Southside, Alabama Population 2021

9,001
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Southside is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 9,001, it is the 72nd largest city in Alabama and the 3324th largest city in the United States . Southside is currently growing at a rate of 0.54% annually and its population has increased by 7.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,412 in 2010. Southside reached it's highest population of 9,001 in 2021. Spanning over 19 miles, Southside has a population density of 474 people per square mile.

The average household income in Southside is $85,649 with a poverty rate of 7.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $942 per month, and the median house value is $153,100. The median age in Southside is 41 years, 37.4 years for males, and 44.8 years for females.

Southside Demographics

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

  • White: 96.91%
  • Black or African American: 1.18%
  • Two or more races: 0.66%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Asian: 0.45%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Southside, Alabama is 9,001 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,857.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,412.

Southside, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,53996.91%
Black or African American1041.18%
Two or More Races580.66%
American Indian and Alaska Native500.57%
Asian400.45%
Some Other Race200.23%
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Southside Population by Race

Southside Population Pyramid $2021

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Southside Median Age

41


Total

37.4


Male

44.8


Female

Southside Adults

There are 6,985 adults, (1,573 of whom are seniors) in Southside.

Southside Age Dependency

62.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Southside Sex Ratio

Female

4,556

51.71%

Male

4,255

48.29%

Southside Population by Age

Southside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Southside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married90.7%9.3%
Non Family89.5%10.5%
All88.8%11.2%
Female77.1%22.9%

88.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Southside Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2842.6588.8
Married1,8553.1190.7
Non Family9701.3889.5
Female4073.4677.1
Male523.33100

3.08

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Southside Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1011.60%
9th to 12th Grade3705.86%
High School Graduate1,38521.93%
Some College1,82928.96%
Associates Degree78012.35%
Bachelors Degree1,32020.90%
Graduate Degree5308.39%
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Southside Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southside Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White6,0025,5711,674
Hispanic10610679
Black777747
Native American505050
Asian40
2+ Races4040

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 100.00%.

Southside Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,199$52,466$28,586
Less Than 9th Grade$26,059$39,375$25,301
High School Graduate$35,383$51,603$18,917
Some College$40,222$46,742$24,526
Bachelors Degree$54,781$62,424$39,063
Graduate Degree$55,549$114,297$54,207

$42,199

Average Earnings

$52,466

Average Male

$28,586

Average Female

Southside Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southside Language by Age

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Southside Language

97.71% of Southside residents speak only English, while 2.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.40% of the population.

Southside Language

Southside Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,2876217.49%
Multiple544685.19%
Black781417.95%

7.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.63%

Male Poverty Rate

9.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southside is Multiple, with 85.19% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southside is White, with 7.49% 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 6.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.34%.

Southside Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College9.58%
High School9.17%
Less Than 9th Grade3.92%
Bachelors or Greater3.70%

Southside Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.19%
Female Employed0.90%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Southside Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southside Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$72,687$85,649
Families$84,792$95,950
Married Families$89,645-
Non Families$30,000$51,079
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Income by Household Type

Southside Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Southside Married by Age and Sex

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Southside 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 35-44.

Southside Marital Status by Race

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Southside Marital Status

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695

Number of Veterans

605

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War362
Vietnam164
First Gulf War129
Korea88
World War II

Southside Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34202
35 to 54173
75+148
65 to 74122
55 to 6450

Southside Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6609.77%
Asian2255.00%
Black1314.29%

Southside Veterans by Race

Southside Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.62%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southside Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

59%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Southside Employment by Age

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Southside Employment by Race

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Southside 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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69.83%

Born in Southside

98.08%

Native Born

1.92%

Foreign Born

0.92%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.08% of Southside residents were born in the United States, with 69.83% having been born in Alabama. 0.92% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Southside Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,001480.54%
20208,953480.54%
20198,905480.54%
20188,857700.80%
20178,7871101.27%
20168,677620.72%
20158,615270.31%
20148,588250.29%
20138,563470.55%
20128,516260.31%
20118,490360.43%
20108,4541,4181.85%
20007,0361,4562.35%
19905,5807321.42%
19804,8480.00%

Southside Population by Year