West Blocton, Alabama Population 2024

1,138

West Blocton is a city located in Bibb County Alabama. West Blocton has a 2024 population of 1,138. West Blocton is currently declining at a rate of -2.4% annually and its population has decreased by -6.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,214 in 2020.

The average household income in West Blocton is $49,125 with a poverty rate of 27.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in West Blocton is 32.8 years, 40.4 years for males, and 28.5 years for females.

West Blocton Demographics

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

  • White: 88.98%
  • Black or African American: 10.44%
  • Two or more races: 0.58%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
4.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
237.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-6.26% (-76)
The current population of West Blocton, Alabama is 1,138 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,214.

West Blocton, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,38988.98%
Black or African American16310.44%
Two or more races90.58%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

West Blocton Population by Race

West Blocton Population Pyramid 2024

West Blocton Median Age

32.8

Total

40.4

Male

28.5

Female

West Blocton Adults

There are 1,120 adults, (231 of whom are seniors) in West Blocton.

West Blocton Age Dependency

75.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Blocton Sex Ratio

Female84153.88%
Male72046.12%

West Blocton Population by Age

West Blocton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5222.9972.827.2
Married2593.668812
Non Family1921.0559.440.6
Male546.0638.961.1
Female175.061000
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3.98

Average Family Size

2.99

Average Household Size

72.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

West Blocton 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

West Blocton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

West Blocton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 89.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.72%.

West Blocton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,635

Average Earnings

$57,679

Average Male

$19,052

Average Female

West Blocton Earnings by Educational Attainment

West Blocton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

West Blocton Language

88.1% of West Blocton residents speak only English, while 11.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.9% of the population.

West Blocton Language

West Blocton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,20821918.13%
Hispanic181181100%
Black1632414.72%
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27.16%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.81%

Male Poverty Rate

36.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Blocton

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Blocton is Hispanic, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Blocton is Black, with 14.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.38%.

West Blocton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater36%
Less Than 9th Grade31.29%
Some College21.14%
High School8.79%
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West Blocton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed13.89%
Female Employed13.37%
Male Employed10.6%
Female Unemployed
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West Blocton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

West Blocton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

West Blocton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

West Blocton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

West Blocton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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West Blocton Veterans by War

count

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West Blocton Veterans by Age

count

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West Blocton Veterans by Race

West Blocton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

21.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Blocton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.8%

Labor Force Participation

43.3%

Employment Rate

7.4%

Unemployment Rate

West Blocton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

West Blocton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

West Blocton 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

82%

Born in West Blocton

97.95%

Native Born

2.05%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.95% of West Blocton residents were born in the United States, with 82% having been born in Alabama. 2.05% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

West Blocton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029998-28-2.73%
20281,026-28-2.66%
20271,054-28-2.59%
20261,082-28-2.52%
20251,110-28-2.46%
20241,138-28-2.4%
20231,166-28-2.35%
20221,194-28-2.29%
20211,22280.66%
20201,214-30-2.41%
20191,24410.08%
20181,243-15-1.19%
20171,258-2-0.16%
20161,26040.32%
20151,256-3-0.24%
20141,259-2-0.16%
20131,261-13-1.02%
20121,274-7-0.55%
20111,281-6-0.47%
20101,287
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West Blocton Population by Year