Dale County, Alabama Population 2024

50,247

Dale County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 50,247 with a growth rate of 0.75% 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 50,396 and has seen a growth of -0.3% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202952,1273760.73%
202851,7513760.73%
202751,3753760.74%
202650,9993760.74%
202550,6233760.75%
202450,2473760.75%
202349,8713760.76%
202249,4951000.2%
202149,3951380.28%
202049,257-37-0.08%
201949,294260.05%
201849,268-199-0.4%
201749,467-9-0.02%
201649,476480.1%
201549,428-37-0.07%
201449,465-342-0.69%
201349,807-506-1.01%
201250,3131790.36%
201150,134-262-0.52%
201050,39600%
199049,6331,8123.79%
198047,821-5,117-9.67%
197052,93821,87270.4%
196031,06610,23849.15%
195020,828-1,857-8.19%
194022,685-490-2.11%
193023,1754642.04%
192022,7111,1035.1%
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%
18407,3975,366264.2%
18302,031-50,096-96.1%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.75% (376)
County Website
Dale County
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
49,257
Area
561 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
2.01% (990)
Founded
December 22, 1824

Dale County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White34,81770.4%
Black or African American10,41621.06%
Two or more races1,9423.93%
Other race1,1762.38%
Asian6111.24%
Native American4760.96%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander170.03%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Dale County, Alabama Population by Race

Dale County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Dale County, Alabama Median Age

37.7

Total

36.5

Male

39.9

Female

Dale County, Alabama Adults

There are 38,052 adults, (8,658 of whom are seniors) in Dale County, Alabama.

Dale County, Alabama Age Dependency

68.2

Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Dale County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female24,99450.54%
Male24,46149.46%

Dale County, Alabama Population by Age

Dale County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All19,4002.560.139.9
Married8,5223.1871.728.3
Non Family7,1491.257.142.9
Female3,1203.437.562.5
Male6093.7650.149.9

3.17

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Dale County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5264.53%
9th to 12th Grade3,3049.81%
High School Graduate10,55431.33%
Some College8,44425.07%
Associates Degree3,40410.1%
Bachelors Degree4,36012.94%
Graduate Degree2,0956.22%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Dale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White23,96120,9374,918
Black6,5855,5701,040
Hispanic1,8901,288345
2+ Races935896115
Other Race74539936
Asian442318106
Native American28625248
Islander1280

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 95.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.98%.

Dale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,926$45,409$27,667
Less Than 9th Grade$25,539$29,232$18,293
High School Graduate$32,563$39,700$23,459
Some College$37,875$50,375$28,661
Bachelors Degree$51,378$66,013$38,618
Graduate Degree$64,068$98,214$54,417

$36,926

Average Earnings

$45,409

Average Male

$27,667

Average Female

Dale County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Dale County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Dale County, Alabama Language

93.83% of Dale County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 6.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.27% of the population.

Dale County, Alabama Language

Dale County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White32,7354,91415.01%
Black10,1922,64025.9%
Hispanic3,35060518.06%
Other1,05829327.69%
Multiple1,83228315.45%
Native4765110.71%
Asian531407.53%
Islander17529.41%

17.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.39%

Male Poverty Rate

18.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Dale County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Dale County, Alabama is Islander, with 29.41% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Dale County, Alabama is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.52%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.32%.

Dale County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.05%
High School16.72%
Some College14.05%
Bachelors or Greater5.12%

Dale County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed22.47%
Male Unemployed21.1%
Female Employed10.25%
Male Employed6.49%

Dale County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Dale County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$52,813$67,432
Families$67,776$78,839
Married Families$83,333$95,073
Non Families$31,052$45,337

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

45.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Dale County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

5,199

Number of Veterans

4,473

Male Veterans

726

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War1,777
Vietnam1,777
Second Gulf War1,542
Korea184
World War II16

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 741,468
55 to 641,303
35 to 541,189
75+899
18 to 34340

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3,72514.48%
Black98913.04%
Hispanic30915.48%
2+ Races20620.87%
Other Race18924.61%
Native American8830.77%
Asian20.45%

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

55.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

7.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dale County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Dale County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Dale 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

53.7%

Born in Dale County, Alabama

96.64%

Native Born

3.36%

Foreign Born

1.59%

Non Citizen

1.78%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.64% of Dale County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 53.7% having been born in Alabama. 1.59% 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

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