Sheffield, Alabama Population 2022

9,475
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Sheffield is a city located in Colbert County Alabama. Sheffield has a 2020 population of 9,475. Sheffield is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 0.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 9,403 in 2010.

The average household income in Sheffield is $53,266 with a poverty rate of 23.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $695 per month, and the median house value is $100,500. The median age in Sheffield is 44.9 years, 41.8 years for males, and 46.8 years for females.

Sheffield Demographics

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

  • White: 74.07%
  • Black or African American: 23.13%
  • Two or more races: 1.99%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.29%
  • Asian: 0.07%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Sheffield, Alabama is 9,475 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 9,403.

Sheffield, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,61174.07%
Black or African American2,06423.13%
Asian60.07%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander400.45%
Some Other Race260.29%
Two or More Races1781.99%
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Sheffield Population by Race

Sheffield Population Pyramid 2022

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Sheffield Median Age

45


Total

36.9


Male

49.8


Female

Sheffield Adults

There are 7,154 adults, (1,961 of whom are seniors) in Sheffield.

Sheffield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sheffield Sex Ratio

Female

4,557

51.06%

Male

4,368

48.94%

Sheffield Population by Age

Sheffield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sheffield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73%27%
Male59.5%40.5%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family52.2%47.8%
Female41.6%58.4%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sheffield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,1182.1657.6
Married1,2532.9473
Male2103.6259.5
Female5003.8841.6
Non Family2,1551.1752.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

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Sheffield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2944.64%
9th to 12th Grade74311.73%
High School Graduate2,14233.81%
Some College1,60725.36%
Associates Degree4907.73%
Bachelors Degree65910.40%
Graduate Degree4016.33%
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Sheffield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sheffield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,9894,334954
Black1,118806106
Asian66
Islander4040
2+ Races12695
Hispanic5718
Other Race262

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 19.12%.

Sheffield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,220$40,965$24,425
Less Than 9th Grade$23,125$$25,038
High School Graduate$26,630$29,444$22,738
Some College$29,258$43,417$21,575
Bachelors Degree$42,188$43,750$39,926
Graduate Degree$84,861$111,071$38,854

$30,220

Average Earnings

$40,965

Average Male

$24,425

Average Female

Sheffield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sheffield Language by Age

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Sheffield Language

97.98% of Sheffield residents speak only English, while 2.02% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.49% of the population.

Sheffield Language

Sheffield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple17712570.62%
Black2,03291845.18%
Hispanic901921.11%
White6,5331,00615.40%
Other19NaN%

23.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.32%

Male Poverty Rate

24.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sheffield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sheffield is Multiple, with 70.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sheffield is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.37%.

Sheffield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.02%
High School20.87%
Some College14.45%
Bachelors or Greater5.75%

Sheffield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.30%
Male Unemployed57.69%
Female Employed9.42%
Female Unemployed63.74%

Sheffield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sheffield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,774$49,863
Families$53,189$68,490
Married Families$72,361-
Non Families$23,568$32,524
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Income by Household Type

Sheffield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

34.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sheffield Married by Age and Sex

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Sheffield 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.

Sheffield Marital Status by Race

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Sheffield Marital Status

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479

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War115
First Gulf War64
Vietnam183
Korea52
World War II

Sheffield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3428
35 to 54120
55 to 6478
65 to 74100
75+153

Sheffield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4247.66%
Black493.47%
Asian6100.00%
Hispanic1119.30%

Sheffield Veterans by Race

Sheffield Veterans by Education

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10.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.66%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sheffield Veterans by Education

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50.3%

Labor Force Participation

47.6%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Sheffield Employment by Age

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Sheffield Employment by Race

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Sheffield 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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77.21%

Born in Sheffield

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.47%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.09% of Sheffield residents were born in the United States, with 77.21% having been born in Alabama. 0.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sheffield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,7310.00%
19003,3336022.01%
19104,8651,5323.85%
19206,6821,8173.22%
19306,221-461-0.71%
19407,9331,7122.46%
195010,7672,8343.10%
196013,4912,7242.28%
197013,115-376-0.28%
198011,903-1,212-0.96%
199010,380-1,523-1.36%
20009,652-728-0.72%
20109,039-613-0.65%
20119,075360.40%
20129,111360.40%
20139,147360.40%
20149,183360.39%
20159,219360.39%
20169,255360.39%
20179,291360.39%
20189,327360.39%
20199,363360.39%
20209,403400.43%
20219,439360.38%
20229,475360.38%

Sheffield Population by Year