Sumiton, Alabama Population 2020

2,310

Sumiton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 2,310, it is the 163rd largest city in Alabama and the 7092nd largest city in the United States. Sumiton is currently declining at a rate of -0.94% annually and its population has decreased by -8.33% 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 443 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sumiton is $66,804 with a poverty rate of 17.14%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $516 per month, and the median house value is $129,900. The median age in Sumiton is 41.9 years, 45.8 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 82.5 males.

Sumiton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.97%
  • Black or African American: 11.91%
  • Two or more races: 1.12%
  • 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 2,310, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,354.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,520.

Sumiton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,24986.97%
Black or African American30811.91%
Two or More Races291.12%

Sumiton Population Pyramid 2020

Sumiton Median Age

41.9


Total

45.8


Male

38.6


Female

Sumiton Adults

There are 1,962 adults, (514 of whom are seniors) in Sumiton.

Sumiton Age Dependency

78.6

Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumiton Sex Ratio

Female

1,417

54.80%

Male

1,169

45.20%

Sumiton Households and Families

Sumiton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sumiton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.4%4.6%
All72.8%27.2%
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Male46.4%53.6%
Female31.9%68.1%

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0462.4272.8
Married4543.0295.4
Non Family3921.1265.6
Female1443.5531.9
Male563.7746.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

0.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sumiton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade553.15%
9th to 12th Grade17810.21%
High School Graduate61335.15%
Some College51429.47%
Associates Degree19811.35%
Bachelors Degree1267.22%
Graduate Degree603.44%

Sumiton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,5681,347156
Black16515319
Hispanic999
Multiple Races222

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,224$49,955$32,645
Less Than High School$$110,060$17,500
High School Grad$20,972$31,375$20,243
Some College$41,433$49,659$34,738
Bachelors Degree$43,750$$
Graduate Degree$$81,250$

$38,224

Average Earnings

$49,955

Average Male

$32,645

Average Female

Sumiton Language

Sumiton Language by Age

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 Poverty

Sumiton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White2,19231614.42%
Black29611338.18%
Multiple29413.79%

17.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

18.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumiton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumiton is Black, with 38.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumiton is Multiple, with 13.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.84%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.71%
High School11.42%
Some College10.96%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.48%
Female Employed11.79%
Male Employed5.01%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sumiton Income

Sumiton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,125$66,804
Families$71,667$85,665
Married Families$83,409-
Non Families$25,595$35,103

Sumiton Marital Status

Sumiton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumiton Married by Age and Sex

Sumiton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sumiton Marital Status by Race

Sumiton Veterans

163

Number of Veterans

163

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam82
First Gulf War31
Korea27
Second Gulf War15
World War II6
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7451
75+47
35 to 5436
55 to 6425
18 to 344
Name Veterans % of Total
White1558.69%
Black63.39%
2 or More2100.00%

$Sumiton Veterans by Education

3.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumiton Employment Status

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

7%

Unemployment Rate

Sumiton 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

86.12%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sumiton residents were born in the United States, with 86.12% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,310-22-0.94%
20192,332-22-0.93%
20182,354-10-0.42%
20172,364-22-0.92%
20162,386-14-0.58%
20152,400-16-0.66%
20142,416-20-0.82%
20132,436-16-0.65%
20122,452-22-0.89%
20112,474-39-1.55%
20102,513-152-0.59%
20002,665610.23%
19902,604-211-0.78%
19802,8150.00%