Colbert County, Alabama Population 2021

Colbert County, Alabama's estimated population is 55,715 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Colbert County, Alabama is the 25th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 54,524 and has seen a growth of 2.18% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202155,7152370.43%
202055,4782370.43%
201955,2412370.43%
201855,0043090.56%
201754,6951980.36%
201654,497800.15%
201554,417-45-0.08%
201454,462-67-0.12%
201354,529-41-0.08%
201254,570310.06%
201154,539150.03%
201054,5242,8585.53%
199051,666-2,853-5.23%
198054,5194,8879.85%
197049,6323,1266.72%
196046,5066,94517.56%
195039,5615,46816.04%
194034,0934,23314.18%
193029,860-2,137-6.68%
192031,9977,19529.01%
191024,8022,46111.02%
190022,3412,15210.66%
189020,1894,03624.99%
188016,1533,61628.84%
187012,5370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.43%
County Website
State
Founded
February 6, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
54,524
Growth Since 2010
2.18%
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Colbert County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White43,28979.04%
Black or African American8,87216.20%
Two or More Races1,1152.04%
Some Other Race8661.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native3190.58%
Asian2590.47%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander510.09%
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Colbert County, Alabama Population by Race

Colbert County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Colbert County, Alabama Median Age

42.4


Total

40.4


Male

44.6


Female

Colbert County, Alabama Adults

There are 43,218 adults, (10,644 of whom are seniors) in Colbert County, Alabama.

Colbert County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.1

Age Dependency Ratio

32.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Colbert County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

28,487

52.01%

Male

26,284

47.99%

Colbert County, Alabama Population by Age

Colbert County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Colbert County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.9%16.1%
All72.2%27.8%
Male67.5%32.5%
Non Family59.6%40.4%
Female59.2%40.8%

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Colbert County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All21,8802.4872.2
Married11,0722.9883.9
Non Family7,0831.1859.6
Female2,7953.4759.2
Male9303.5467.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Colbert County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,6704.29%
9th to 12th Grade4,11310.56%
High School Graduate14,74037.83%
Some College8,38421.52%
Associates Degree2,9827.65%
Bachelors Degree4,49211.53%
Graduate Degree2,5786.62%
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Colbert County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Colbert County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White31,22327,2666,036
Black6,0164,771838
Hispanic80734223
Other Race55415916
2+ Races39934943
Native American28723454
Asian22319176
Islander5135

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 87.47%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 34.08%.

Colbert County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,095$42,117$27,200
Less Than 9th Grade$22,901$26,223$20,674
High School Graduate$31,038$38,458$22,155
Some College$35,931$46,181$28,394
Bachelors Degree$46,389$60,809$41,560
Graduate Degree$55,248$62,447$49,795

$35,095

Average Earnings

$42,117

Average Male

$27,200

Average Female

Colbert County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Colbert County, Alabama Language by Age

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Colbert County, Alabama Language

97.30% of Colbert County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Colbert County, Alabama Language

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,4395,44612.83%
Black8,7592,31726.45%
Multiple1,10027525.00%
Hispanic1,55725816.57%
Other86620924.13%
Native3188326.10%
Asian2563112.11%

15.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.71%

Male Poverty Rate

17.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Colbert County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Colbert County, Alabama is Black, with 26.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Colbert County, Alabama is Asian, with 12.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.44%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.47%.

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.75%
High School14.57%
Some College11.83%
Bachelors or Greater4.68%

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.70%
Male Unemployed13.33%
Female Employed9.68%
Male Employed4.62%

Colbert County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Colbert County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,065$60,904
Families$60,740$72,310
Married Families$68,770$82,040
Non Families$24,024$35,287
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Income by Household Type

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Colbert 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.

Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Colbert County, Alabama Marital Status

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3,843

Number of Veterans

3,591

Male Veterans

252

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,278
Second Gulf War662
First Gulf War659
Korea433
World War II69

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,008
65 to 74894
35 to 54797
55 to 64787
18 to 34357

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,0458.81%
Black6269.06%
2+ Races11021.03%
Native American4716.32%
Hispanic232.48%
Other Race121.92%
Asian31.35%

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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8.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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53.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Colbert County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Colbert County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Colbert 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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77.19%

Born in Colbert County, Alabama

98.06%

Native Born

1.94%

Foreign Born

1.19%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.06% of Colbert County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 77.19% having been born in Alabama. 1.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Colbert 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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