Barbour County, Alabama Population 2021

Barbour County, Alabama's estimated population is 24,314 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Barbour County, Alabama is the 41st largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 27,327 and has seen a growth of -11.03% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202124,314-186-0.76%
202024,500-186-0.75%
201924,686-186-0.75%
201824,872-285-1.13%
201725,157-649-2.51%
201625,806-477-1.81%
201526,283-472-1.76%
201426,755-182-0.68%
201326,937-232-0.85%
201227,169-172-0.63%
201127,341140.05%
201027,3271,9107.51%
199025,4176612.67%
198024,7562,2139.82%
197022,543-2,157-8.73%
196024,700-4,192-14.51%
195028,892-3,830-11.70%
194032,7222970.92%
193032,4253581.12%
192032,067-661-2.02%
191032,728-2,424-6.90%
190035,1522540.73%
189034,8989192.70%
188033,9794,67015.93%
187029,309-1,503-4.88%
186030,8127,18030.38%
185023,63211,60896.54%
184012,0240.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76%
State
Founded
December 18, 1832
County Seat
2010 Population
27,327
Growth Since 2010
-11.03%
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Barbour County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American12,06647.58%
White11,86946.80%
Some Other Race9053.57%
Two or More Races3041.20%
Asian1340.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native820.32%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.00%
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Barbour County, Alabama Population by Race

Barbour County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Barbour County, Alabama Median Age

40.4


Total

38.7


Male

43.3


Female

Barbour County, Alabama Adults

There are 20,054 adults, (4,710 of whom are seniors) in Barbour County, Alabama.

Barbour County, Alabama Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Barbour County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

11,940

47.08%

Male

13,421

52.92%

Barbour County, Alabama Population by Age

Barbour County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Barbour County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.8%19.2%
Male70.7%29.3%
All60.9%39.1%
Non Family49%51%
Female34%66%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Barbour County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,3452.4160.9
Married3,9582.8980.8
Non Family3,1581.0849
Female1,7203.5534
Male5092.9670.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Barbour County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5248.48%
9th to 12th Grade3,28818.30%
High School Graduate6,39635.60%
Some College3,38218.83%
Associates Degree1,2947.20%
Bachelors Degree1,3677.61%
Graduate Degree7133.97%
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Barbour County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Barbour County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,9747,0941,584
Black8,0695,574407
Hispanic55921346
Other Race40711329
2+ Races18615116
Asian917227
Native American8267
Islander1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 81.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.67%.

Barbour County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,434$34,071$22,302
Less Than 9th Grade$23,099$27,589$13,884
High School Graduate$23,750$30,371$18,016
Some College$27,309$40,150$21,503
Bachelors Degree$50,152$54,211$44,355
Graduate Degree$58,209$52,083$58,508

$27,434

Average Earnings

$34,071

Average Male

$22,302

Average Female

Barbour County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Barbour County, Alabama Language by Age

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Barbour County, Alabama Language

92.86% of Barbour County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 7.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.76% of the population.

Barbour County, Alabama Language

Barbour County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,3784,57944.12%
White10,5411,55114.71%
Hispanic99160761.25%
Other88844750.34%
Multiple26514855.85%
Islander11100.00%

30.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.68%

Male Poverty Rate

34.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barbour County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barbour County, Alabama is White, with 14.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.12%.

Barbour County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.69%
High School23.56%
Some College13.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.90%

Barbour County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.56%
Male Unemployed29.10%
Female Employed14.30%
Male Employed9.73%

Barbour County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Barbour County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,525$47,068
Families$41,704$56,374
Married Families$60,061-
Non Families$18,123$26,919
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Income by Household Type

Barbour County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Barbour County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Barbour County, Alabama 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 45-54.

Barbour County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Barbour County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,328

Number of Veterans

1,223

Male Veterans

105

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam644
First Gulf War225
Second Gulf War209
Korea101
World War II45

Barbour County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74478
55 to 64268
75+245
35 to 54238
18 to 3499

Barbour County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7918.00%
Black4965.36%
Native American1821.95%
2+ Races177.14%
Hispanic142.14%
Asian66.25%

Barbour County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Barbour County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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12.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barbour County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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44.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.8%

Employment Rate

9.2%

Unemployment Rate

Barbour County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Barbour County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Barbour County, Alabama 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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68.29%

Born in Barbour County, Alabama

97.28%

Native Born

2.72%

Foreign Born

1.40%

Non Citizen

1.32%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.28% of Barbour County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 68.29% having been born in Alabama. 1.40% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Barbour County, Alabama Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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