Marengo County, Alabama Population 2021

Marengo County, Alabama's estimated population is 18,477 with a growth rate of -1.03% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Marengo County, Alabama is the 49th largest county inAlabama. The 2010 Population was 20,956 and has seen a growth of -11.83% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,477-193-1.03%
202018,670-193-1.02%
201918,863-193-1.01%
201819,056-340-1.75%
201719,396-129-0.66%
201619,525-241-1.22%
201519,766-220-1.10%
201419,986-133-0.66%
201320,119-256-1.26%
201220,375-286-1.38%
201120,661-295-1.41%
201020,956-2,128-9.22%
199023,084-1,963-7.84%
198025,0471,2285.16%
197023,819-3,279-12.10%
196027,098-2,396-8.12%
195029,494-6,242-17.47%
194035,736-690-1.89%
193036,4263611.00%
192036,065-3,858-9.66%
191039,9231,6084.20%
190038,3155,22015.77%
189033,0952,2057.14%
188030,8904,73918.12%
187026,151-5,020-16.10%
186031,1713,34012.00%
185027,83110,56761.21%
184017,2649,564124.21%
18307,7004,767162.53%
18202,9330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.03% (-193)
County Website
State
Founded
February 6, 1818
County Seat
2010 Population
20,956
Growth Since 2010
-11.83% (-2,479)
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Marengo County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American10,34853.56%
White8,84045.75%
Two or More Races840.43%
Some Other Race280.14%
American Indian and Alaska Native210.11%
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Marengo County, Alabama Population by Race

Marengo County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Marengo County, Alabama Median Age

42.2


Total

38.9


Male

43.7


Female

Marengo County, Alabama Adults

There are 14,918 adults, (3,729 of whom are seniors) in Marengo County, Alabama.

Marengo County, Alabama Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Marengo County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

10,022

51.87%

Male

9,299

48.13%

Marengo County, Alabama Population by Age

Marengo County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Marengo County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female49.4%50.6%
Non Family63.7%36.3%
All71.5%28.5%
Married88.5%11.5%
Male90.4%9.6%

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Marengo County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,3612.5971.5
Non Family3,5281.1263.7
Married2,6313.3888.5
Female9725.1249.4
Male2305.4190.4

3.88

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Marengo County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6875.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,43110.93%
High School Graduate4,97037.96%
Some College2,72520.81%
Associates Degree1,1708.94%
Bachelors Degree1,1368.68%
Graduate Degree9737.43%
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Marengo County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Marengo County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black6,6475,227886
White6,3585,6861,199
Hispanic342313
2+ Races3227
Native American211111
Other Race12125

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 52.38%.

Marengo County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,747$49,256$24,882
Less Than 9th Grade$33,444$33,861$
High School Graduate$26,665$41,047$17,044
Some College$33,223$49,837$24,519
Bachelors Degree$51,111$85,065$40,721
Graduate Degree$56,935$86,518$46,835

$34,747

Average Earnings

$49,256

Average Male

$24,882

Average Female

Marengo County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Marengo County, Alabama Language by Age

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Marengo County, Alabama Language

99.44% of Marengo County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 0.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.21% of the population.

Marengo County, Alabama Language

Marengo County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,2013,23231.68%
White8,5757678.94%
Hispanic18515784.86%
Other282175.00%
Multiple841821.43%

21.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.78%

Male Poverty Rate

22.95%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Marengo County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Marengo County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 84.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Marengo County, Alabama is White, with 8.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.47%.

Marengo County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.45%
High School25.34%
Some College11.81%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Marengo County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed46.80%
Female Unemployed33.10%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed2.81%

Marengo County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Marengo County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,241$54,556
Families$59,052$79,604
Married Families$71,314-
Non Families$16,875$26,280
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Income by Household Type

Marengo County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Marengo County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Marengo County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Marengo County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Marengo County, Alabama Marital Status

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946

Number of Veterans

907

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam324
Second Gulf War189
First Gulf War127
Korea34
World War II5

Marengo County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+257
55 to 64253
65 to 74234
18 to 34104
35 to 5498

Marengo County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4726.02%
White4676.70%
2+ Races711.11%
Hispanic36.98%

Marengo County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Marengo County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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5.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.22%

Veteran Disability Rate

Marengo County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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47.5%

Labor Force Participation

43.7%

Employment Rate

8%

Unemployment Rate

Marengo County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Marengo County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Marengo 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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87.08%

Born in Marengo County, Alabama

99.62%

Native Born

0.38%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.06%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.62% of Marengo County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 87.08% having been born in Alabama. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Marengo 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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