Wadley, Alabama Population 2024

855

Wadley is a city located in Randolph County Alabama. Wadley has a 2024 population of 855. Wadley is currently growing at a rate of 0.94% annually and its population has increased by 14.61% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 746 in 2020.

The average household income in Wadley is $49,578 with a poverty rate of 28.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Wadley is 20.7 years, 20.2 years for males, and 21.6 years for females.

Wadley Demographics

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

  • White: 59.05%
  • Black or African American: 26%
  • Two or more races: 12.32%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Other race: 1.26%
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
587.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
14.61% (109)
The current population of Wadley, Alabama is 855 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 746.

Wadley, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White56159.05%
Black or African American24726%
Two or more races11712.32%
Native American131.37%
Other race121.26%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Wadley Population by Race

Wadley Population Pyramid 2024

Wadley Median Age

20.7

Total

20.2

Male

21.6

Female

Wadley Adults

There are 750 adults, (94 of whom are seniors) in Wadley.

Wadley Age Dependency

44.8

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadley Sex Ratio

Female53155.89%
Male41944.11%

Wadley Population by Age

Wadley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2482.5153.646.4
Non Family981.1237.862.2
Married783.3388.511.5
Female573.7535.164.9
Male152.646.753.3
showing: 5 rows

3.35

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wadley Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Wadley Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wadley Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 78.95%.

Wadley Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,125

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$28,250

Average Female

Wadley Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wadley Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wadley Language

93.26% of Wadley residents speak only English, while 6.74% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.93% of the population.

Wadley Language

Wadley Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1748951.15%
White3618322.99%
Multiple7245.56%
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28.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.72%

Male Poverty Rate

30.9%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wadley is Black, with 51.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadley is Multiple, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.33%.

Wadley Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade65.33%
Some College33.75%
High School24.66%
Bachelors or Greater3.3%
showing: 4 rows

Wadley Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed20.83%
Male Employed7.62%
showing: 4 rows

Wadley Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wadley Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wadley Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

23.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

27.7%

Male Marriage Rate

20.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wadley Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wadley Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Wadley Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wadley Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

18

Number of Veterans

15

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Wadley Veterans by War

count

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Wadley Veterans by Age

count

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Wadley Veterans by Race

Wadley Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadley Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

36.8%

Labor Force Participation

33.4%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wadley Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wadley Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wadley Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.21%

Born in Wadley

97.26%

Native Born

2.74%

Foreign Born

2.63%

Non Citizen

0.11%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.26% of Wadley residents were born in the United States, with 74.21% having been born in Alabama. 2.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wadley Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202989580.9%
202888780.91%
202787980.92%
202687180.93%
202586380.94%
202485580.94%
202384780.95%
202283980.96%
20218318511.39%
2020746385.37%
2019708-2-0.28%
2018710-15-2.07%
2017725182.55%
2016707-15-2.08%
201572250.7%
2014717-8-1.1%
2013725-2-0.28%
2012727-15-2.02%
2011742-7-0.93%
2010749
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Wadley Population by Year