Tallassee, Alabama Population 2021

4,446
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Tallassee is a city located in Elmore County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,446, it is the 112th largest city in Alabama and the 5104th largest city in the United States . Tallassee is currently declining at a rate of -0.63% annually and its population has decreased by -7.74% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,819 in 2010. Tallassee reached it's highest population of 5,112 in 1990. Spanning over 12 miles, Tallassee has a population density of 402 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tallassee is $56,739 with a poverty rate of 20.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $735 per month, and the median house value is $134,600. The median age in Tallassee is 35.4 years, 37.9 years for males, and 33.3 years for females.

Tallassee Demographics

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

  • White: 68.92%
  • Black or African American: 28.86%
  • Two or more races: 1.16%
  • Other race: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tallassee, Alabama is 4,446 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,530.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,819.

Tallassee, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,26968.92%
Black or African American1,36928.86%
Two or More Races551.16%
Some Other Race501.05%
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Tallassee Population by Race

Tallassee Population Pyramid $2021

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Tallassee Median Age

35.4


Total

37.9


Male

33.3


Female

Tallassee Adults

There are 3,625 adults, (854 of whom are seniors) in Tallassee.

Tallassee Age Dependency

71.2

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallassee Sex Ratio

Female

2,889

60.91%

Male

1,854

39.09%

Tallassee Population by Age

Tallassee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tallassee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.4%21.6%
All52.7%47.3%
Non Family47.7%52.3%
Female35.2%64.8%
Male26.6%73.4%

52.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tallassee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9052.4452.7
Non Family6581.0447.7
Married6163.2978.4
Female4582.9835.2
Male1733.2926.6

2.99

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Tallassee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1514.57%
9th to 12th Grade38111.52%
High School Graduate1,31439.75%
Some College70921.45%
Associates Degree3229.74%
Bachelors Degree2497.53%
Graduate Degree1805.44%
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Tallassee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tallassee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,3012,036376
Black92770225
Hispanic152110
Other Race508
2+ Races282828

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%.

Tallassee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,952$53,750$17,400
Less Than 9th Grade$28,575$29,430$
High School Graduate$30,755$54,205$16,111
Some College$23,968$47,794$23,568
Bachelors Degree$62,917$96,944$
Graduate Degree$106,447$117,768$

$28,952

Average Earnings

$53,750

Average Male

$17,400

Average Female

Tallassee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tallassee Language by Age

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Tallassee Language

99.14% of Tallassee residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.72% of the population.

Tallassee Language

Tallassee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,18057418.05%
Black1,35938528.33%
Hispanic22610245.13%

20.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.16%

Male Poverty Rate

25.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallassee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tallassee is Hispanic, with 45.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallassee is White, with 18.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.87%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.24%.

Tallassee Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.52%
High School20.70%
Some College19.12%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Tallassee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.23%
Male Unemployed20.95%
Female Employed17.90%
Male Employed6.55%

Tallassee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tallassee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,511$56,739
Families$55,554$70,506
Married Families$60,962-
Non Families$18,406$28,294
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Income by Household Type

Tallassee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

33.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallassee Married by Age and Sex

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Tallassee 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.

Tallassee Marital Status by Race

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Tallassee Marital Status

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243

Number of Veterans

233

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam110
First Gulf War61
Second Gulf War50
Korea6
World War II

Tallassee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7498
75+42
18 to 3438
55 to 6436
35 to 5429

Tallassee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2188.32%
Black252.70%

Tallassee Veterans by Race

Tallassee Veterans by Education

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6.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.71%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallassee Veterans by Education

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56.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.1%

Employment Rate

12.7%

Unemployment Rate

Tallassee Employment by Age

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Tallassee Employment by Race

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Tallassee 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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78.14%

Born in Tallassee

98.61%

Native Born

1.39%

Foreign Born

0.63%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.61% of Tallassee residents were born in the United States, with 78.14% having been born in Alabama. 0.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Tallassee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,446-28-0.63%
20204,474-28-0.62%
20194,502-28-0.62%
20184,530-19-0.42%
20174,549-13-0.28%
20164,562-19-0.41%
20154,581-39-0.84%
20144,620-32-0.69%
20134,652-8-0.17%
20124,660-28-0.60%
20114,68820.04%
20104,686-248-0.51%
20004,934-178-0.35%
19905,1123490.71%
19804,763-46-0.10%
19704,809-125-0.26%
19604,9347091.56%
19504,2250.00%

Tallassee Population by Year