Tallapoosa County, Alabama Population 2021

Tallapoosa County, Alabama's estimated population is 40,031 with a growth rate of -0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Tallapoosa County, Alabama is the 30th largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 41,476 and has seen a growth of -3.48% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202140,031-168-0.42%
202040,199-168-0.42%
201940,367-168-0.41%
201840,535-78-0.19%
201740,613270.07%
201640,586-19-0.05%
201540,605-279-0.68%
201440,884-144-0.35%
201341,028-20-0.05%
201241,048-354-0.86%
201141,402-74-0.18%
201041,4762,6506.83%
199038,8261500.39%
198038,6764,83614.29%
197033,840-1,167-3.33%
196035,007-67-0.19%
195035,074-196-0.56%
194035,2704,08213.09%
193031,1881,4444.85%
192029,744-1,290-4.16%
191031,0341,3594.58%
190029,6754,21516.56%
189025,4602,0598.80%
188023,4016,43837.95%
187016,963-6,864-28.81%
186023,8278,24352.89%
185015,5849,140141.84%
18406,4440.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.42%
County Website
State
Founded
December 18, 1832
County Seat
2010 Population
41,476
Growth Since 2010
-3.48%
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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,36069.95%
Black or African American11,12327.44%
Two or More Races5171.28%
Some Other Race3060.75%
Asian1450.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native900.22%
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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Population by Race

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Median Age

44.7


Total

42.6


Male

45.9


Female

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Adults

There are 32,072 adults, (8,505 of whom are seniors) in Tallapoosa County, Alabama.

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Age Dependency

72

Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

20,968

51.72%

Male

19,573

48.28%

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Population by Age

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.9%11.1%
All74.9%25.1%
Non Family66.3%33.7%
Female54%46%
Male48.7%51.3%

74.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All16,2052.4674.9
Married8,0532.9488.9
Non Family5,0221.1166.3
Female2,2393.5354
Male8913.0848.7

3.01

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,4405.02%
9th to 12th Grade4,10614.32%
High School Graduate9,37632.71%
Some College5,92820.68%
Associates Degree2,5308.83%
Bachelors Degree3,39411.84%
Graduate Degree1,8936.60%
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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,96317,7064,590
Black6,9774,922583
Hispanic47330238
2+ Races19615932
Other Race1615817
Asian976827
Native American905524

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.46%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 27.84%.

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,338$38,648$27,219
Less Than 9th Grade$23,204$29,083$20,174
High School Graduate$28,667$34,912$21,086
Some College$31,778$40,833$28,110
Bachelors Degree$47,390$63,598$43,172
Graduate Degree$64,402$85,136$57,819

$32,338

Average Earnings

$38,648

Average Male

$27,219

Average Female

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Language by Age

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Language

97.39% of Tallapoosa County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Language

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black10,8734,22138.82%
White27,6203,02110.94%
Hispanic96815716.22%
Multiple51615229.46%
Other3067123.20%
Native851315.29%
Asian14564.14%

18.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.59%

Male Poverty Rate

20.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Tallapoosa County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Tallapoosa County, Alabama is Black, with 38.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Tallapoosa County, Alabama is Asian, with 4.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.52%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.85%.

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.73%
High School14.43%
Some College12.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.11%

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed49.68%
Male Unemployed26.58%
Female Employed8.15%
Male Employed4.62%

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,828$60,734
Families$56,392$71,513
Married Families$65,263-
Non Families$22,407$34,731
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Income by Household Type

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.7%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Tallapoosa 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.

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Marital Status

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2,787

Number of Veterans

2,656

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam993
First Gulf War579
Korea292
Second Gulf War266
World War II73

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+870
65 to 74726
55 to 64610
35 to 54515
18 to 3466

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2269.66%
Black5246.33%
2+ Races328.67%
Native American55.56%
Hispanic20.34%

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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10.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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50.8%

Labor Force Participation

45.8%

Employment Rate

9.9%

Unemployment Rate

Tallapoosa County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Tallapoosa County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Tallapoosa 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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81.73%

Born in Tallapoosa County, Alabama

98.53%

Native Born

1.47%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.51%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.53% of Tallapoosa County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 81.73% 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.

Tallapoosa 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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