Tallassee, Alabama Population 2020

4,549

Tallassee is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 4,549, it is the 111th largest city in Alabama and the 5021st largest city in the United States. Tallassee is currently declining at a rate of -0.35% annually and its population has decreased by -5.60% 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 411 people per square mile.

The average household income in Tallassee is $56,667 with a poverty rate of 23.74%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $682 per month, and the median house value is $111,500. The median age in Tallassee is 33.6 years, 36.1 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.1 males.

Tallassee Demographics

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

  • White: 72.99%
  • Black or African American: 24.60%
  • Two or more races: 1.34%
  • Other race: 1.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Tallassee, Alabama is 4,549, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,581.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,819.

Tallassee, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,65972.99%
Black or African American1,23324.60%
Two or More Races671.34%
Some Other Race541.08%

Tallassee Population Pyramid 2020

Tallassee Median Age

33.6


Total

36.1


Male

33.6


Female

Tallassee Adults

There are 3,867 adults, (884 of whom are seniors) in Tallassee.

Tallassee Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallassee Sex Ratio

Female

2,846

56.77%

Male

2,167

43.23%

Tallassee Households and Families

Tallassee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Tallassee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
Non Family58.8%41.2%
All54.3%45.7%
Male28.3%71.7%
Female27.4%72.6%

54.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9262.5554.3
Married6743.5273.1
Non Family6651.0658.8
Female4602.9827.4
Male1273.6528.3

3.16

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Tallassee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2116.22%
9th to 12th Grade45713.48%
High School Graduate1,15934.19%
Some College82324.28%
Associates Degree3169.32%
Bachelors Degree2427.14%
Graduate Degree1825.37%

Tallassee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,5602,203389
Black75148410
Hispanic11369
Other Race5410
Multiple Races252525

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$30,901$51,739$23,060
Less Than High School$30,139$31,215$
High School Grad$40,027$52,564$14,391
Some College$27,043$44,022$24,871
Bachelors Degree$43,313$82,917$
Graduate Degree$106,316$107,368$

$30,901

Average Earnings

$51,739

Average Male

$23,060

Average Female

Tallassee Language

Tallassee Language by Age

Tallassee Language

99.02% of Tallassee residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.98% of the population.

Tallassee Poverty

Tallassee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,58062117.35%
Black1,21554644.94%
Hispanic1905931.05%

23.74%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.44%

Male Poverty Rate

31.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallassee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tallassee is Black, with 44.94% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallassee is White, with 17.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.08%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.30%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.11%
High School24.21%
Some College13.40%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed78.22%
Male Unemployed12.30%
Female Employed11.20%
Male Employed6.81%

Tallassee Income

Tallassee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,036$56,667
Families$52,535$67,278
Married Families$63,125-
Non Families-$34,713

Tallassee Marital Status

Tallassee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallassee Married by Age and Sex

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

Tallassee Veterans

274

Number of Veterans

251

Male Veterans

23

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam94
First Gulf War93
Second Gulf War79
World War II
Korea

$Tallassee Veterans by Education

6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.28%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallassee Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

18.1%

Unemployment Rate

Tallassee 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

80.91%

Born in Alabama

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.30% of Tallassee residents were born in the United States, with 80.91% 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 Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20204,549-16-0.35%
20194,565-16-0.35%
20184,581-20-0.43%
20174,601-16-0.35%
20164,617-18-0.39%
20154,635-39-0.83%
20144,674-32-0.68%
20134,706-13-0.28%
20124,719-26-0.55%
20114,745-5-0.11%
20104,750-184-0.38%
20004,934-178-0.35%
19905,1123490.71%
19804,763-46-0.10%
19704,809-125-0.26%
19604,9347091.56%
19504,2250.00%