Wedowee, Alabama Population 2021

788
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Wedowee is a city located in Randolph County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Randolph County. With a 2020 population of 788, it is the 281st largest city in Alabama and the 11338th largest city in the United States . Wedowee is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -4.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 823 in 2010. Wedowee reached it's highest population of 822 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, Wedowee has a population density of 226 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wedowee is $48,124 with a poverty rate of 21.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $444 per month, and the median house value is $120,000. The median age in Wedowee is 48.8 years, 48.5 years for males, and 49.4 years for females.

Wedowee Demographics

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

  • White: 60.85%
  • Black or African American: 36.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.07%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wedowee, Alabama is 788 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 797.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 823.

Wedowee, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White49960.85%
Black or African American29936.46%
Two or More Races172.07%
Some Other Race50.61%
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Wedowee Population by Race

Wedowee Population Pyramid $2021

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Wedowee Median Age

48.8


Total

48.5


Male

49.4


Female

Wedowee Adults

There are 646 adults, (237 of whom are seniors) in Wedowee.

Wedowee Age Dependency

100.5

Age Dependency Ratio

57.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Wedowee Sex Ratio

Female

448

54.63%

Male

372

45.37%

Wedowee Population by Age

Wedowee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wedowee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married89.8%10.2%
All76.5%23.5%
Female71.4%28.6%
Non Family67.1%32.9%

76.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wedowee Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3532.0876.5
Non Family1641.0167.1
Married1282.9189.8
Female563.1471.4
Male53.8100

2.98

Average Family Size

2.08

Average Household Size

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Wedowee Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6711.09%
9th to 12th Grade8714.40%
High School Graduate22036.42%
Some College9315.40%
Associates Degree406.62%
Bachelors Degree6610.93%
Graduate Degree315.13%
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Wedowee Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wedowee Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White36130073
Black2061156
Hispanic222015
2+ Races17175
Other Race55

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 68.18%.

Wedowee Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,500$41,339$25,724
Less Than 9th Grade$26,591$26,818$
High School Graduate$31,442$55,000$23,542
Some College$32,000$40,750$30,417
Bachelors Degree$$87,778$26,442
Graduate Degree$$$46,875

$31,500

Average Earnings

$41,339

Average Male

$25,724

Average Female

Wedowee Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wedowee Language by Age

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Wedowee Language

96.01% of Wedowee residents speak only English, while 3.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Wedowee Language

Wedowee Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26511443.02%
White426429.86%
Hispanic2627.69%

21.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

28.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wedowee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wedowee is Black, with 43.02% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wedowee is Hispanic, with 7.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.70%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.82%.

Wedowee Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School25.26%
Bachelors or Greater10.99%
Less Than 9th Grade9.16%
Some College8.87%

Wedowee Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed4.49%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed4.43%

Wedowee Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wedowee Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,042$48,124
Families$40,938$67,838
Married Families$50,833-
Non Families$18,250$25,146
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Income by Household Type

Wedowee Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

43.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Wedowee Married by Age and Sex

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Wedowee 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.

Wedowee Marital Status by Race

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Wedowee Marital Status

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30

Number of Veterans

27

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War10
Vietnam8
Second Gulf War6
World War II5
Korea

Wedowee Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+15
55 to 648
35 to 544
65 to 743
18 to 34

Wedowee Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White276.80%
2+ Races317.65%

Wedowee Veterans by Race

Wedowee Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

73.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wedowee Veterans by Education

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37.1%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

Wedowee Employment by Age

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Wedowee Employment by Race

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Wedowee 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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65.37%

Born in Wedowee

99.15%

Native Born

0.85%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.15% of Wedowee residents were born in the United States, with 65.37% 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 Latin America.

Wedowee Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021788-3-0.38%
2020791-3-0.38%
2019794-3-0.38%
2018797-1-0.13%
201779840.50%
2016794-6-0.75%
201580060.76%
2014794-9-1.12%
20138030.00%
2012803-9-1.11%
2011812-10-1.22%
20108220.00%

Wedowee Population by Year