Wadley, Alabama Population 2020

762

Wadley is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 762, it is the 288th largest city in Alabama and the 11509th largest city in the United States. Wadley is currently growing at a rate of 2.28% annually and its population has increased by 1.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 751 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Wadley has a population density of 524 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wadley is $36,243 with a poverty rate of 38.07%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $398 per month, and the median house value is $85,000. The median age in Wadley is 20.7 years, 21 years for males, and 20.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.8 males.

Wadley Demographics

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

  • White: 60.82%
  • Black or African American: 36.22%
  • Two or more races: 2.97%
  • 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 762, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 728.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 751.

Wadley, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49260.82%
Black or African American29336.22%
Two or More Races242.97%

Wadley Population Pyramid 2020

Wadley Median Age

20.7


Total

21


Male

20.4


Female

Wadley Adults

There are 602 adults, (77 of whom are seniors) in Wadley.

Wadley Age Dependency

54.1

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wadley Sex Ratio

Female

407

50.31%

Male

402

49.69%

Wadley Households and Families

Wadley Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wadley Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married59.7%40.3%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
All51.9%48.1%
Male45.5%54.5%
Female39.3%60.7%

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2162.6451.9
Married773.2659.7
Non Family721.0354.2
Female563.4639.3
Male114.6445.5

3.42

Average Family Size

2.64

Average Household Size

2.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wadley Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5316.01%
9th to 12th Grade5616.92%
High School Graduate9629.00%
Some College5616.92%
Associates Degree185.44%
Bachelors Degree3711.18%
Graduate Degree154.53%

Wadley Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 76.25%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 21.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,909$27,750$25,000
Less Than High School$$2,500$19,750
High School Grad$28,250$29,250$26,250
Some College$54,063$63,214$
Bachelors Degree$24,375$$16,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$25,909

Average Earnings

$27,750

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Wadley Language

Wadley Language by Age

Wadley Language

99.04% of Wadley residents speak only English, while 0.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.96% of the population.

Wadley Poverty

Wadley Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White37812633.33%
Black1758448.00%
Multiple17741.18%

38.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

36.40%

Male Poverty Rate

39.60%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wadley

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wadley is Black, with 48.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wadley is White, with 33.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 10.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 48.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.74%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School71.56%
Some College31.08%
High School23.96%
Bachelors or Greater3.85%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed78.79%
Female Employed27.47%
Male Employed7.69%

Wadley Income

Wadley Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$24,792$36,243
Families$27,115$42,290
Married Families$47,917-
Non Families$13,182$23,500

Wadley Marital Status

Wadley Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

26.5%

Male Marriage Rate

25.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Wadley Married by Age and Sex

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 35-44.

Wadley Marital Status by Race

Wadley Veterans

3

Number of Veterans

1

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
World War II1
Korea
Vietnam
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

$Wadley Veterans by Education

66.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

100.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wadley Employment Status

37.1%

Labor Force Participation

28.7%

Employment Rate

22.4%

Unemployment Rate

Wadley 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

69.96%

Born in Alabama

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Wadley residents were born in the United States, with 69.96% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020762172.28%
2019745172.34%
2018728-2-0.27%
2017730172.38%
2016713-14-1.93%
201572750.69%
2014722-8-1.10%
201373010.14%
2012729-15-2.02%
2011744-7-0.93%
20107510.00%