Steele, Alabama Population 2021

1,099
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Steele is a city located in St. Clair County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,099, it is the 246th largest city in Alabama and the 9934th largest city in the United States . Steele is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 5.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,043 in 2010. Steele reached it's highest population of 1,099 in 2021. Spanning over 7 miles, Steele has a population density of 164 people per square mile.

The average household income in Steele is $61,181 with a poverty rate of 31.51%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $76,200. The median age in Steele is 44.7 years, 43.1 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Steele Demographics

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

  • White: 85.55%
  • Other race: 9.49%
  • Native American: 4.53%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Steele, Alabama is 1,099 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,084.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,043.

Steele, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White98385.55%
Some Other Race1099.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native524.53%
Asian50.44%
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Steele Population by Race

Steele Population Pyramid $2021

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Steele Median Age

44.7


Total

43.1


Male

46.2


Female

Steele Adults

There are 931 adults, (206 of whom are seniors) in Steele.

Steele Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Steele Sex Ratio

Female

584

50.83%

Male

565

49.17%

Steele Population by Age

Steele Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Steele Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.3%8.7%
Married87.5%12.5%
Female85.2%14.8%
All82.8%17.2%
Non Family72.6%27.4%

82.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Steele Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4782.482.8
Married2482.8987.5
Non Family1461.0372.6
Female613.6985.2
Male232.4391.3

3.01

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Steele Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade465.56%
9th to 12th Grade16419.81%
High School Graduate31237.68%
Some College13316.06%
Associates Degree9411.35%
Bachelors Degree404.83%
Graduate Degree394.71%
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Steele Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White74059379
Hispanic7815
Other Race50
Native American2014
Asian55

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 10.68%.

Steele Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,036$38,438$23,295
Less Than 9th Grade$18,750$$20,515
High School Graduate$26,875$52,083$20,893
Some College$34,000$40,625$24,667
Bachelors Degree$46,786$38,750$57,500
Graduate Degree$51,667$$51,667

$30,036

Average Earnings

$38,438

Average Male

$23,295

Average Female

Steele Earnings by Educational Attainment

Steele Language by Age

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Steele Language

86.64% of Steele residents speak only English, while 13.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 12.90% of the population.

Steele Language

Steele Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White97018819.38%
Hispanic169169100.00%
Other109109100.00%
Native524790.38%
Asian55100.00%

31.51%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.09%

Male Poverty Rate

32.88%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Steele

The race most likely to be in poverty in Steele is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Steele is White, with 19.38% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.97%.

Steele Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade51.90%
High School18.59%
Some College8.37%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Steele Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed48.15%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed17.31%
Male Employed8.26%

Steele Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Steele Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,125$61,181
Families$53,654$63,196
Married Families$54,423-
Non Families$23,173$56,601
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Income by Household Type

Steele Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Steele Married by Age and Sex

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Steele 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.

Steele Marital Status by Race

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Steele Marital Status

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89

Number of Veterans

82

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam38
Second Gulf War13
First Gulf War7
Korea5
World War II4

Steele Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7436
55 to 6420
18 to 3413
35 to 5411
75+9

Steele Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White849.91%
Native American517.86%

Steele Veterans by Race

Steele Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

58.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Steele Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6.7%

Unemployment Rate

Steele Employment by Age

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Steele Employment by Race

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Steele 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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83.12%

Born in Steele

96.78%

Native Born

3.22%

Foreign Born

0.87%

Non Citizen

2.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.78% of Steele residents were born in the United States, with 83.12% having been born in Alabama. 0.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Steele Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,09950.46%
20201,09450.46%
20191,08950.46%
20181,08440.37%
20171,08040.37%
20161,07670.65%
20151,06950.47%
20141,064-3-0.28%
20131,067131.23%
20121,05460.57%
20111,04840.38%
20101,0440.00%

Steele Population by Year