Talladega, Alabama Population 2020

14,971

Talladega is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 14,971, it is the 42nd largest city in Alabama and the 2308th largest city in the United States. Talladega is currently declining at a rate of -1.06% annually and its population has decreased by -4.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,676 in 2010. Talladega reached it's highest population of 19,128 in 1980. Spanning over 26 miles, Talladega has a population density of 587 people per square mile.

The average household income in Talladega is $45,101 with a poverty rate of 29.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $555 per month, and the median house value is $89,100. The median age in Talladega is 38.9 years, 37 years for males, and 39.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.4 males.

Talladega Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 50.30%
  • White: 47.22%
  • Two or more races: 1.24%
  • Other race: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.49%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Talladega, Alabama is 14,971, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,291.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,676.

Talladega, Alabama Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202090,071-236-0.26%
201990,307-236-0.26%
201890,543-236-0.26%
201790,779-515-0.57%
201691,294-699-0.77%
201591,993-495-0.54%
201492,488-281-0.30%
201392,769-656-0.71%
201293,4251610.17%
201193,264-618-0.66%
201093,8820.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,85150.30%
White7,37147.22%
Two or More Races1931.24%
Some Other Race820.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native770.49%
Asian350.22%

Talladega Population Pyramid 2020

Talladega Median Age

38.9


Total

37


Male

39.3


Female

Talladega Adults

There are 12,751 adults, (2,466 of whom are seniors) in Talladega.

Talladega Age Dependency

51.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Talladega Sex Ratio

Female

7,750

49.65%

Male

7,859

50.35%

Talladega Households and Families

Talladega Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Talladega Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All53.8%46.2%
Non Family53.1%46.9%
Male34.4%65.6%
Female28.6%71.4%

53.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6352.3253.8
Non Family2,2841.2253.1
Female1,557328.6
Married1,5533.1683.3
Male241334.4

2.98

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

2.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Talladega Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7617.10%
9th to 12th Grade1,80416.84%
High School Graduate3,69034.44%
Some College2,25921.08%
Associates Degree7106.63%
Bachelors Degree8107.56%
Graduate Degree6806.35%

Talladega Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black5,1154,144592
White5,0763,765883
Hispanic4231747
Multiple Races101788
Native American55
Other Race5050
Asian2311

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 17.40%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,037$24,313$25,439
Less Than High School$16,025$18,828$
High School Grad$21,456$21,958$20,756
Some College$24,858$24,135$25,295
Bachelors Degree$42,563$42,361$45,357
Graduate Degree$50,430$71,000$46,761

$25,037

Average Earnings

$24,313

Average Male

$25,439

Average Female

Talladega Language

Talladega Language by Age

Talladega Language

95.44% of Talladega residents speak only English, while 4.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.16% of the population.

Talladega Poverty

Talladega Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,6782,25033.69%
White5,7561,23821.51%
Hispanic45633673.68%
Multiple1008181.00%
Native694463.77%

29.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

28.95%

Male Poverty Rate

30.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Talladega

The race most likely to be in poverty in Talladega is Multiple, with 81.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Talladega is White, with 21.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.58%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School38.19%
High School22.99%
Some College21.89%
Bachelors or Greater2.57%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed79.51%
Male Unemployed32.34%
Female Employed11.44%
Male Employed7.45%

Talladega Income

Talladega Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,668$45,101
Families$34,123$53,133
Married Families$59,650-
Non Families$21,952$31,933

Talladega Marital Status

Talladega Marital Status

Marriage Rates

28.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Talladega Married by Age and Sex

Talladega 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.

Talladega Marital Status by Race

Talladega Veterans

914

Number of Veterans

849

Male Veterans

65

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam407
Second Gulf War187
First Gulf War149
Korea67
World War II27
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64258
35 to 54255
65 to 74179
18 to 34112
75+110
Name Veterans % of Total
White4486.93%
Black4477.48%
2 or More1915.83%

$Talladega Veterans by Education

16.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Talladega Employment Status

43.3%

Labor Force Participation

35.7%

Employment Rate

17.2%

Unemployment Rate

Talladega 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

80.09%

Born in Alabama

97.48%

Native Born

2.52%

Foreign Born

2.28%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.48% of Talladega residents were born in the United States, with 80.09% having been born in Alabama. 2.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202014,971-160-1.06%
201915,131-160-1.05%
201815,291-113-0.73%
201715,404-160-1.03%
201615,564-256-1.62%
201515,820-205-1.28%
201416,025840.53%
201315,941-371-2.27%
201216,3122881.80%
201116,024-19-0.12%
201016,0439000.58%
200015,143-3,032-1.81%
199018,175-953-0.51%
198019,1281,4660.80%
197017,662-80-0.05%
196017,7424,6083.05%
195013,1343,8363.51%
19409,2981,7022.04%
19307,5961,0501.50%
19206,5466921.12%
19105,8547981.48%
19005,0560.00%