Southside, Alabama Population 2020

9,021

Southside is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 9,021, it is the 71st largest city in Alabama and the 3305th largest city in the United States. Southside is currently growing at a rate of 1.13% annually and its population has increased by 7.24% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,412 in 2010. Spanning over 19 miles, Southside has a population density of 475 people per square mile.

The average household income in Southside is $80,621 with a poverty rate of 6.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $875 per month, and the median house value is $157,300. The median age in Southside is 42.8 years, 40 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

Southside Demographics

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

  • White: 96.72%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Two or more races: 0.73%
  • Asian: 0.52%
  • Native American: 0.48%
  • Other race: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Southside, Alabama is 9,021, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,819.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,412.

Southside, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,50096.72%
Black or African American1171.33%
Two or More Races640.73%
Asian460.52%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.48%
Some Other Race190.22%

Southside Population Pyramid 2020

Southside Median Age

42.8


Total

40


Male

44.5


Female

Southside Adults

There are 6,987 adults, (1,515 of whom are seniors) in Southside.

Southside Age Dependency

60.6

Age Dependency Ratio

27.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Southside Sex Ratio

Female

4,460

50.75%

Male

4,328

49.25%

Southside Households and Families

Southside Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Southside Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.7%10.3%
All86%14%
Female83.2%16.8%
Male81.8%18.2%
Non Family78.6%21.4%

86.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,2972.6386
Married2,035389.7
Non Family8631.3378.6
Female3223.5283.2
Male773.6881.8

2.99

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Southside Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade911.44%
9th to 12th Grade3675.82%
High School Graduate1,43722.81%
Some College1,93130.65%
Associates Degree69411.01%
Bachelors Degree1,23919.66%
Graduate Degree5428.60%

Southside Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White6,0485,6211,656
Black858547
Asian4615
Multiple Races4444
Native American424242
Hispanic363636

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%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,613$51,695$30,366
Less Than High School$13,958$$13,095
High School Grad$27,371$50,982$18,393
Some College$36,023$45,524$23,981
Bachelors Degree$59,132$59,618$49,333
Graduate Degree$54,405$$53,720

$41,613

Average Earnings

$51,695

Average Male

$30,366

Average Female

Southside Language

Southside Language by Age

Southside Language

97.72% of Southside residents speak only English, while 2.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Southside Poverty

Southside Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,3195336.41%
Multiple605185.00%
Black951717.89%

6.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.82%

Male Poverty Rate

8.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southside

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southside is Multiple, with 85.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southside is White, with 6.41% 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 6.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.14%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.39%
Some College7.18%
High School6.26%
Bachelors or Greater3.83%
Name Poverty
Male Employed1.57%
Female Employed1.02%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Southside Income

Southside Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$71,224$80,621
Families$82,365$87,831
Married Families$85,678-
Non Families$28,285$48,414

Southside Marital Status

Southside Marital Status

Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.4%

Male Marriage Rate

60.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Southside Married by Age and Sex

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

Southside Veterans

829

Number of Veterans

751

Male Veterans

78

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War348
Vietnam265
First Gulf War227
Korea81
World War II

$Southside Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southside Employment Status

62.1%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

1.7%

Unemployment Rate

Southside 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

73.03%

Born in Alabama

98.03%

Native Born

1.97%

Foreign Born

0.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.03% of Southside residents were born in the United States, with 73.03% having been born in Alabama. 0.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20209,0211011.13%
20198,9201011.15%
20188,819680.78%
20178,7511011.17%
20168,650590.69%
20158,591290.34%
20148,562230.27%
20138,539420.49%
20128,497270.32%
20118,470320.38%
20108,4381,4021.83%
20007,0361,4562.35%
19905,5807321.42%
19804,8480.00%