West Blocton, Alabama Population 2021

1,252
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West Blocton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,252, it is the 240th largest city in Alabama and the 9410th largest city in the United States. West Blocton is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,240 in 2010. West Blocton reached it's highest population of 1,287 in 2010. Spanning over 5 miles, West Blocton has a population density of 261 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Blocton is $45,079 with a poverty rate of 18.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $849 per month, and the median house value is $83,700. The median age in West Blocton is 48 years, 47.2 years for males, and 48.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.4 males.

West Blocton Demographics

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

  • White: 86.13%
  • Black or African American: 13.23%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of West Blocton, Alabama is 1,252, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,252.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,240.

West Blocton, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06886.13%
Black or African American16413.23%
Two or More Races80.65%
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West Blocton Population by Race

West Blocton Population Pyramid 2021

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West Blocton Median Age

48


Total

47.2


Male

48.7


Female

West Blocton Adults

There are 1,004 adults, (303 of whom are seniors) in West Blocton.

West Blocton Age Dependency

76.9

Age Dependency Ratio

43.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.7

Child Dependency Ratio

West Blocton Sex Ratio

Female

641

51.69%

Male

599

48.31%

West Blocton Population by Age

West Blocton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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West Blocton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.2%20.8%
Male73%27%
All72.9%27.1%
Non Family69.5%30.5%
Female62.3%37.7%

72.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

West Blocton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4722.6372.9
Married1973.4179.2
Non Family1771.0769.5
Female613.8962.3
Male373.8173

3.53

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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West Blocton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade555.66%
9th to 12th Grade949.68%
High School Graduate54656.23%
Some College18218.74%
Associates Degree222.27%
Bachelors Degree616.28%
Graduate Degree111.13%
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West Blocton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Blocton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.20%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.42%.

West Blocton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,854$58,875$17,386
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$$114,306$
Some College$51,875$57,667$
Bachelors Degree$51,339$$
Graduate Degree$108,750$$

$48,854

Average Earnings

$58,875

Average Male

$17,386

Average Female

West Blocton Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Blocton Language by Age

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West Blocton Language

99.59% of West Blocton residents speak only English, while 0.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.41% of the population.

West Blocton Language

West Blocton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black16411871.95%
White1,06811210.49%

18.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

23.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Blocton

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Blocton is Black, with 71.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Blocton is White, with 10.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.49%.

West Blocton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.87%
High School21.25%
Some College5.39%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

West Blocton Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed31.03%
Female Employed27.87%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Blocton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Blocton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,625$45,079
Families$41,750$56,737
Married Families$44,417-
Non Families$16,726$24,459
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Income by Household Type

West Blocton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.8%

Female Marriage Rate

West Blocton Married by Age and Sex

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West Blocton Marriage

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

West Blocton Marital Status by Race

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West Blocton Marital Status

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102

Number of Veterans

98

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Korea33
Vietnam19
First Gulf War16
World War II15
Second Gulf War

West Blocton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+54
35 to 5423
65 to 7414
55 to 6411
18 to 34

West Blocton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9710.92%
Black54.31%

West Blocton Veterans by Race

West Blocton Veterans by Education

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6.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

54.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Blocton Veterans by Education

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36.6%

Labor Force Participation

31.8%

Employment Rate

13%

Unemployment Rate

West Blocton Employment by Age

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West Blocton Employment by Race

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West Blocton 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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88.15%

Born in Alabama

99.92%

Native Born

0.08%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.92% of West Blocton residents were born in the United States, with 88.15% having been born in Alabama. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

West Blocton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,2520.00%
20201,2520.00%
20191,2520.00%
20181,252-11-0.87%
20171,2630.00%
20161,26330.24%
20151,260-2-0.16%
20141,262-2-0.16%
20131,264-10-0.78%
20121,274-7-0.55%
20111,281-6-0.47%
20101,2870.00%

West Blocton Population by Year