Wetumpka, Alabama Population 2020

8,242

Wetumpka is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 8,242, it is the 79th largest city in Alabama and the 3542nd largest city in the United States. Wetumpka is currently declining at a rate of -0.22% annually but its population has increased by 26.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,528 in 2010. Wetumpka reached it's highest population of 8,278 in 2018. Spanning over 11 miles, Wetumpka has a population density of 754 people per square mile.

The average household income in Wetumpka is $65,004 with a poverty rate of 9.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $911 per month, and the median house value is $138,000. The median age in Wetumpka is 38.1 years, 37.8 years for males, and 38.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 69.5 males.

Wetumpka Demographics

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

  • White: 65.63%
  • Black or African American: 30.43%
  • Two or more races: 2.08%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.34%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Wetumpka, Alabama is 8,242, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,278.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,528.

Wetumpka, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,32765.63%
Black or African American2,47030.43%
Two or More Races1692.08%
Some Other Race1231.52%
Asian280.34%

Wetumpka Population Pyramid 2020

Wetumpka Median Age

38.1


Total

37.8


Male

38.6


Female

Wetumpka Adults

There are 6,663 adults, (1,290 of whom are seniors) in Wetumpka.

Wetumpka Age Dependency

51.1

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Wetumpka Sex Ratio

Female

4,790

59.01%

Male

3,327

40.99%

Wetumpka Households and Families

Wetumpka Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Wetumpka Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68%32%
All53.6%46.4%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female44.2%55.8%
Male8.5%91.5%

53.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0832.353.6
Married1,2893.0668
Non Family1,1931.0445.9
Female4953.2444.2
Male1062.88.5

3

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

1.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Wetumpka Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3035.31%
9th to 12th Grade5108.94%
High School Graduate1,74130.51%
Some College1,34223.51%
Associates Degree59610.44%
Bachelors Degree81414.26%
Graduate Degree4017.03%

Wetumpka Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,9713,451893
Black1,4811,309322
Other Race12359
Multiple Races9747
Hispanic57
Asian2828

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,346$44,639$33,655
Less Than High School$$$2,500
High School Grad$22,086$43,166$21,407
Some College$41,842$63,553$38,252
Bachelors Degree$44,033$$44,092
Graduate Degree$54,815$80,132$52,321

$40,346

Average Earnings

$44,639

Average Male

$33,655

Average Female

Wetumpka Language

Wetumpka Language by Age

Wetumpka Language

97.59% of Wetumpka residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.05% of the population.

Wetumpka Poverty

Wetumpka Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,5954038.77%
Black2,18925911.83%

9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.12%

Male Poverty Rate

9.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wetumpka

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wetumpka is Black, with 11.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wetumpka is White, with 8.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.79%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School33.27%
High School8.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.57%
Some College3.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.74%
Female Employed6.48%
Male Employed1.33%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Wetumpka Income

Wetumpka Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$49,982$65,004
Families$69,750$79,285
Married Families$90,051-
Non Families$29,409$34,350

Wetumpka Marital Status

Wetumpka Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wetumpka Married by Age and Sex

Wetumpka Marriage

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

Wetumpka Marital Status by Race

Wetumpka Veterans

466

Number of Veterans

337

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War180
Second Gulf War132
Vietnam114
Korea69
World War II8
Name Veterans % of Total
White2676.08%
Black934.64%
Other5947.97%
2 or More4748.45%

$Wetumpka Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wetumpka Employment Status

53.5%

Labor Force Participation

49%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Wetumpka 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

77.70%

Born in Alabama

98.93%

Native Born

1.07%

Foreign Born

0.91%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

98.93% of Wetumpka residents were born in the United States, with 77.70% having been born in Alabama. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,242-18-0.22%
20198,260-18-0.22%
20188,278370.45%
20178,241-18-0.22%
20168,2591802.23%
20158,0793424.42%
20147,7372563.42%
20137,4812433.36%
20127,2381982.81%
20117,0401582.30%
20106,8821,1561.86%
20005,7261,0562.06%
19904,6703290.73%
19804,3415551.38%
19703,7861140.31%
19603,672-141-0.38%
19503,8137242.13%
19403,0890.00%