,942 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Samson has a population density of 507 people per square mile.

The average household income in Samson is $39,134 with a poverty rate of 34.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $456 per month, and the median house value is $60,100. 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 Samson was:

  • White: 76.10%
  • Black or African American: 12.10%
  • Two or more races: 7.53%
  • Other race: 3.38%
  • Native American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Samson, Alabama is 1,834 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,864.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,940.

Samson, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,28376.10%
Black or African American20412.10%
Two or More Races1277.53%
Some Other Race573.38%
American Indian and Alaska Native150.89%
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Samson Population by Race

Samson Population Pyramid $2021

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Samson Median Age

43.1


Total

37.5


Male

46.7


Female

Samson Adults

There are 1,239 adults, (337 of whom are seniors) in Samson.

Samson Age Dependency

86.9

Age Dependency Ratio

37.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Samson Sex Ratio

Female

950

56.35%

Male

736

43.65%

Samson Population by Age

Samson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Samson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male85.4%14.6%
Married79%21%
All60.2%39.8%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Female34.7%65.3%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Samson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7632.2160.2
Non Family3291.1554.7
Married2432.9179
Female1503.2134.7
Male412.8585.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Samson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1029.06%
9th to 12th Grade19917.67%
High School Graduate36632.50%
Some College25622.74%
Associates Degree857.55%
Bachelors Degree756.66%
Graduate Degree433.82%
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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
White933732108
Black150799
Hispanic2211
2+ Races202
Other Race1911
Native American111

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$27,500$32,500$23,281
Less Than 9th Grade$16,842$16,579$
High School Graduate$21,121$24,844$19,485
Some College$37,292$43,977$27,045
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$29,375
Graduate Degree$55,781$37,917$56,563

$27,500

Average Earnings

$32,500

Average Male

$23,281

Average Female

Samson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Samson Language by Age

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Samson Language

94.25% of Samson residents speak only English, while 5.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.56% of the population.

Samson Language

Samson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,23536029.15%
Black2049245.10%
Multiple1279171.65%
Hispanic932931.18%

34.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.85%

Male Poverty Rate

36.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Samson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Samson is Multiple, with 71.65% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Samson is White, with 29.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.38%.

Samson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade46.18%
High School29.23%
Some College17.60%
Bachelors or Greater7.63%

Samson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed74.55%
Female Unemployed34.69%
Female Employed21.69%
Male Employed7.63%

Samson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Samson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$25,250$39,134
Families$37,692$52,887
Married Families$49,861-
Non Families$15,721$20,521
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Income by Household Type

Samson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

40.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.4%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

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 45-54, 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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89

Number of Veterans

84

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam40
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War15
Korea3
World War II

Samson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7430
75+29
35 to 5424
55 to 646
18 to 34

Samson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White828.14%
Black73.72%

Samson Veterans by Race

Samson Veterans by Education

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8.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Samson Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

16%

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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77.76%

Born in Samson

98.87%

Native Born

1.13%

Foreign Born

1.13%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.87% of Samson residents were born in the United States, with 77.76% having been born in Alabama. 1.13% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,834-10-0.54%
20201,844-10-0.54%
20191,854-10-0.54%
20181,864-12-0.64%
20171,876-17-0.90%
20161,893-18-0.94%
20151,91120.10%
20141,909-9-0.47%
20131,918-23-1.18%
20121,94160.31%
20111,935-7-0.36%
20101,9420.00%

Samson Population by Year