Shorter, Alabama Population 2022

367
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Shorter is a city located in Macon County Alabama. Shorter has a 2020 population of 367. Shorter is currently declining at a rate of -2.39% annually and its population has decreased by -4.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 385 in 2010.

The average household income in Shorter is $47,761 with a poverty rate of 15.23%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $74,700. The median age in Shorter is 56.7 years, 56.8 years for males, and 56.6 years for females.

Shorter Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 75.17%
  • White: 24.17%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Shorter, Alabama is 367 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 385.

Shorter, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7324.17%
Black or African American22775.17%
Two or More Races20.66%
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Shorter Population by Race

Shorter Population Pyramid 2022

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Shorter Median Age

62.4


Total

65


Male

60.3


Female

Shorter Adults

There are 275 adults, (124 of whom are seniors) in Shorter.

Shorter Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

82.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Shorter Sex Ratio

Female

157

51.99%

Male

145

48.01%

Shorter Population by Age

Shorter Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Shorter Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.8%3.2%
Male94.1%5.9%
All85.8%14.2%
Female85.7%14.3%
Non Family70.4%29.6%

85.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Shorter Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1551.9585.8
Married632.396.8
Male171.7694.1
Female213.4385.7
Non Family541.0270.4

2.39

Average Family Size

1.95

Average Household Size

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Shorter Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade114.28%
9th to 12th Grade4417.12%
High School Graduate10340.08%
Some College4617.90%
Associates Degree2610.12%
Bachelors Degree218.17%
Graduate Degree62.33%
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Shorter Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Shorter Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White65559
Black19014518
2+ Races22

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.85%.

Shorter Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$20,417$42,500$16,528
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$$
High School Graduate$26,000$48,750$
Some College$16,667$21,250$15,833
Bachelors Degree$$$
Graduate Degree$98,125$$

$20,417

Average Earnings

$42,500

Average Male

$16,528

Average Female

Shorter Earnings by Educational Attainment

Shorter Language by Age

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Shorter Language

99.67% of Shorter residents speak only English, while 0.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.33% of the population.

Shorter Language

Shorter Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2274218.50%
White7345.48%
OtherNaN%

15.23%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.48%

Male Poverty Rate

15.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Shorter

The race most likely to be in poverty in Shorter is Black, with 18.50% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.26%.

Shorter Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.55%
High School12.62%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater18.52%

Shorter Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed1.96%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Shorter Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Shorter Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$40,804$50,688
Families$44,417$65,701
Married Families$44,271-
Non Families$14,063$21,248
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Income by Household Type

Shorter Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.7%

Male Marriage Rate

44.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Shorter Married by Age and Sex

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Shorter 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.

Shorter Marital Status by Race

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Shorter Marital Status

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60

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War6
First Gulf War14
Vietnam25
Korea2
World War II

Shorter Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 544
55 to 6417
65 to 7424
75+15

Shorter Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1725.37%
Black4220.39%
2+ Races150.00%

Shorter Veterans by Race

Shorter Veterans by Education

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18.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Shorter Veterans by Education

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36.4%

Labor Force Participation

30.7%

Employment Rate

15.5%

Unemployment Rate

Shorter Employment by Age

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Shorter Employment by Race

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Shorter 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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86.75%

Born in Shorter

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Shorter residents were born in the United States, with 86.75% having been born in Alabama. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Shorter Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20104740.00%
2011465-9-1.90%
2012456-9-1.94%
2013447-9-1.97%
2014438-9-2.01%
2015429-9-2.05%
2016420-9-2.10%
2017411-9-2.14%
2018402-9-2.19%
2019393-9-2.24%
2020385-8-2.04%
2021376-9-2.34%
2022367-9-2.39%

Shorter Population by Year