Hale County, Alabama Population 2021

Hale County, Alabama's estimated population is 14,455 with a growth rate of -0.67% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Hale County, Alabama is the 55th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 15,745 and has seen a growth of -8.19% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202114,455-98-0.67%
202014,553-98-0.67%
201914,651-98-0.66%
201814,749-52-0.35%
201714,801-27-0.18%
201614,828-187-1.25%
201515,015-31-0.21%
201415,046-200-1.31%
201315,246-118-0.77%
201215,36430.02%
201115,361-384-2.44%
201015,7452471.59%
199015,498-106-0.68%
198015,604-284-1.79%
197015,888-3,649-18.68%
196019,537-1,295-6.22%
195020,832-4,701-18.41%
194025,533-732-2.79%
193026,2651,9768.14%
192024,289-3,594-12.89%
191027,883-3,128-10.09%
190031,0113,51012.76%
189027,5019483.57%
188026,5534,76121.85%
187021,7920.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.67%
County Website
State
Founded
January 30, 1867
County Seat
2010 Population
15,745
Growth Since 2010
-8.19%
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Hale County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American8,79659.40%
White5,85439.53%
Two or More Races640.43%
Asian330.22%
Some Other Race320.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.20%
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Hale County, Alabama Population by Race

Hale County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Hale County, Alabama Median Age

40.5


Total

38.1


Male

42.4


Female

Hale County, Alabama Adults

There are 11,355 adults, (2,777 of whom are seniors) in Hale County, Alabama.

Hale County, Alabama Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

32.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Hale County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

7,774

52.50%

Male

7,035

47.50%

Hale County, Alabama Population by Age

Hale County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Hale County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.5%10.5%
All75.8%24.2%
Male72.7%27.3%
Female67%33%
Non Family64.1%35.9%

75.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Hale County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,6502.5975.8
Married2,4353.0989.5
Non Family2,0391.1264.1
Female1,0004.2867
Male1762.9672.7

3.36

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Hale County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4574.61%
9th to 12th Grade1,13011.39%
High School Graduate4,30343.37%
Some College1,87918.94%
Associates Degree7417.47%
Bachelors Degree9259.32%
Graduate Degree4864.90%
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Hale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,6824,589535
White4,1973,703867
Other Race1616
Asian99
Native American999
2+ Races88
Hispanic444

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Hale County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,019$36,283$25,156
Less Than 9th Grade$15,524$22,396$13,672
High School Graduate$29,308$31,578$21,744
Some College$29,022$48,068$25,563
Bachelors Degree$29,656$39,205$29,117
Graduate Degree$52,895$93,958$43,359

$29,019

Average Earnings

$36,283

Average Male

$25,156

Average Female

Hale County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hale County, Alabama Language by Age

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Hale County, Alabama Language

98.89% of Hale County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 1.11% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.64% of the population.

Hale County, Alabama Language

Hale County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,6892,84632.75%
White5,71767611.82%

24.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.44%

Male Poverty Rate

25.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hale County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Alabama is Black, with 32.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hale County, Alabama is White, with 11.82% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.46%.

Hale County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.55%
High School26.40%
Some College8.58%
Bachelors or Greater1.79%

Hale County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed58.71%
Male Employed12.23%
Male Unemployed11.70%
Female Employed7.98%

Hale County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hale County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,046$51,992
Families$54,529$64,637
Married Families$68,095-
Non Families$15,065$28,937
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Income by Household Type

Hale County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Hale County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Hale 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.

Hale County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Hale County, Alabama Marital Status

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809

Number of Veterans

716

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam280
Second Gulf War264
First Gulf War121
Korea42
World War II7

Hale County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74234
18 to 34193
55 to 64169
35 to 54119
75+94

Hale County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4286.46%
White3818.19%

Hale County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Hale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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15.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hale County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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51.2%

Labor Force Participation

45.4%

Employment Rate

10.9%

Unemployment Rate

Hale County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Hale County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Hale 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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88.65%

Born in Hale County, Alabama

99.76%

Native Born

0.24%

Foreign Born

0.07%

Non Citizen

0.18%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.76% of Hale County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 88.65% having been born in Alabama. 0.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hale 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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