Semmes, Alabama Population 2021

5,810
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Semmes is a city located in Mobile County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,810, it is the 95th largest city in Alabama and the 4365th largest city in the United States . Semmes is currently growing at a rate of 1.89% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Semmes reached it's highest population of 5,810 in 2021. Spanning over 12 miles, Semmes has a population density of 476 people per square mile.

The average household income in Semmes is $54,247 with a poverty rate of 14.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $150,400. The median age in Semmes is 50.1 years, 48.9 years for males, and 51.6 years for females.

Semmes Demographics

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

  • White: 82.91%
  • Black or African American: 11.56%
  • Two or more races: 4.92%
  • Native American: 0.61%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Semmes, Alabama is 5,810 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,486.

Semmes, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,38182.91%
Black or African American61111.56%
Two or More Races2604.92%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.61%
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Semmes Population by Race

Semmes Population Pyramid $2021

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Semmes Median Age

50.1


Total

48.9


Male

51.6


Female

Semmes Adults

There are 4,369 adults, (1,433 of whom are seniors) in Semmes.

Semmes Age Dependency

80

Age Dependency Ratio

48.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Semmes Sex Ratio

Female

2,826

53.48%

Male

2,458

46.52%

Semmes Population by Age

Semmes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Semmes Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married91.8%8.2%
All79.2%20.8%
Female74.2%25.8%
Non Family61.7%38.3%

79.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Semmes Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2432.3579.2
Married1,1783.0591.8
Non Family7971.0361.7
Female2483.2174.2
Male202.55100

2.99

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Semmes Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1694.17%
9th to 12th Grade57214.10%
High School Graduate1,74743.06%
Some College73017.99%
Associates Degree2746.75%
Bachelors Degree2987.35%
Graduate Degree2676.58%
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Semmes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Semmes Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,3472,664272
Black515512219
2+ Races1056355
Hispanic5858
Native American321919

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 59.38%.

Semmes Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,905$46,661$24,690
Less Than 9th Grade$17,326$$16,389
High School Graduate$31,068$45,329$20,815
Some College$31,893$41,316$26,928
Bachelors Degree$$106,477$24,167
Graduate Degree$46,447$$39,028

$31,905

Average Earnings

$46,661

Average Male

$24,690

Average Female

Semmes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Semmes Language by Age

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Semmes Language

98.13% of Semmes residents speak only English, while 1.87% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.56% of the population.

Semmes Language

Semmes Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,23248911.55%
Multiple21313362.44%
Hispanic16710663.47%
Black611345.56%
Native321340.63%

14.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.22%

Male Poverty Rate

17.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Semmes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Semmes is Hispanic, with 63.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Semmes is Black, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.57%.

Semmes Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.40%
High School16.94%
Some College4.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Semmes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed19.23%
Female Employed7.92%
Male Employed2.60%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Semmes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Semmes Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,234$54,247
Families$56,625$69,755
Married Families$57,632-
Non Families$18,732$25,909
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Income by Household Type

Semmes Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Semmes Married by Age and Sex

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Semmes 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 35-44.

Semmes Marital Status by Race

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Semmes Marital Status

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442

Number of Veterans

442

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam223
Korea108
First Gulf War41
Second Gulf War19
World War II

Semmes Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74193
75+125
55 to 6483
35 to 5441
18 to 34

Semmes Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White39010.76%
2+ Races3319.08%
Native American1959.38%

Semmes Veterans by Race

Semmes Veterans by Education

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5.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Semmes Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

42.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Semmes Employment by Age

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Semmes Employment by Race

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Semmes 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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76.68%

Born in Semmes

98.64%

Native Born

1.36%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

0.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.64% of Semmes residents were born in the United States, with 76.68% having been born in Alabama. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Semmes Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,8101081.89%
20205,7021081.93%
20195,5941081.97%
20185,4861703.20%
20175,3161993.89%
20165,1171994.05%
20154,9181984.19%
20144,7201162.52%
20134,6041683.79%
20124,436250.57%
20114,411200.46%
20104,3910.00%

Semmes Population by Year