Wetumpka, Alabama Population 2022

7,358
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Wetumpka is a city located in Elmore County Alabama. Wetumpka has a 2020 population of 7,358. It is also the county seat of Elmore County. Wetumpka is currently growing at a rate of 0.95% annually and its population has increased by 1.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,220 in 2010.

The average household income in Wetumpka is $64,679 with a poverty rate of 10.99%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $807 per month, and the median house value is $147,700. The median age in Wetumpka is 35 years, 28.1 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Wetumpka Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Wetumpkawas:

  • White: 60.36%
  • Black or African American: 33.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.00%
  • Asian: 1.93%
  • Other race: 1.67%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wetumpka, Alabama is 7,358 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,220.

Wetumpka, Alabama Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,99960.36%
Black or African American2,80533.87%
American Indian and Alaska Native140.17%
Asian1601.93%
Some Other Race1381.67%
Two or More Races1662.00%
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Wetumpka Population by Race

Wetumpka Population Pyramid 2022

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Wetumpka Median Age

35.4


Total

29.3


Male

36.1


Female

Wetumpka Adults

There are 6,363 adults, (1,355 of whom are seniors) in Wetumpka.

Wetumpka Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Wetumpka Sex Ratio

Female

5,116

61.77%

Male

3,166

38.23%

Wetumpka Population by Age

Wetumpka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wetumpka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.4%23.6%
All59.5%40.5%
Non Family48.3%51.7%
Female41.1%58.9%
Male0%100%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wetumpka Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0612.3759.5
Married1,5073.1176.4
Male762.710
Female6202.4341.1
Non Family858048.3

2.89

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

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Wetumpka Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3015.17%
9th to 12th Grade4928.44%
High School Graduate2,06335.41%
Some College1,24221.32%
Associates Degree3245.56%
Bachelors Degree95216.34%
Graduate Degree4527.76%
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Wetumpka Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wetumpka Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Native American14148
Asian11211259
Hispanic23179
White3,9633,4791,183
Black1,4531,315154
Other Race13870
2+ Races13235

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 57.14%.

Wetumpka Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,292$50,353$29,954
Less Than 9th Grade$13,358$$13,148
High School Graduate$$46,918$22,035
Some College$38,516$50,221$37,188
Bachelors Degree$47,163$55,990$45,385
Graduate Degree$57,885$$53,654

$41,292

Average Earnings

$50,353

Average Male

$29,954

Average Female

Wetumpka Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wetumpka Language by Age

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Wetumpka Language

96.59% of Wetumpka residents speak only English, while 3.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.03% of the population.

Wetumpka Language

Wetumpka Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1079891.59%
Multiple1478054.42%
Black2,57934013.18%
White4,1402806.76%
OtherNaN%

10.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.12%

Male Poverty Rate

12.39%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wetumpka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wetumpka is Hispanic, with 91.59% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wetumpka is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.35%.

Wetumpka Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.65%
High School3.62%
Some College1.11%
Bachelors or Greater3.39%

Wetumpka Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.13%
Male Unemployed44.44%
Female Employed12.15%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wetumpka Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wetumpka Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$46,509$61,615
Families$52,714$72,194
Married Families$87,674-
Non Families$27,616$34,390
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Income by Household Type

Wetumpka Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

43.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Wetumpka Married by Age and Sex

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Wetumpka Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Wetumpka Marital Status by Race

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Wetumpka Marital Status

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529

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War209
First Gulf War124
Vietnam169
Korea58
World War II

Wetumpka Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34152
35 to 54113
55 to 64
65 to 74152
75+112

Wetumpka Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2616.22%
Black19211.15%
Native American642.86%
Other Race7050.72%

Wetumpka Veterans by Race

Wetumpka Veterans by Education

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3.37%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wetumpka Veterans by Education

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51.3%

Labor Force Participation

48%

Employment Rate

5.6%

Unemployment Rate

Wetumpka Employment by Age

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Wetumpka Employment by Race

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Wetumpka 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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76.56%

Born in Wetumpka

98.27%

Native Born

1.73%

Foreign Born

1.26%

Non Citizen

0.47%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.27% of Wetumpka residents were born in the United States, with 76.56% having been born in Alabama. 1.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wetumpka Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19403,0890.00%
19503,8137242.13%
19603,672-141-0.38%
19703,7861140.31%
19804,3415551.38%
19904,6703290.73%
20005,7261,0562.06%
20106,5288021.32%
20116,597691.06%
20126,666691.05%
20136,735691.04%
20146,804691.02%
20156,873691.01%
20166,942691.00%
20177,011690.99%
20187,080690.98%
20197,149690.97%
20207,220710.99%
20217,289690.96%
20227,358690.95%

Wetumpka Population by Year