Sweet Water, Alabama Population 2024

211

Sweet Water is a city located in Marengo County Alabama. Sweet Water has a 2024 population of 211. Sweet Water is currently declining at a rate of -1.86% annually and its population has decreased by -7.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 227 in 2020.

The average household income in Sweet Water is $161,384 with a poverty rate of 3.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Sweet Water is 40.5 years, 44.4 years for males, and 31 years for females.

Sweet Water Demographics

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

  • White: 98.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.67%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
  • Two or more races:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
89.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-7.05% (-16)
The current population of Sweet Water, Alabama is 211 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 227.

Sweet Water, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White23598.33%
Black or African American41.67%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
Two or more races
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Two or more races

Sweet Water Population by Race

Sweet Water Population Pyramid 2024

Sweet Water Median Age

40.5

Total

44.4

Male

31

Female

Sweet Water Adults

There are 193 adults, (33 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Water.

Sweet Water Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

20.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Water Sex Ratio

Female11246.86%
Male12753.14%

Sweet Water Population by Age

Sweet Water Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All932.5794.65.4
Married633.1998.41.6
Non Family271.0485.214.8
Male33.331000
Female000
showing: 5 rows

3.2

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

94.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sweet Water Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Sweet Water Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweet Water Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 36.3%.

Sweet Water Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$55,375

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$48,125

Average Female

Sweet Water Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweet Water Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sweet Water Language

99.55% of Sweet Water residents speak only English, while 0.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.45% of the population.

Sweet Water Language

Sweet Water Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black44100%
White23541.7%
showing: 2 rows

3.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.36%

Male Poverty Rate

4.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Water

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Water is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Water is White, with 1.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 1.96%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 8.97%.

Sweet Water Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20%
Some College8.77%
High School5.71%
Bachelors or Greater
showing: 4 rows

Sweet Water Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed1.37%
Male Unemployed
Female Employed
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Sweet Water Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweet Water Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sweet Water Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.0%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Water Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sweet Water Marriage

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

Sweet Water Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sweet Water Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

8

Number of Veterans

8

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Sweet Water Veterans by War

count

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Sweet Water Veterans by Age

count

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Sweet Water Veterans by Race

Sweet Water Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Water Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Water Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Water Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sweet Water Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

72.38%

Born in Sweet Water

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Sweet Water residents were born in the United States, with 72.38% having been born in Alabama. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sweet Water Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029191-4-2.05%
2028195-4-2.01%
2027199-4-1.97%
2026203-4-1.93%
2025207-4-1.9%
2024211-4-1.86%
2023215-4-1.83%
2022219-4-1.79%
2021223-4-1.76%
2020227-19-7.72%
2019246-2-0.81%
2018248-4-1.59%
2017252-2-0.79%
2016254-4-1.55%
2015258-3-1.15%
2014261-2-0.76%
2013263-3-1.13%
2012266-4-1.48%
2011270-5-1.82%
2010275
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Sweet Water Population by Year