Sumter County, Alabama Population 2024

11,565

Sumter County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 11,565 with a growth rate of -1.38% 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 -15.77% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,755-162-1.48%
202810,917-162-1.46%
202711,079-162-1.44%
202611,241-162-1.42%
202511,403-162-1.4%
202411,565-162-1.38%
202311,727-162-1.36%
202211,889-78-0.65%
202111,967-224-1.84%
202012,191-167-1.35%
201912,358-303-2.39%
201812,661-95-0.74%
201712,756-217-1.67%
201612,973-239-1.81%
201513,212-64-0.48%
201413,276-122-0.91%
201313,398-46-0.34%
201213,444-47-0.35%
201113,491-239-1.74%
201013,73000%
199016,174-734-4.34%
198016,908-66-0.39%
197016,974-3,067-15.3%
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%
190032,7103,13610.6%
189029,5748462.94%
188028,7284,61919.16%
187024,109740.31%
186024,0351,7858.02%
185022,250-7,687-25.68%
184029,93719,182178.35%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.38% (-162)
County Website
Sumter County
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
12,191
Area
904 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-5.13% (-626)
Founded
December 18, 1832

Sumter County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American8,81372.26%
White3,10925.49%
Two or more races1911.57%
Asian570.47%
Other race160.13%
Native American100.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Sumter County, Alabama Population by Race

Sumter County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Sumter County, Alabama Median Age

35.8

Total

35.5

Male

35.9

Female

Sumter County, Alabama Adults

There are 9,893 adults, (2,269 of whom are seniors) in Sumter County, Alabama.

Sumter County, Alabama Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sumter County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female6,61054.2%
Male5,58645.8%

Sumter County, Alabama Population by Age

Sumter County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,7982.2669.330.7
Non Family1,7881.1763.636.4
Married1,6362.8576.623.4
Female1,0973.0161.338.7
Male2772.8594.25.8

2.86

Average Family Size

2.26

Average Household Size

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Sumter County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1872.54%
9th to 12th Grade6368.65%
High School Graduate2,36932.21%
Some College2,04027.74%
Associates Degree5227.1%
Bachelors Degree90112.25%
Graduate Degree6999.51%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Sumter County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black5,3484,662799
White1,8391,710774
2+ Races13712919
Hispanic21138
Native American10100
Asian770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 42.09%.

Sumter County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$28,335$39,569$23,099
Less Than 9th Grade$16,750$0$0
High School Graduate$28,457$41,360$15,833
Some College$22,897$27,679$22,703
Bachelors Degree$47,632$56,534$32,934
Graduate Degree$45,347$84,423$39,089

$28,335

Average Earnings

$39,569

Average Male

$23,099

Average Female

Sumter County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sumter County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Sumter County, Alabama Language

97.44% of Sumter County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Sumter County, Alabama Language

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black8,1382,84134.91%
White2,46037315.16%
Multiple1746637.93%
Hispanic411331.71%

30.37%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.36%

Male Poverty Rate

31.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sumter County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Alabama is Multiple, with 37.93% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sumter County, Alabama is White, with 15.16% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.57%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.81%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.87%.

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.69%
High School28.26%
Some College22.63%
Bachelors or Greater5.8%

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed82.89%
Female Unemployed31.5%
Female Employed17.58%
Male Employed13.33%

Sumter County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sumter County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$31,726$49,122
Families$46,198$62,558
Married Families$71,154$-999,999,999
Non Families$19,196$25,936

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Sumter County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Sumter County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Sumter 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.

Sumter County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Sumter County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

347

Number of Veterans

291

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
First Gulf War108
Second Gulf War92
Vietnam55
Korea5
World War II4

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 54110
75+74
55 to 6473
65 to 7455
18 to 3435

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2103.01%
White1244.67%
2+ Races137.14%

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.2%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sumter County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

46.3%

Labor Force Participation

42.5%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sumter County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Sumter County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Sumter 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

72.15%

Born in Sumter County, Alabama

98.82%

Native Born

1.18%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.23%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.82% of Sumter County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 72.15% having been born in Alabama. 0.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sumter County, Alabama Place of Birth

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