Choctaw County, Alabama Population 2021

Choctaw County, Alabama's estimated population is 12,101 with a growth rate of -1.98% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Choctaw County, Alabama is the 59th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 13,849 and has seen a growth of -12.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,101-244-1.98%
202012,345-244-1.94%
201912,589-244-1.90%
201812,833-92-0.71%
201712,925-120-0.92%
201613,045-186-1.41%
201513,231-86-0.65%
201413,317-80-0.60%
201313,397-166-1.22%
201213,563-46-0.34%
201113,609-240-1.73%
201013,849-2,169-13.54%
199016,018-821-4.88%
198016,8392501.51%
197016,589-1,281-7.17%
196017,870-1,282-6.69%
195019,152-1,043-5.16%
194020,195-318-1.55%
193020,513-240-1.16%
192020,7532,27012.28%
191018,4833471.91%
190018,1366103.48%
189017,5261,79511.41%
188015,7313,05524.10%
187012,676-1,201-8.65%
186013,8775,48865.42%
18508,3890.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.98%
State
Founded
December 29, 1847
County Seat
2010 Population
13,849
Growth Since 2010
-12.62%
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Choctaw County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,33756.77%
Black or African American5,50042.55%
Two or More Races510.39%
Asian170.13%
Some Other Race120.09%
American Indian and Alaska Native80.06%
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Choctaw County, Alabama Population by Race

Choctaw County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Choctaw County, Alabama Median Age

46.3


Total

43.8


Male

48.1


Female

Choctaw County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,322 adults, (2,922 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Alabama.

Choctaw County, Alabama Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

39.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

6,780

52.46%

Male

6,145

47.54%

Choctaw County, Alabama Population by Age

Choctaw County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Choctaw County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male97.9%2.1%
Married91.2%8.8%
All80.9%19.1%
Non Family74.3%25.7%
Female65.7%34.3%

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Choctaw County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,3002.480.9
Married2,2942.9591.2
Non Family1,8601.174.3
Female9583.5965.7
Male1882.697.9

3.07

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

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Choctaw County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4985.34%
9th to 12th Grade1,23913.28%
High School Graduate3,51537.68%
Some College1,93820.77%
Associates Degree1,02611.00%
Bachelors Degree7157.66%
Graduate Degree3984.27%
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Choctaw County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Choctaw County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3784,421754
Black3,8583,099352
2+ Races37312
Hispanic3119
Asian17175
Native American85
Other Race33

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 asian people with a rate of 29.41%.

Choctaw County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,442$51,161$25,207
Less Than 9th Grade$30,259$$26,815
High School Graduate$32,821$44,271$14,831
Some College$30,691$49,674$25,655
Bachelors Degree$41,618$62,500$30,234
Graduate Degree$55,149$55,208$47,500

$32,442

Average Earnings

$51,161

Average Male

$25,207

Average Female

Choctaw County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Choctaw County, Alabama Language by Age

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Choctaw County, Alabama Language

98.40% of Choctaw County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.03% of the population.

Choctaw County, Alabama Language

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,4342,16339.80%
White7,15775110.49%
Multiple512854.90%
Hispanic452657.78%

23.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.40%

Male Poverty Rate

24.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Choctaw County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 57.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Alabama is White, with 10.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.35%.

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.41%
High School17.07%
Some College13.45%
Bachelors or Greater4.33%

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed52.33%
Male Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed9.15%
Male Employed5.00%

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Choctaw County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,892$52,395
Families$46,759$62,462
Married Families$67,368-
Non Families$21,461$32,030
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Income by Household Type

Choctaw County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

43.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Choctaw County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Choctaw County, Alabama 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 55-64.

Choctaw County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Choctaw County, Alabama Marital Status

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889

Number of Veterans

837

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam296
First Gulf War203
Second Gulf War124
Korea71
World War II14

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54247
65 to 74220
75+213
55 to 64137
18 to 3472

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5138.67%
Black3768.68%

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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7.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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42.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.1%

Employment Rate

7.9%

Unemployment Rate

Choctaw County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Choctaw County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Choctaw 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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51.42%

Born in Choctaw County, Alabama

99.37%

Native Born

0.63%

Foreign Born

0.28%

Non Citizen

0.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.37% of Choctaw County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 51.42% having been born in Alabama. 0.28% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Choctaw 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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