Pickens County, Alabama Population 2021

Pickens County, Alabama's estimated population is 19,830 with a growth rate of -0.25% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Pickens County, Alabama is the 47th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 19,749 and has seen a growth of 0.41% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202119,830-50-0.25%
202019,880-50-0.25%
201919,930-50-0.25%
201819,980-224-1.11%
201720,204-121-0.60%
201620,325-451-2.17%
201520,7765042.49%
201420,2729725.04%
201319,300-9-0.05%
201219,309-45-0.23%
201119,354-395-2.00%
201019,749-950-4.59%
199020,699-782-3.64%
198021,4811,1555.68%
197020,326-1,556-7.11%
196021,882-2,467-10.13%
195024,349-3,322-12.01%
194027,6712,76911.12%
193024,902-451-1.78%
192025,3532981.19%
191025,0556532.68%
190024,4021,9328.60%
189022,4709914.61%
188021,4793,78921.42%
187017,690-4,626-20.73%
186022,3168043.74%
185021,5124,39425.67%
184017,11810,496158.50%
18306,6220.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.25%
County Website
State
Founded
December 20, 1820
County Seat
2010 Population
19,749
Growth Since 2010
0.41%
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Pickens County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,47756.70%
Black or African American8,13440.18%
Two or More Races3021.49%
Some Other Race2781.37%
American Indian and Alaska Native280.14%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.06%
Asian120.06%
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Pickens County, Alabama Population by Race

Pickens County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Pickens County, Alabama Median Age

42.2


Total

39


Male

44.2


Female

Pickens County, Alabama Adults

There are 16,212 adults, (3,739 of whom are seniors) in Pickens County, Alabama.

Pickens County, Alabama Age Dependency

62.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Pickens County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

10,606

52.39%

Male

9,637

47.61%

Pickens County, Alabama Population by Age

Pickens County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Pickens County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married90.6%9.4%
All75.3%24.7%
Non Family68.2%31.8%
Male61.2%38.8%
Female49.4%50.6%

75.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Pickens County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7,6372.4175.3
Married3,4733.0490.6
Non Family2,5631.1168.2
Female1,0883.4349.4
Male5132.5261.2

3.02

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

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Pickens County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8635.95%
9th to 12th Grade1,81712.54%
High School Graduate5,38837.17%
Some College3,32122.91%
Associates Degree1,0597.31%
Bachelors Degree1,4449.96%
Graduate Degree6034.16%
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Pickens County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Pickens County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,1817,2681,551
Black5,4633,950412
Hispanic75349790
Other Race23316217
2+ Races1361023
Native American2828
Islander1212
Asian1212

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 white people with a rate of 18.96%.

Pickens County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,310$41,023$20,958
Less Than 9th Grade$13,841$12,527$15,518
High School Graduate$29,275$36,779$20,865
Some College$30,770$44,536$18,647
Bachelors Degree$40,938$78,077$31,855
Graduate Degree$53,373$82,500$52,524

$30,310

Average Earnings

$41,023

Average Male

$20,958

Average Female

Pickens County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Pickens County, Alabama Language by Age

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Pickens County, Alabama Language

94.99% of Pickens County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 5.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.67% of the population.

Pickens County, Alabama Language

Pickens County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,7202,98238.63%
White10,3371,05610.22%
Multiple24914959.84%
Hispanic208146.73%
Islander1212100.00%
Other41512.20%

22.72%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.18%

Male Poverty Rate

27.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Pickens County, Alabama

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Pickens County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 6.73% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.73%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.79%.

Pickens County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.80%
High School15.80%
Some College13.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.08%

Pickens County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.00%
Male Unemployed34.06%
Female Employed16.32%
Male Employed6.02%

Pickens County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Pickens County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,848$56,370
Families$54,098$65,575
Married Families$66,807-
Non Families$17,358$37,479
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Income by Household Type

Pickens County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

44.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.9%

Male Marriage Rate

40.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Pickens County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Pickens 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.

Pickens County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Pickens County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,202

Number of Veterans

1,085

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam391
First Gulf War289
Second Gulf War207
Korea135
World War II17

Pickens County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74373
35 to 54368
75+241
55 to 64139
18 to 3481

Pickens County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7007.41%
Black4687.47%
2+ Races3416.50%
Hispanic30.36%

Pickens County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Pickens County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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4.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.16%

Veteran Disability Rate

Pickens County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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46.7%

Labor Force Participation

41.9%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Pickens County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Pickens County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Pickens 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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73.15%

Born in Pickens County, Alabama

96.56%

Native Born

3.44%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

0.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.56% of Pickens County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 73.15% having been born in Alabama. 3.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Pickens 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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