Blount County, Alabama Population 2024

60,116

Blount County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 60,116 with a growth rate of 0.5% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Blount County, Alabama is the 23rd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was 57,372 and has seen a growth of 4.78% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202961,6163000.49%
202861,3163000.49%
202761,0163000.49%
202660,7163000.5%
202560,4163000.5%
202460,1163000.5%
202359,8163000.5%
202259,5164370.74%
202159,079-28-0.05%
202059,1071,2672.19%
201957,840700.12%
201857,770-31-0.05%
201757,8013140.55%
201657,487-48-0.08%
201557,535-10%
201457,536-94-0.16%
201357,630450.08%
201257,585240.04%
201157,5611890.33%
201057,37200%
199039,2482,7897.65%
198036,4599,60635.77%
197026,8531,4045.52%
196025,449-3,526-12.17%
195028,975-515-1.75%
194029,4901,4705.25%
193028,0202,4829.72%
192025,5384,08219.02%
191021,456-1,663-7.19%
190023,1191,1925.44%
189021,9276,55842.67%
188015,3695,42454.54%
18709,945-920-8.47%
186010,8653,49847.48%
18507,3671,79732.26%
18405,5701,33731.59%
18304,2331,81875.28%
18202,415-59,201-96.08%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.5% (300)
County Website
Blount County
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
59,107
Area
645 mi²
Density
93 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
1.71% (1,009)
Founded
February 6, 1818

Blount County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White53,94191.31%
Two or more races2,1043.56%
Other race1,8593.15%
Black or African American7291.23%
Native American2270.38%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1170.2%
Asian1000.17%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Blount County, Alabama Population by Race

Blount County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Blount County, Alabama Median Age

40.8

Total

39.3

Male

42.2

Female

Blount County, Alabama Adults

There are 45,513 adults, (10,791 of whom are seniors) in Blount County, Alabama.

Blount County, Alabama Age Dependency

70.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Blount County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female29,21349.45%
Male29,86450.55%

Blount County, Alabama Population by Age

Blount County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All21,6262.779.320.7
Married12,0663.2790.89.2
Non Family6,2101.1862.437.6
Female2,3593.3972.227.8
Male9913.7962.237.8

3.23

Average Family Size

2.7

Average Household Size

79.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Blount County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9087.12%
9th to 12th Grade4,53911.12%
High School Graduate14,41435.31%
Some College8,44620.69%
Associates Degree4,49311.01%
Bachelors Degree3,8409.41%
Graduate Degree2,1775.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Blount County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Blount County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White36,28131,0225,759
Hispanic2,9191,07584
2+ Races1,141919108
Other Race99336510
Black44326114
Native American13711825
Asian818168
Islander74540

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.95%.

Blount County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,373$47,056$33,503
Less Than 9th Grade$29,193$34,705$20,611
High School Graduate$34,452$43,463$23,425
Some College$44,759$52,166$35,849
Bachelors Degree$56,143$68,577$49,577
Graduate Degree$69,194$93,438$67,344

$41,373

Average Earnings

$47,056

Average Male

$33,503

Average Female

Blount County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Blount County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Blount County, Alabama Language

92.07% of Blount County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 7.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.51% of the population.

Blount County, Alabama Language

Blount County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White50,0926,15912.3%
Hispanic5,6981,87132.84%
Other1,84573439.78%
Multiple2,08329414.11%
Black6088914.64%
Native2278437%
Islander1172017.09%

14.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.27%

Male Poverty Rate

16.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Blount County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Alabama is Other, with 39.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Blount County, Alabama is White, with 12.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.55%.

Blount County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.38%
High School13.32%
Some College9.41%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%

Blount County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed25.83%
Female Unemployed20.78%
Female Employed5.28%
Male Employed4.14%

Blount County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Blount County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$57,440$75,954
Families$73,528$87,850
Married Families$81,417$96,602
Non Families$26,228$41,450

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Blount County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

54.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Blount County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Blount 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.

Blount County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Blount County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

3,040

Number of Veterans

2,866

Male Veterans

174

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam1,050
Second Gulf War665
First Gulf War587
Korea104
World War II43

Blount County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74807
75+737
35 to 54676
55 to 64531
18 to 34289

Blount County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2,9146.92%
Hispanic1173.25%
Other Race705.69%
2+ Races372.95%
Black142.69%
Asian56.1%

Blount County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Blount County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Blount County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

6%

Unemployment Rate

Blount County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Blount County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Blount County, Alabama 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

80.12%

Born in Blount County, Alabama

95.19%

Native Born

4.81%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.19% of Blount County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 80.12% having been born in Alabama. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Blount County, Alabama Place of Birth

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