Semmes, Alabama Population 2020

5,656

Semmes is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,656, it is the 97th largest city in Alabama and the 4431st largest city in the United States. Semmes is currently growing at a rate of 3.68% annually and its population has increased by since the most recent census, which recorded a population of in 2010. Spanning over 12 miles, Semmes has a population density of 463 people per square mile.

The average household income in Semmes is $57,330 with a poverty rate of 10.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $734 per month, and the median house value is $131,100. The median age in Semmes is 47.2 years, 44 years for males, and 51.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.6 males.

Semmes Demographics

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

  • White: 77.74%
  • Black or African American: 15.36%
  • Two or more races: 5.26%
  • Other race: 1.07%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Semmes, Alabama is 5,656, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,254.

Semmes, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,78577.74%
Black or African American74815.36%
Two or More Races2565.26%
Some Other Race521.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native220.45%
Asian60.12%

Semmes Population Pyramid 2020

Semmes Median Age

47.2


Total

44


Male

51.3


Female

Semmes Adults

There are 4,177 adults, (1,094 of whom are seniors) in Semmes.

Semmes Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Semmes Sex Ratio

Female

2,380

48.88%

Male

2,489

51.12%

Semmes Households and Families

Semmes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Semmes Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.9%13.1%
All80.4%19.6%
Female77.6%22.4%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Male0%0%

80.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9832.4580.4
Married1,1363.0286.9
Non Family6191.0569.6
Female2283.3777.6
Male00

2.96

Average Family Size

2.45

Average Household Size

1.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Semmes Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1393.76%
9th to 12th Grade56515.30%
High School Graduate1,40638.07%
Some College69518.82%
Associates Degree2175.88%
Bachelors Degree46712.65%
Graduate Degree2045.52%

Semmes Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,8702,230218
Black616616362
Multiple Races1046447
Hispanic756328
Other Race402828
Native American221616
Asian6

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 72.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,503$42,813$26,793
Less Than High School$15,116$$16,167
High School Grad$26,908$46,447$20,625
Some College$31,487$$31,044
Bachelors Degree$47,643$73,015$42,188
Graduate Degree$51,250$$51,944

$31,503

Average Earnings

$42,813

Average Male

$26,793

Average Female

Semmes Language

Semmes Language by Age

Semmes Language

96.57% of Semmes residents speak only English, while 3.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Semmes Poverty

Semmes Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,7283258.72%
Multiple21514466.98%
Black748364.81%
Hispanic1121513.39%
Native22627.27%

10.61%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.15%

Male Poverty Rate

13.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Semmes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Semmes is Multiple, with 66.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Semmes is Black, with 4.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.27%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School20.31%
High School12.66%
Some College1.32%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed12.64%
Male Employed3.49%
Female Employed2.27%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Semmes Income

Semmes Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,058$57,330
Families$56,905$69,625
Married Families$64,286-
Non Families$24,792$29,300

Semmes Marital Status

Semmes Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.4%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Semmes Married by Age and Sex

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

Semmes Veterans

392

Number of Veterans

392

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea158
Vietnam149
First Gulf War43
Second Gulf War16
World War II6
Name Veterans % of Total
White35110.73%
2 or More2514.71%
Indian1672.73%

$Semmes Veterans by Education

0.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Semmes Employment Status

50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.3%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Semmes Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.21%

Born in Alabama

97.80%

Native Born

2.20%

Foreign Born

1.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.80% of Semmes residents were born in the United States, with 78.21% having been born in Alabama. 1.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,6562013.68%
20195,4552013.83%
20185,2541673.28%
20175,0872014.11%
20164,8862004.27%
20154,6861944.32%
20144,4921152.63%
20134,3771694.02%
20124,208250.60%
20114,183150.36%
20104,1680.00%