Escambia County, Alabama Population 2021

Escambia County, Alabama's estimated population is 36,851 with a growth rate of 0.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Escambia County, Alabama is the 33rd largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 38,345 and has seen a growth of -3.90% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202136,8511090.30%
202036,7421090.30%
201936,6331090.30%
201836,524-469-1.27%
201736,993-482-1.29%
201637,475-186-0.49%
201537,661-74-0.20%
201437,735-30-0.08%
201337,765-258-0.68%
201238,023-181-0.47%
201138,204-141-0.37%
201038,3452,8277.96%
199035,518-2,922-7.60%
198038,4403,53410.12%
197034,9061,3954.16%
196033,5112,0686.58%
195031,4437722.52%
194030,6712,7089.68%
193027,9635,49924.48%
192022,4643,57518.93%
191018,8897,56966.86%
190011,3202,65430.63%
18908,6662,94751.53%
18805,7191,67841.52%
18704,0410.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.30% (109)
County Website
State
Founded
December 10, 1868
County Seat
2010 Population
38,345
Growth Since 2010
-3.90% (-1,494)
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Escambia County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,05362.21%
Black or African American11,87832.05%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,4793.99%
Two or More Races3821.03%
Some Other Race1080.29%
Asian1020.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander550.15%
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Escambia County, Alabama Population by Race

Escambia County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Escambia County, Alabama Median Age

40


Total

38.3


Male

41.2


Female

Escambia County, Alabama Adults

There are 28,769 adults, (6,566 of whom are seniors) in Escambia County, Alabama.

Escambia County, Alabama Age Dependency

66.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Escambia County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

18,201

49.12%

Male

18,856

50.88%

Escambia County, Alabama Population by Age

Escambia County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Escambia County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female45.6%54.4%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
All68.3%31.7%
Male75.5%24.5%
Married82.5%17.5%

68.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Escambia County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All13,0892.6168.3
Married5,7573.2782.5
Non Family5,0701.1460.1
Female1,8744.1745.6
Male3884.3875.5

3.47

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Escambia County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1734.54%
9th to 12th Grade3,70514.33%
High School Graduate11,30843.73%
Some College4,54217.56%
Associates Degree1,9077.37%
Bachelors Degree2,1128.17%
Graduate Degree1,1124.30%
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Escambia County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Escambia County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,27013,7342,551
Black7,8995,843458
Native American931773128
Hispanic47345850
2+ Races19514845
Asian81157
Islander5555
Other Race2929

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 2+ races people with a rate of 23.08%.

Escambia County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,524$36,964$26,040
Less Than 9th Grade$25,404$32,750$13,304
High School Graduate$27,273$33,633$21,821
Some College$30,672$40,584$25,563
Bachelors Degree$44,306$61,422$41,734
Graduate Degree$53,443$82,981$52,018

$31,524

Average Earnings

$36,964

Average Male

$26,040

Average Female

Escambia County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Escambia County, Alabama Language by Age

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Escambia County, Alabama Language

98.57% of Escambia County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.00% of the population.

Escambia County, Alabama Language

Escambia County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,0023,63736.36%
White21,2623,38315.91%
Native1,47925617.31%
Multiple37316243.43%
Hispanic84213315.80%
Other1081816.67%

22.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.96%

Male Poverty Rate

23.21%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Escambia County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Escambia County, Alabama is Multiple, with 43.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Escambia County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 15.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.65%.

Escambia County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.25%
Some College19.37%
High School18.98%
Bachelors or Greater5.36%

Escambia County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed47.53%
Male Unemployed42.89%
Female Employed13.43%
Male Employed5.39%

Escambia County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Escambia County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,275$50,242
Families$48,964$63,008
Married Families$60,869-
Non Families$20,962$28,928
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Income by Household Type

Escambia County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.6%

Male Marriage Rate

42.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Escambia County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Escambia 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.

Escambia County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Escambia County, Alabama Marital Status

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2,118

Number of Veterans

1,922

Male Veterans

196

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam792
First Gulf War475
Second Gulf War277
Korea241
World War II13

Escambia County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74638
35 to 54514
75+475
55 to 64361
18 to 34130

Escambia County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4868.15%
Black4705.23%
Native American868.02%
Islander55100.00%
Hispanic285.16%
2+ Races217.45%

Escambia County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Escambia County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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7.27%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46.31%

Veteran Disability Rate

Escambia County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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48.2%

Labor Force Participation

42.9%

Employment Rate

11%

Unemployment Rate

Escambia County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Escambia County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Escambia 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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76.50%

Born in Escambia County, Alabama

99.30%

Native Born

0.70%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.50%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.30% of Escambia County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 76.50% having been born in Alabama. 0.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Escambia 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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