Wedowee, Alabama Population 2020

801

Wedowee is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 801, it is the 280th largest city in Alabama and the 11281st largest city in the United States. Wedowee is currently growing at a rate of 0.25% annually but its population has decreased by -2.67% 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 229 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wedowee is $53,126 with a poverty rate of 23.72%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $550 per month, and the median house value is $76,800. The median age in Wedowee is 48.1 years, 48.8 years for males, and 46.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.6 males.

Wedowee Demographics

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

  • White: 59.72%
  • Black or African American: 37.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.68%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wedowee, Alabama is 801, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White46159.72%
Black or African American28837.31%
Two or More Races131.68%
Some Other Race101.30%

Wedowee Population Pyramid 2020

Wedowee Median Age

48.1


Total

48.8


Male

46.3


Female

Wedowee Adults

There are 594 adults, (215 of whom are seniors) in Wedowee.

Wedowee Age Dependency

103.7

Age Dependency Ratio

56.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47

Child Dependency Ratio

Wedowee Sex Ratio

Female

403

52.20%

Male

369

47.80%

Wedowee Households and Families

Wedowee Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wedowee Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married88%12%
All75.7%24.3%
Non Family72.7%27.3%
Female40%60%

75.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3212.1375.7
Non Family1541.0572.7
Married1252.8688
Female354.0340
Male73.57100

3.11

Average Family Size

2.13

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wedowee Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade407.35%
9th to 12th Grade7313.42%
High School Graduate21639.71%
Some College8715.99%
Associates Degree325.88%
Bachelors Degree5810.66%
Graduate Degree386.99%

Wedowee Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White32627973
Black1821238
Hispanic282113
Multiple Races13134
Other Race105

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 hispanic people with a rate of 46.43%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,341$32,455$24,688
Less Than High School$30,536$30,714$
High School Grad$26,806$31,023$23,889
Some College$31,696$35,000$30,625
Bachelors Degree$62,708$75,000$24,583
Graduate Degree$46,250$46,250$46,250

$31,341

Average Earnings

$32,455

Average Male

$24,688

Average Female

Wedowee Language

Wedowee Language by Age

Wedowee Language

95.87% of Wedowee residents speak only English, while 4.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.13% of the population.

Wedowee Poverty

Wedowee Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black26111845.21%
White3864210.88%
Hispanic2827.14%

23.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.27%

Male Poverty Rate

27.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wedowee

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wedowee is Black, with 45.21% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wedowee is Hispanic, with 7.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.47%.

Name Poverty
High School20.00%
Bachelors or Greater14.44%
Less Than High School10.99%
Some College10.53%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed7.50%
Male Employed6.87%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wedowee Income

Wedowee Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,150$53,126
Families$33,542$75,001
Married Families$43,542-
Non Families$23,333$29,133

Wedowee Marital Status

Wedowee Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wedowee Married by Age and Sex

Wedowee 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 45-54.

Wedowee Marital Status by Race

Wedowee Veterans

28

Number of Veterans

25

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam9
First Gulf War7
World War II5
Second Gulf War3
Korea

$Wedowee Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

75.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wedowee Employment Status

35.9%

Labor Force Participation

34.9%

Employment Rate

2.8%

Unemployment Rate

Wedowee 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

72.02%

Born in Alabama

99.09%

Native Born

0.91%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.09% of Wedowee residents were born in the United States, with 72.02% 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.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202080120.25%
201979920.25%
20187970.00%
201779720.25%
2016795-6-0.75%
201580170.88%
2014794-7-0.87%
2013801-2-0.25%
2012803-10-1.23%
2011813-9-1.09%
20108220.00%