Etowah County, Alabama Population 2022

Etowah County, Alabama's estimated population is 101,239 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Etowah County, Alabama is the 12th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 104,459 and has seen a growth of -3.08% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
187010,1090.00%
188015,3985,28952.32%
189021,9266,52842.40%
190027,3615,43524.79%
191039,10911,74842.94%
192047,2758,16620.88%
193063,39916,12434.11%
194072,5809,18114.48%
195093,89221,31229.36%
196096,9803,0883.29%
197094,144-2,836-2.92%
1980103,0578,9139.47%
199099,840-3,217-3.12%
2010104,4594,6194.63%
2011104,369-90-0.09%
2012104,278-91-0.09%
2013103,884-394-0.38%
2014103,399-485-0.47%
2015102,998-401-0.39%
2016102,855-143-0.14%
2017103,0071520.15%
2018102,611-396-0.38%
2019102,268-343-0.33%
2020101,925-343-0.34%
2021101,582-343-0.34%
2022101,239-343-0.34%
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Etowah County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White81,29879.14%
Black or African American16,51916.08%
American Indian and Alaska Native5290.51%
Asian8080.79%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander30.00%
Some Other Race1,3001.27%
Two or More Races2,2642.20%
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Etowah County, Alabama Population by Race

Etowah County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Etowah County, Alabama Median Age

41.3


Total

40.1


Male

43.1


Female

Etowah County, Alabama Adults

There are 80,615 adults, (19,538 of whom are seniors) in Etowah County, Alabama.

Etowah County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

32

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Etowah County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

53,190

51.78%

Male

49,531

48.22%

Etowah County, Alabama Population by Age

Etowah County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Etowah County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.8%13.2%
All73%27%
Male67.2%32.8%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Female48%52%

73.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Etowah County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,7652.6273
Married18,0823.1986.8
Male1,4293.6767.2
Female5,8723.8448
Non Family13,3821.1865.8

3.29

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Etowah County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,9884.14%
9th to 12th Grade7,60310.53%
High School Graduate24,10433.39%
Some College18,01324.95%
Associates Degree6,7059.29%
Bachelors Degree7,76410.76%
Graduate Degree5,0116.94%
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Etowah County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Etowah County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Islander333
Asian608542193
White58,23550,29310,656
Other Race588264102
Hispanic1,858965273
Black10,5158,9731,534
2+ Races1,034803123
Native American2932158

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 islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Etowah County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,066$39,339$26,988
Less Than 9th Grade$20,385$24,965$14,539
High School Graduate$26,993$32,538$21,897
Some College$33,241$41,907$27,605
Bachelors Degree$44,207$57,969$36,110
Graduate Degree$60,964$85,027$53,166

$32,066

Average Earnings

$39,339

Average Male

$26,988

Average Female

Etowah County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Etowah County, Alabama Language by Age

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Etowah County, Alabama Language

95.59% of Etowah County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 4.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.99% of the population.

Etowah County, Alabama Language

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Islander33100.00%
Native52929255.20%
Hispanic4,1651,45134.84%
Black16,1044,40627.36%
Multiple2,23952723.54%
Asian79216320.58%
White78,9109,71512.31%
Other684NaN%

15.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.30%

Male Poverty Rate

18.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Etowah County, Alabama

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Etowah County, Alabama is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.95%.

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.47%
High School12.61%
Some College9.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.44%

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.21%
Male Unemployed25.47%
Female Employed10.04%
Female Unemployed39.87%

Etowah County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Etowah County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$44,934$61,229
Families$59,713$73,317
Married Families$71,992$85,820
Non Families$25,728$36,183
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Income by Household Type

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Etowah 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.

Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Etowah County, Alabama Marital Status

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6,522

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War1,377
First Gulf War1,390
Vietnam2,272
Korea550
World War II166

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34621
35 to 541,491
55 to 64810
65 to 741,812
75+1,788

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,4458.34%
Black8937.16%
Native American247.72%
Asian243.68%
2+ Races13610.73%
Hispanic743.13%

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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5.76%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Etowah County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Etowah County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Etowah 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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77.67%

Born in Etowah County, Alabama

97.27%

Native Born

2.73%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

1.19%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.27% of Etowah County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 77.67% having been born in Alabama. 1.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Etowah 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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