Choctaw County, Alabama Population 2024

12,073

Choctaw County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 12,073 with a growth rate of -1.46% 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 13,848 and has seen a growth of -12.82% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202911,178-179-1.58%
202811,357-179-1.55%
202711,536-179-1.53%
202611,715-179-1.5%
202511,894-179-1.48%
202412,073-179-1.46%
202312,252-179-1.44%
202212,431-117-0.93%
202112,548-78-0.62%
202012,626490.39%
201912,577-233-1.82%
201812,810-113-0.87%
201712,923-126-0.97%
201613,049-188-1.42%
201513,237-85-0.64%
201413,322-79-0.59%
201313,401-164-1.21%
201213,565-43-0.32%
201113,608-240-1.73%
201013,84800%
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%
188015,7313,05524.1%
187012,676-1,201-8.65%
186013,8775,48865.42%
18508,389-2,789-24.95%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.46% (-179)
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
12,626
Area
913 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-4.38% (-553)
Founded
December 29, 1847

Choctaw County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,18056.67%
Black or African American5,06239.96%
Two or more races2992.36%
Other race850.67%
Native American280.22%
Asian150.12%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Choctaw County, Alabama Population by Race

Choctaw County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Choctaw County, Alabama Median Age

46.7

Total

45.2

Male

48.1

Female

Choctaw County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,143 adults, (2,950 of whom are seniors) in Choctaw County, Alabama.

Choctaw County, Alabama Age Dependency

76.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Choctaw County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female6,68952.8%
Male5,98047.2%

Choctaw County, Alabama Population by Age

Choctaw County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5,2282.398218
Married2,3333.1291.18.9
Non Family1,9821.0981.718.3
Female8303.3660.439.6
Male833.314753

3.15

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

82.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Choctaw County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5806.41%
9th to 12th Grade1,01411.2%
High School Graduate3,46038.22%
Some College1,94221.45%
Associates Degree8759.67%
Bachelors Degree8739.64%
Graduate Degree3083.4%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Choctaw County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,1724,332823
Black3,5902,887343
2+ Races2191812
Hispanic61390
Native American28170
Asian151313
Other Race15150

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 86.67%.

Choctaw County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$40,547$52,098$29,895
Less Than 9th Grade$27,697$0$23,750
High School Graduate$41,712$50,833$22,000
Some College$36,621$72,574$33,036
Bachelors Degree$41,791$51,192$40,405
Graduate Degree$51,184$50,393$56,827

$40,547

Average Earnings

$52,098

Average Male

$29,895

Average Female

Choctaw County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Choctaw County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Choctaw County, Alabama Language

97.76% of Choctaw County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.24% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.63% of the population.

Choctaw County, Alabama Language

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black4,9691,41728.52%
White7,06887612.39%
Multiple2999531.77%
Hispanic1381813.04%

19.14%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.02%

Male Poverty Rate

21.04%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Choctaw County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Alabama is Multiple, with 31.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Choctaw County, Alabama is White, with 12.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.52%.

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.97%
High School13.99%
Some College10.4%
Bachelors or Greater5.08%

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed17.5%
Female Unemployed13.48%
Female Employed7%
Male Employed3.49%

Choctaw County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Choctaw County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$43,299$61,685
Families$64,349$77,244
Married Families$87,467$-999,999,999
Non Families$22,103$35,360

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Choctaw County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

46.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Choctaw County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 35-44.

Choctaw County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Choctaw County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

645

Number of Veterans

617

Male Veterans

28

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War193
Second Gulf War185
Vietnam168
Korea35
World War II16

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74162
35 to 54146
55 to 64143
75+113
18 to 3481

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black3538.74%
White2925.02%

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Choctaw County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

45.4%

Labor Force Participation

43%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Choctaw County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Choctaw County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Choctaw 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

51.32%

Born in Choctaw County, Alabama

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.26%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.56% of Choctaw County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 51.32% having been born in Alabama. 0.26% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Choctaw County, Alabama Place of Birth

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