Dale County, Alabama Population 2021

Dale County, Alabama's estimated population is 49,230 with a growth rate of 0.06% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dale County, Alabama is the 28th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 50,394 and has seen a growth of -2.31% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202149,230290.06%
202049,201290.06%
201949,172290.06%
201849,143-199-0.40%
201749,342-20-0.04%
201649,362-3-0.01%
201549,365-49-0.10%
201449,414-357-0.72%
201349,771-518-1.03%
201250,2891670.33%
201150,122-272-0.54%
201050,3947611.53%
199049,6331,8123.79%
198047,821-5,117-9.67%
197052,93821,87270.40%
196031,06610,23849.15%
195020,828-1,857-8.19%
194022,685-490-2.11%
193023,1754642.04%
192022,7111,1035.10%
191021,6084191.98%
190021,1893,96423.01%
189017,2254,54835.88%
188012,6771,35211.94%
187011,325-872-7.15%
186012,1975,81591.12%
18506,382-1,015-13.72%
18407,3975,366264.20%
18302,0310.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.06%
County Website
State
Founded
December 22, 1824
County Seat
2010 Population
50,394
Growth Since 2010
-2.31%
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Dale County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,65572.36%
Black or African American10,00020.29%
Two or More Races1,6203.29%
Some Other Race9131.85%
Asian6991.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native3860.78%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%
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Dale County, Alabama Population by Race

Dale County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Dale County, Alabama Median Age

37.3


Total

35.6


Male

39.5


Female

Dale County, Alabama Adults

There are 37,892 adults, (8,081 of whom are seniors) in Dale County, Alabama.

Dale County, Alabama Age Dependency

65.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Dale County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

24,976

50.68%

Male

24,301

49.32%

Dale County, Alabama Population by Age

Dale County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Dale County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.2%31.8%
All60.1%39.9%
Non Family58.6%41.4%
Male48.3%51.7%
Female40.7%59.3%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Dale County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,8062.5560.1
Married8,9583.1368.2
Non Family6,2911.2258.6
Female2,7893.4540.7
Male7683.3548.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Dale County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4364.29%
9th to 12th Grade3,2159.59%
High School Graduate10,81932.29%
Some College8,61225.70%
Associates Degree3,3499.99%
Bachelors Degree4,04712.08%
Graduate Degree2,0316.06%
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Dale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Dale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White24,23321,1244,598
Black6,3905,499972
Hispanic1,6851,249345
2+ Races721639215
Other Race52431458
Asian49635837
Native American22222229
Islander44

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 2+ races people with a rate of 29.82%.

Dale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,488$42,744$23,684
Less Than 9th Grade$22,967$24,960$15,515
High School Graduate$25,841$32,065$19,433
Some College$35,579$50,951$25,721
Bachelors Degree$43,855$51,444$33,387
Graduate Degree$53,448$71,923$47,061

$32,488

Average Earnings

$42,744

Average Male

$23,684

Average Female

Dale County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dale County, Alabama Language by Age

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Dale County, Alabama Language

93.77% of Dale County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.44% of the population.

Dale County, Alabama Language

Dale County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,8825,12315.58%
Black9,6902,61526.99%
Hispanic3,05530910.11%
Multiple1,54128918.75%
Other83410112.11%
Asian6597911.99%
Native3864411.40%
Islander44100.00%

17.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.51%

Male Poverty Rate

19.67%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dale County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dale County, Alabama is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dale County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 10.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.67%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.23%.

Dale County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.50%
High School16.85%
Some College12.25%
Bachelors or Greater4.60%

Dale County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed33.86%
Female Unemployed28.14%
Female Employed12.52%
Male Employed6.30%

Dale County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dale County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,214$61,001
Families$57,404$72,121
Married Families$71,198$86,226
Non Families$25,822$36,328
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Income by Household Type

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dale County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Dale 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.

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Dale County, Alabama Marital Status

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5,793

Number of Veterans

5,057

Male Veterans

736

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War1,978
Vietnam1,952
Second Gulf War1,855
Korea271
World War II58

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 541,643
55 to 641,426
65 to 741,172
75+953
18 to 34599

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,28516.32%
Black1,24017.45%
Hispanic32417.91%
2+ Races13318.47%
Other Race6211.97%
Native American4720.35%
Asian265.15%

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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6.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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56.4%

Labor Force Participation

45.9%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Dale County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Dale County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Dale 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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54.64%

Born in Dale County, Alabama

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

2.09%

Non Citizen

1.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Dale County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 54.64% having been born in Alabama. 2.09% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Dale 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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