West Blocton, Alabama Population 2020

1,235

West Blocton is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 1,235, it is the 236th largest city in Alabama and the 9460th largest city in the United States. West Blocton is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -0.40% 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 257 people per square mile.

The average household income in West Blocton is $49,722 with a poverty rate of 18.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $83,100. The median age in West Blocton is 47.5 years, 41.8 years for males, and 49 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.9 males.

West Blocton Demographics

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

  • White: 78.99%
  • Black or African American: 19.97%
  • Two or more races: 1.04%
  • 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 1,235, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,239.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,240.

West Blocton, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06878.99%
Black or African American27019.97%
Two or More Races141.04%

West Blocton Population Pyramid 2020

West Blocton Median Age

47.5


Total

41.8


Male

49


Female

West Blocton Adults

There are 1,133 adults, (310 of whom are seniors) in West Blocton.

West Blocton Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Child Dependency Ratio

West Blocton Sex Ratio

Female

701

51.85%

Male

651

48.15%

West Blocton Households and Families

West Blocton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

West Blocton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married92.5%7.5%
All82.6%17.4%
Non Family74.3%25.7%
Female67.2%32.8%

82.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4842.7982.6
Married1993.892.5
Non Family1831.0774.3
Female674.0967.2
Male353.63100

3.82

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

0.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

West Blocton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade857.81%
9th to 12th Grade898.18%
High School Graduate51447.24%
Some College14813.60%
Associates Degree514.69%
Bachelors Degree14413.24%
Graduate Degree575.24%

West Blocton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White879734106
Black19917595
Hispanic5
Multiple Races55

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 black people with a rate of 47.74%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,270$56,250$28,438
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$38,750$111,375$
Some College$45,625$57,679$42,917
Bachelors Degree$$$46,500
Graduate Degree$71,424$$

$50,270

Average Earnings

$56,250

Average Male

$28,438

Average Female

West Blocton Language

West Blocton Language by Age

West Blocton Language

97.56% of West Blocton residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.14% of the population.

West Blocton Poverty

West Blocton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black27012044.44%
White1,04810810.31%
Hispanic2020100.00%

18.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.59%

Male Poverty Rate

19.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in West Blocton

The race most likely to be in poverty in West Blocton is Hispanic, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in West Blocton is White, with 10.31% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.21%
High School18.48%
Some College7.54%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.38%
Female Employed13.89%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

West Blocton Income

West Blocton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$38,393$49,722
Families$43,583$61,448
Married Families$50,625-
Non Families$21,528$29,445

West Blocton Marital Status

West Blocton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.6%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

Female Marriage Rate

West Blocton Married by Age and Sex

West Blocton 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 55-64.

West Blocton Marital Status by Race

West Blocton Veterans

98

Number of Veterans

93

Male Veterans

5

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam46
First Gulf War18
World War II15
Korea15
Second Gulf War4

$West Blocton Veterans by Education

4.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.90%

Veteran Disability Rate

West Blocton Employment Status

42.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.6%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

West Blocton 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

89.35%

Born in Alabama

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.48% of West Blocton residents were born in the United States, with 89.35% having been born in Alabama. 0.52% 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
20201,235-2-0.16%
20191,237-2-0.16%
20181,239-13-1.04%
20171,252-2-0.16%
20161,25420.16%
20151,252-4-0.32%
20141,256-1-0.08%
20131,257-13-1.02%
20121,270-7-0.55%
20111,277-10-0.78%
20101,2870.00%