Lowndes County, Alabama Population 2024

9,651

Lowndes County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 9,651 with a growth rate of -0.68% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lowndes County, Alabama is the 65th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was 11,294 and has seen a growth of -14.55% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20299,321-66-0.7%
20289,387-66-0.7%
20279,453-66-0.69%
20269,519-66-0.69%
20259,585-66-0.68%
20249,651-66-0.68%
20239,717-66-0.67%
20229,783-162-1.63%
20219,945-340-3.31%
202010,2855595.75%
20199,726-243-2.44%
20189,969-131-1.3%
201710,100-145-1.42%
201610,245-105-1.01%
201510,350-147-1.4%
201410,497-169-1.58%
201310,666-191-1.76%
201210,857-287-2.58%
201111,144-150-1.33%
201011,29400%
199012,658-595-4.49%
198013,2533562.76%
197012,897-2,520-16.35%
196015,417-2,601-14.44%
195018,018-4,643-20.49%
194022,661-217-0.95%
193022,878-2,528-9.95%
192025,406-6,488-20.34%
191031,894-3,757-10.54%
190035,6514,10113%
189031,5503741.2%
188031,1765,45721.22%
187025,719-1,997-7.21%
186027,7165,80126.47%
185021,9152,37612.16%
184019,53910,129107.64%
18309,410890.95%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.68% (-66)
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
10,285
Area
716 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-6.16% (-634)
Founded
January 20, 1830

Lowndes County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American7,60374.88%
White2,49324.55%
Two or more races570.56%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Lowndes County, Alabama Population by Race

Lowndes County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Lowndes County, Alabama Median Age

41.7

Total

41.1

Male

42.5

Female

Lowndes County, Alabama Adults

There are 7,916 adults, (1,967 of whom are seniors) in Lowndes County, Alabama.

Lowndes County, Alabama Age Dependency

70.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female5,31152.31%
Male4,84247.69%

Lowndes County, Alabama Population by Age

Lowndes County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,0012.577.522.5
Non Family1,6321.0972.527.5
Married1,2633.2692.97.1
Female1,0393.666.133.9
Male675.3785.114.9

3.42

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Lowndes County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3374.79%
9th to 12th Grade83611.88%
High School Graduate2,92541.58%
Some College1,07715.31%
Associates Degree71210.12%
Bachelors Degree73910.5%
Graduate Degree4095.81%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Lowndes County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black5,1224,120518
White1,8661,712630
2+ Races47300
Hispanic19110

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.75%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 33.76%.

Lowndes County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$34,835$43,205$30,821
Less Than 9th Grade$17,955$26,964$0
High School Graduate$32,107$37,147$29,516
Some College$36,319$50,948$31,054
Bachelors Degree$46,127$79,659$44,712
Graduate Degree$32,895$0$0

$34,835

Average Earnings

$43,205

Average Male

$30,821

Average Female

Lowndes County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lowndes County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Lowndes County, Alabama Language

99.5% of Lowndes County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.5% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.44% of the population.

Lowndes County, Alabama Language

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black7,5252,35531.3%
White2,4261897.79%
Multiple46817.39%

25.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.85%

Male Poverty Rate

29.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Alabama is Black, with 31.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Alabama is White, with 7.79% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.22%.

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.01%
High School18.15%
Some College14.37%
Bachelors or Greater4.85%

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed54.29%
Female Employed7.55%
Male Unemployed2.47%
Male Employed2.13%

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lowndes County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$33,125$55,548
Families$50,126$69,469
Married Families$84,983$-999,999,999
Non Families$18,353$33,233

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Lowndes County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

32.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowndes County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Lowndes 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.

Lowndes County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Lowndes County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

457

Number of Veterans

406

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam174
Second Gulf War95
First Gulf War68
Korea65
World War II36

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+147
55 to 64109
65 to 7475
35 to 5473
18 to 3453

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black3015.19%
White1487.16%
2+ Races817.02%

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

49.3%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

7.5%

Unemployment Rate

Lowndes County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Lowndes County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Lowndes 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

92.71%

Born in Lowndes County, Alabama

99.2%

Native Born

0.8%

Foreign Born

0.56%

Non Citizen

0.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.2% of Lowndes County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 92.71% having been born in Alabama. 0.56% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Lowndes County, Alabama Place of Birth

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