Sweet Water, Alabama Population 2021

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Sweet Water is a city located in Marengo County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 238, it is the 395th largest city in Alabama and the 16126th largest city in the United States . Sweet Water is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -7.75% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 258 in 2010. Sweet Water reached it's highest population of 273 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Sweet Water has a population density of 101 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sweet Water is $89,949 with a poverty rate of 10.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $123,100. The median age in Sweet Water is 28.3 years, 38 years for males, and 19.8 years for females.

Sweet Water Demographics

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

  • White: 97.40%
  • Black or African American: 2.60%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sweet Water, Alabama is 238 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 247.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 258.

Sweet Water, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White37597.40%
Black or African American102.60%
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Sweet Water Population by Race

Sweet Water Population Pyramid $2021

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Sweet Water Median Age

28.3


Total

38


Male

19.8


Female

Sweet Water Adults

There are 226 adults, (45 of whom are seniors) in Sweet Water.

Sweet Water Age Dependency

112.7

Age Dependency Ratio

24.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

87.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Sweet Water Sex Ratio

Female

179

46.49%

Male

206

53.51%

Sweet Water Population by Age

Sweet Water Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sweet Water Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Male100%0%
Married98.8%1.2%
All97.4%2.6%
Non Family92.6%7.4%

97.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sweet Water Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1153.3597.4
Married844.0798.8
Non Family271.0492.6
Female24100
Male23.5100

4.06

Average Family Size

3.35

Average Household Size

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Sweet Water Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10.52%
9th to 12th Grade52.58%
High School Graduate4623.71%
Some College2110.82%
Associates Degree3216.49%
Bachelors Degree7438.14%
Graduate Degree157.73%
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Sweet Water Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sweet Water Educational Attainment by Race

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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 white people with a rate of 48.37%.

Sweet Water Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,000$85,370$10,208
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$45,417$47,083$
Some College$10,972$$10,833
Bachelors Degree$85,046$86,204$
Graduate Degree$58,125$$56,875

$45,000

Average Earnings

$85,370

Average Male

$10,208

Average Female

Sweet Water Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sweet Water Language by Age

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Sweet Water Language

100.00% of Sweet Water 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.

Sweet Water Language

Sweet Water Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White375318.27%
Black1010100.00%

10.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.74%

Male Poverty Rate

12.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sweet Water

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sweet Water is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sweet Water is White, with 8.27% 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 6.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.93%.

Sweet Water Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School32.61%
Some College7.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sweet Water Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.76%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sweet Water Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sweet Water Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$70,313$89,949
Families$86,667$85,932
Married Families$88,750-
Non Families-$103,041
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Income by Household Type

Sweet Water Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sweet Water Married by Age and Sex

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Sweet Water Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sweet Water Marital Status by Race

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Sweet Water Marital Status

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20

Number of Veterans

20

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War8
Vietnam4
World War II3
Korea2
Second Gulf War1

Sweet Water Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+8
35 to 548
65 to 744
55 to 64
18 to 34

Sweet Water Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White136.02%
Black770.00%

Sweet Water Veterans by Race

Sweet Water Veterans by Education

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35.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

55.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sweet Water Veterans by Education

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59%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Sweet Water Employment by Age

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Sweet Water Employment by Race

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Sweet Water 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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67.79%

Born in Sweet Water

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Sweet Water residents were born in the United States, with 67.79% 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.

Sweet Water Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021238-3-1.24%
2020241-3-1.23%
2019244-3-1.21%
2018247-3-1.20%
2017250-3-1.19%
2016253-3-1.17%
2015256-3-1.16%
2014259-2-0.77%
2013261-3-1.14%
2012264-4-1.49%
2011268-5-1.83%
20102730.00%

Sweet Water Population by Year