Lowndes County, Alabama Population 2021

Lowndes County, Alabama's estimated population is 9,230 with a growth rate of -2.62% 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 11,289 and has seen a growth of -18.24% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,230-248-2.62%
20209,478-248-2.55%
20199,726-248-2.49%
20189,974-123-1.22%
201710,097-151-1.47%
201610,248-102-0.99%
201510,350-144-1.37%
201410,494-167-1.57%
201310,661-190-1.75%
201210,851-289-2.59%
201111,140-149-1.32%
201011,289-1,369-10.82%
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%
190035,6514,10113.00%
189031,5503741.20%
188031,1765,45721.22%
187025,719-1,997-7.21%
186027,7165,80126.47%
185021,9152,37612.16%
184019,53910,129107.64%
18309,4100.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.62%
State
Founded
January 20, 1830
County Seat
2010 Population
11,289
Growth Since 2010
-18.24%
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Lowndes County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,52274.63%
White2,49724.77%
Two or More Races470.47%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.13%
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Lowndes County, Alabama Population by Race

Lowndes County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Lowndes County, Alabama Median Age

42


Total

39.4


Male

44.4


Female

Lowndes County, Alabama Adults

There are 7,808 adults, (1,856 of whom are seniors) in Lowndes County, Alabama.

Lowndes County, Alabama Age Dependency

69.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Lowndes County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

5,258

52.17%

Male

4,821

47.83%

Lowndes County, Alabama Population by Age

Lowndes County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Lowndes County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89%11%
Male86.8%13.2%
All74.3%25.7%
Non Family68.1%31.9%
Female63.2%36.8%

74.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lowndes County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,2512.3574.3
Non Family1,5101.168.1
Married1,3292.9789
Female1,1843.1563.2
Male2282.8486.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.35

Average Household Size

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Lowndes County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3975.62%
9th to 12th Grade1,13216.03%
High School Graduate2,80039.65%
Some College1,07015.15%
Associates Degree6268.86%
Bachelors Degree6529.23%
Graduate Degree3855.45%
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Lowndes County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lowndes County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,0503,639435
White1,9691,851587
2+ Races30302
Hispanic1515
Native American131313

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%.

Lowndes County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,669$36,121$28,769
Less Than 9th Grade$16,488$19,375$7,188
High School Graduate$26,498$31,280$24,760
Some College$32,468$43,580$28,669
Bachelors Degree$52,779$57,115$44,712
Graduate Degree$52,049$$52,083

$31,669

Average Earnings

$36,121

Average Male

$28,769

Average Female

Lowndes County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lowndes County, Alabama Language by Age

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Lowndes County, Alabama Language

99.58% of Lowndes County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.42% of the population.

Lowndes County, Alabama Language

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,4302,45032.97%
White2,4341988.13%
Multiple471634.04%
Hispanic501224.00%

26.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.46%

Male Poverty Rate

29.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lowndes County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Alabama is Multiple, with 34.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lowndes County, Alabama is White, with 8.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.14%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.45%.

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade41.33%
High School25.15%
Some College14.34%
Bachelors or Greater3.97%

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed66.84%
Male Unemployed33.16%
Female Employed9.65%
Male Employed2.73%

Lowndes County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lowndes County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,036$47,139
Families$41,444$56,723
Married Families$67,762-
Non Families$15,190$26,616
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Income by Household Type

Lowndes County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.6%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Lowndes County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Lowndes County, Alabama Marital Status

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300

Number of Veterans

259

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam128
First Gulf War68
Second Gulf War39
Korea37
World War II7

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7484
55 to 6479
75+60
35 to 5458
18 to 3419

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1953.42%
White1055.10%

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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10.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lowndes County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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47.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.6%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lowndes County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Lowndes County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Lowndes 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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91.22%

Born in Lowndes County, Alabama

99.25%

Native Born

0.75%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.25% of Lowndes County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 91.22% having been born in Alabama. 0.65% 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

  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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