Wadley, Alabama Population 2021

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Wadley is a city located in Randolph County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 712, it is the 298th largest city in Alabama and the 11808th largest city in the United States . Wadley is currently declining at a rate of -0.14% annually and its population has decreased by -5.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 751 in 2010. Wadley reached it's highest population of 751 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Wadley has a population density of 489 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wadley is $39,006 with a poverty rate of 32.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $388 per month, and the median house value is $91,100. The median age in Wadley is 20.3 years, 20.5 years for males, and 20.1 years for females.

Wadley Demographics

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

  • White: 61.76%
  • Black or African American: 32.57%
  • Two or more races: 5.67%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Wadley, Alabama is 712 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 715.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 751.

Wadley, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White51261.76%
Black or African American27032.57%
Two or More Races475.67%
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Wadley Population by Race

Wadley Population Pyramid $2021

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Wadley Median Age

20.3


Total

20.5


Male

20.1


Female

Wadley Adults

There are 613 adults, (89 of whom are seniors) in Wadley.

Wadley Age Dependency

58.2

Age Dependency Ratio

17

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadley Sex Ratio

Female

440

53.08%

Male

389

46.92%

Wadley Population by Age

Wadley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wadley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
All53.7%46.3%
Non Family50%50%
Female44.7%55.3%
Male27.3%72.7%

53.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wadley Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2292.5453.7
Non Family941.0450
Married773.967.5
Female473.2144.7
Male11327.3

3.52

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

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Wadley Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4714.16%
9th to 12th Grade5315.96%
High School Graduate10932.83%
Some College4513.55%
Associates Degree206.02%
Bachelors Degree3911.75%
Graduate Degree195.72%
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Wadley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wadley Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White22818756
Black10243
2+ Races222

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%.

Wadley Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,944$33,750$25,250
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$30,167$31,667$26,429
Some College$53,000$64,375$21,964
Bachelors Degree$46,250$$30,000
Graduate Degree$$$

$26,944

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$25,250

Average Female

Wadley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wadley Language by Age

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Wadley Language

99.19% of Wadley residents speak only English, while 0.81% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.81% of the population.

Wadley Language

Wadley Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White38811228.87%
Black1546944.81%
Multiple40922.50%

32.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.62%

Male Poverty Rate

34.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wadley is Black, with 44.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadley is Multiple, with 22.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 45.71%.

Wadley Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade76.00%
High School26.61%
Some College24.62%
Bachelors or Greater3.45%

Wadley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed78.26%
Female Employed17.35%
Male Employed8.16%

Wadley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wadley Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$23,958$39,006
Families$34,063$51,107
Married Families$61,875-
Non Families$12,308$19,034
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Income by Household Type

Wadley Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

26.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.0%

Male Marriage Rate

24.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wadley Married by Age and Sex

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Wadley Marriage

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

Wadley Marital Status by Race

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Wadley Marital Status

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11

Number of Veterans

9

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War6
World War II3
Korea
Vietnam
Second Gulf War

Wadley Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 546
75+3
55 to 642
65 to 74
18 to 34

Wadley Veterans by Age

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Wadley Veterans by Race

Wadley Veterans by Education

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18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadley Veterans by Education

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40.7%

Labor Force Participation

34%

Employment Rate

16.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wadley Employment by Age

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Wadley Employment by Race

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Wadley 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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69.84%

Born in Wadley

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wadley residents were born in the United States, with 69.84% 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.

Wadley Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021712-1-0.14%
2020713-1-0.14%
2019714-1-0.14%
2018715-12-1.65%
2017727152.11%
2016712-12-1.66%
201572430.42%
2014721-6-0.83%
2013727-2-0.27%
2012729-15-2.02%
2011744-7-0.93%
20107510.00%

Wadley Population by Year