Sumter County, Alabama Population 2021

Sumter County, Alabama's estimated population is 12,013 with a growth rate of -1.69% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Sumter County, Alabama is the 60th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 13,730 and has seen a growth of -12.51% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202112,013-207-1.69%
202012,220-207-1.67%
201912,427-207-1.64%
201812,634-115-0.90%
201712,749-218-1.68%
201612,967-239-1.81%
201513,206-64-0.48%
201413,270-124-0.93%
201313,394-46-0.34%
201213,440-50-0.37%
201113,490-240-1.75%
201013,730-2,444-15.11%
199016,174-734-4.34%
198016,908-66-0.39%
197016,974-3,067-15.30%
196020,041-3,569-15.12%
195023,610-3,711-13.58%
194027,3213921.46%
193026,9291,3605.32%
192025,569-3,130-10.91%
191028,699-4,011-12.26%
190032,7103,13610.60%
189029,5748462.94%
188028,7284,61919.16%
187024,109740.31%
186024,0351,7858.02%
185022,250-7,687-25.68%
184029,9370.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.69%
County Website
State
Founded
December 18, 1832
County Seat
2010 Population
13,730
Growth Since 2010
-12.51%
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Sumter County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American9,20471.92%
White3,22925.23%
Asian2742.14%
Some Other Race500.39%
Two or More Races310.24%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.07%
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Sumter County, Alabama Population by Race

Sumter County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Sumter County, Alabama Median Age

35.6


Total

32.4


Male

38.3


Female

Sumter County, Alabama Adults

There are 10,327 adults, (2,234 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, Alabama.

Sumter County, Alabama Age Dependency

58.1

Age Dependency Ratio

27.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

6,870

53.68%

Male

5,927

46.32%

Sumter County, Alabama Population by Age

Sumter County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sumter County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male91.8%8.2%
Married89.4%10.6%
All64.1%35.9%
Female56.8%43.2%
Non Family50%50%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sumter County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2022.2964.1
Non Family2,4381.1450
Married1,4473.0589.4
Female1,1103.6656.8
Male2073.2891.8

3.21

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Sumter County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3023.73%
9th to 12th Grade7749.57%
High School Graduate2,86035.36%
Some College1,89323.41%
Associates Degree5156.37%
Bachelors Degree92111.39%
Graduate Degree82310.18%
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Sumter County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sumter County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black5,9224,984935
White1,9991,866744
Asian5757
Other Race505042
Hispanic474219
2+ Races1813
Native American994

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 other race people with a rate of 84.00%.

Sumter County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,568$38,097$22,809
Less Than 9th Grade$15,511$$13,333
High School Graduate$24,277$30,951$14,191
Some College$23,285$38,664$20,794
Bachelors Degree$31,761$50,938$24,708
Graduate Degree$44,972$54,050$43,580

$26,568

Average Earnings

$38,097

Average Male

$22,809

Average Female

Sumter County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumter County, Alabama Language by Age

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Sumter County, Alabama Language

96.63% of Sumter County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.66% of the population.

Sumter County, Alabama Language

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black8,7033,14636.15%
White2,88360220.88%
Hispanic683044.12%
Other50816.00%
Multiple24416.67%

31.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.07%

Male Poverty Rate

33.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 44.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Alabama is Other, with 16.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.74%.

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.45%
High School32.91%
Some College26.64%
Bachelors or Greater10.18%

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed69.12%
Female Unemployed21.37%
Female Employed17.43%
Male Employed9.56%

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumter County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,320$38,978
Families$43,938$56,442
Married Families$67,338-
Non Families$14,399$18,688
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Income by Household Type

Sumter County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

28.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.9%

Male Marriage Rate

26.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Sumter County, Alabama Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Sumter County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Sumter County, Alabama Marital Status

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481

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War137
First Gulf War126
Vietnam92
Korea52
World War II9

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54147
55 to 64100
75+94
65 to 7475
18 to 3465

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black3124.27%
White1555.54%
Hispanic817.02%
Other Race816.00%
2+ Races422.22%
Native American240.00%

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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15.32%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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45%

Labor Force Participation

40.6%

Employment Rate

9.7%

Unemployment Rate

Sumter County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Sumter County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Sumter 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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66.91%

Born in Sumter County, Alabama

98.35%

Native Born

1.65%

Foreign Born

1.48%

Non Citizen

0.16%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.35% of Sumter County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 66.91% having been born in Alabama. 1.48% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sumter 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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