Dale County, Alabama Population 2020

Dale County, Alabama's estimated population is 49,254 with a growth rate of -0.10% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Dale County, Alabama is the 28th largest county in Alabama.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201848,956-298-0.61%
201749,254-47-0.10%
201649,301-48-0.10%
201549,349-68-0.14%
201449,417-355-0.71%
201349,772-512-1.02%
201250,2841720.34%
201150,112-278-0.55%
201050,3907571.53%
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%

How Many People Live in Dale County, Alabama?

49,254

Dale County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White35,88972.86%
Black or African American9,74919.79%
Two or More Races1,6563.36%
Some Other Race9471.92%
Asian6331.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native3770.77%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.01%

Dale County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2020

Dale County, Alabama Median Age

37.5


Total

35.6


Male

39.6


Female

Dale County, Alabama Adults

There are 37,749 adults, (7,939 of whom are seniors) in Dale County, Alabama.

Dale County, Alabama Age Dependency

65.2

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Dale County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

25,021

50.80%

Male

24,234

49.20%

Dale County, Alabama Households and Families

Dale County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Dale County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.1%29.9%
All60.2%39.8%
Non Family55%45%
Male53.4%46.6%
Female41%59%

60.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,6702.5760.2
Married9,1043.1370.1
Non Family6,0841.255
Female2,8003.5341
Male6823.3253.4

3.16

Average Family Size

2.57

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Dale County, Alabama Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,5174.54%
9th to 12th Grade3,2159.63%
High School Graduate10,92432.72%
Some College8,72026.12%
Associates Degree3,3169.93%
Bachelors Degree3,73911.20%
Graduate Degree1,9515.84%

Dale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White24,32721,1004,355
Black6,1955,344852
Hispanic1,6071,265293
Multiple Races696605183
Other Race50640566
Asian45123032
Native American24123345
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 26.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,221$41,758$24,098
Less Than High School$20,290$23,991$16,007
High School Grad$25,607$32,430$19,269
Some College$34,742$47,971$27,184
Bachelors Degree$46,881$59,962$33,560
Graduate Degree$53,462$68,427$47,857

$32,221

Average Earnings

$41,758

Average Male

$24,098

Average Female

Dale County, Alabama Language

Dale County, Alabama Language by Age

Dale County, Alabama Language

94.63% of Dale County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.65% of the population.

Dale County, Alabama Poverty

Dale County, Alabama Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White33,1065,30416.02%
Black9,4942,73628.82%
Hispanic2,99640913.65%
Multiple1,58334221.60%
Other87716418.70%
Native3774311.41%
Asian597254.19%
Islander44100.00%

18.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.42%

Male Poverty Rate

20.24%

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 Asian, with 4.19% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.38%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.75%
High School17.28%
Some College11.44%
Bachelors or Greater5.67%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed34.48%
Male Unemployed30.72%
Female Employed11.53%
Male Employed9.27%

Dale County, Alabama Income

Dale County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,960$59,184
Families$56,602$69,806
Married Families$67,333$81,703
Non Families$22,679$34,943

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status

Dale County, Alabama Marital Status

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

47.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Dale County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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

Dale County, Alabama Veterans

6,288

Number of Veterans

5,360

Male Veterans

928

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,240
First Gulf War2,232
Second Gulf War1,911
Korea372
World War II82
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,69017.68%
Black1,30318.65%
Hispanic32518.36%
2 or More14922.04%
Other6914.47%
Indian4818.53%
Asian296.39%

$Dale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.08%

Veteran Disability Rate

Dale County, Alabama Employment Status

56.7%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

8.8%

Unemployment Rate

Dale County, Alabama Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

54.66%

Born in Alabama

96.68%

Native Born

3.32%

Foreign Born

1.89%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.68% of Dale County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 54.66% having been born in Alabama. 1.89% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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