Clarke County, Alabama Population 2021

Clarke County, Alabama's estimated population is 23,030 with a growth rate of -1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Clarke County, Alabama is the 43rd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 25,766 and has seen a growth of -10.62% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,030-296-1.27%
202023,326-296-1.25%
201923,622-296-1.24%
201823,918-145-0.60%
201724,063-277-1.14%
201624,340-358-1.45%
201524,698-166-0.67%
201424,864-259-1.03%
201325,123-32-0.13%
201225,155-432-1.69%
201125,587-179-0.69%
201025,766-1,474-5.41%
199027,240-462-1.67%
198027,7029783.66%
197026,7249863.83%
196025,738-810-3.05%
195026,548-1,088-3.94%
194027,6361,6206.23%
193026,016-393-1.49%
192026,409-4,578-14.77%
191030,9873,19711.50%
190027,7905,16622.83%
189022,6244,81827.06%
188017,8063,14321.43%
187014,663-386-2.56%
186015,0495,26353.78%
18509,7861,14613.26%
18408,6401,04513.76%
18307,5951,75630.07%
18205,8390.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.27%
County Website
State
Founded
December 10, 1812
County Seat
2010 Population
25,766
Growth Since 2010
-10.62%
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Clarke County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White12,78152.97%
Black or African American11,04445.77%
Two or More Races1730.72%
Asian1040.43%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.11%
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Clarke County, Alabama Population by Race

Clarke County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Clarke County, Alabama Median Age

42.5


Total

41


Male

43.4


Female

Clarke County, Alabama Adults

There are 18,841 adults, (4,679 of whom are seniors) in Clarke County, Alabama.

Clarke County, Alabama Age Dependency

70.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Clarke County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

12,725

52.74%

Male

11,403

47.26%

Clarke County, Alabama Population by Age

Clarke County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Clarke County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
Female73.5%26.5%
Male71.4%28.6%
All70.1%29.9%
Non Family49%51%

70.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Clarke County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,0902.6170.1
Married4,1543.2486.5
Non Family3,4281.0649
Female1,0744.4673.5
Male4344.3671.4

3.46

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Clarke County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8765.22%
9th to 12th Grade2,38314.21%
High School Graduate7,00541.77%
Some College3,11518.57%
Associates Degree1,3418.00%
Bachelors Degree1,2147.24%
Graduate Degree8364.99%
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Clarke County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Clarke County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White9,3208,0951,671
Black7,2555,235359
Asian807811
2+ Races6957
Hispanic4646
Native American18189

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 50.00%.

Clarke County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,329$48,750$26,333
Less Than 9th Grade$26,601$27,317$18,250
High School Graduate$35,566$45,017$21,056
Some College$41,345$56,625$25,916
Bachelors Degree$40,144$62,024$35,332
Graduate Degree$52,969$106,944$47,311

$37,329

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$26,333

Average Female

Clarke County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Clarke County, Alabama Language by Age

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Clarke County, Alabama Language

99.14% of Clarke County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.65% of the population.

Clarke County, Alabama Language

Clarke County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8343,74634.58%
White12,4751,69013.55%
Hispanic603253.33%
Multiple1681810.71%
Asian911617.58%

23.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.13%

Male Poverty Rate

25.99%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Clarke County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 53.33% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Clarke County, Alabama is Multiple, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.09%.

Clarke County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.38%
High School22.39%
Some College13.50%
Bachelors or Greater7.55%

Clarke County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed59.04%
Male Unemployed38.30%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Employed6.24%

Clarke County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Clarke County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$37,404$54,687
Families$52,956$70,011
Married Families$67,128-
Non Families$17,091$28,526
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Income by Household Type

Clarke County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.2%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Clarke County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Clarke 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 55-64.

Clarke County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Clarke County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,174

Number of Veterans

1,026

Male Veterans

148

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam424
Second Gulf War237
First Gulf War218
Korea119
World War II21

Clarke County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+360
35 to 54290
55 to 64236
65 to 74230
18 to 3458

Clarke County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7647.43%
Black3884.65%
Hispanic2338.33%
2+ Races1826.09%
Asian44.88%

Clarke County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Clarke County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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16.77%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Clarke County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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45.4%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

12.2%

Unemployment Rate

Clarke County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Clarke County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Clarke 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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87.21%

Born in Clarke County, Alabama

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Clarke County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 87.21% having been born in Alabama. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Clarke 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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