Sumiton, Alabama Population 2021

2,314
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Sumiton is a city located in Walker County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,314, it is the 165th largest city in Alabama and the 7096th largest city in the United States . Sumiton is currently declining at a rate of -0.39% annually and its population has decreased by -8.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,520 in 2010. Sumiton reached it's highest population of 2,815 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Sumiton has a population density of 444 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sumiton is $68,603 with a poverty rate of 18.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $534 per month, and the median house value is $128,900. The median age in Sumiton is 42.2 years, 45.9 years for males, and 39 years for females.

Sumiton Demographics

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

  • White: 88.15%
  • Black or African American: 10.48%
  • Two or more races: 1.38%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sumiton, Alabama is 2,314 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,341.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,520.

Sumiton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,17988.15%
Black or African American25910.48%
Two or More Races341.38%
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Sumiton Population by Race

Sumiton Population Pyramid $2021

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Sumiton Median Age

42.2


Total

45.9


Male

39


Female

Sumiton Adults

There are 1,928 adults, (528 of whom are seniors) in Sumiton.

Sumiton Age Dependency

76.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumiton Sex Ratio

Female

1,356

54.85%

Male

1,116

45.15%

Sumiton Population by Age

Sumiton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sumiton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married96.3%3.7%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family58.2%41.8%
Male52.3%47.7%
Female21.2%78.8%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumiton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9932.4369.9
Non Family4191.2158.2
Married4103.296.3
Female993.4321.2
Male653.8852.3

3.25

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Sumiton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade543.16%
9th to 12th Grade18510.84%
High School Graduate64337.67%
Some College48228.24%
Associates Degree19511.42%
Bachelors Degree935.45%
Graduate Degree553.22%
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Sumiton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumiton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5601,334113
Black13312021
Hispanic111111
2+ Races333

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 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Sumiton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,939$48,913$30,625
Less Than 9th Grade$$96,250$21,375
High School Graduate$22,297$40,750$20,777
Some College$42,113$48,092$34,821
Bachelors Degree$39,276$$
Graduate Degree$$108,250$

$39,939

Average Earnings

$48,913

Average Male

$30,625

Average Female

Sumiton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumiton Language by Age

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Sumiton Language

100.00% of Sumiton residents speak only English, while 0.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.00% of the population.

Sumiton Language

Sumiton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,11631014.65%
Black24613153.25%
Multiple341029.41%

18.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.76%

Male Poverty Rate

22.15%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumiton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumiton is Black, with 53.25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumiton is White, with 14.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.92%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.25%.

Sumiton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.43%
Some College11.23%
High School8.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sumiton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.89%
Female Employed11.28%
Male Employed3.30%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sumiton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumiton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,293$68,603
Families$75,000$91,383
Married Families$80,357-
Non Families$32,679$37,227
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Income by Household Type

Sumiton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumiton Married by Age and Sex

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Sumiton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sumiton Marital Status by Race

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Sumiton Marital Status

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162

Number of Veterans

162

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam88
First Gulf War23
Korea21
Second Gulf War13
World War II6

Sumiton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7457
75+53
35 to 5430
55 to 6418
18 to 344

Sumiton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1598.94%
2+ Races3100.00%

Sumiton Veterans by Race

Sumiton Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumiton Veterans by Education

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.4%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sumiton Employment by Age

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Sumiton Employment by Race

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Sumiton 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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86.21%

Born in Sumiton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sumiton residents were born in the United States, with 86.21% 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.

Sumiton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,314-9-0.39%
20202,323-9-0.39%
20192,332-9-0.38%
20182,341-13-0.55%
20172,354-29-1.22%
20162,383-17-0.71%
20152,400-16-0.66%
20142,416-22-0.90%
20132,438-19-0.77%
20122,457-25-1.01%
20112,482-31-1.23%
20102,513-152-0.59%
20002,665610.23%
19902,604-211-0.78%
19802,8150.00%

Sumiton Population by Year