Walker County, Alabama Population 2022

Walker County, Alabama's estimated population is 63,077 with a growth rate of -0.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Walker County, Alabama is the 21st largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 66,997 and has seen a growth of -5.85% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,2020.00%
18404,0321,83083.11%
18505,1241,09227.08%
18607,9802,85655.74%
18706,543-1,437-18.01%
18809,4792,93644.87%
189016,0786,59969.62%
190025,1629,08456.50%
191037,01311,85147.10%
192050,59313,58036.69%
193059,4458,85217.50%
194064,2014,7568.00%
195063,769-432-0.67%
196054,211-9,558-14.99%
197056,2462,0353.75%
198068,66012,41422.07%
199067,670-990-1.44%
201066,997-673-0.99%
201166,585-412-0.61%
201266,104-481-0.72%
201365,777-327-0.49%
201465,338-439-0.67%
201564,931-407-0.62%
201664,533-398-0.61%
201763,895-638-0.99%
201863,669-226-0.35%
201963,521-148-0.23%
202063,373-148-0.23%
202163,225-148-0.23%
202263,077-148-0.23%
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Walker County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White57,14289.56%
Black or African American3,8566.04%
American Indian and Alaska Native1880.29%
Asian2380.37%
Some Other Race6521.02%
Two or More Races1,7262.71%
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Walker County, Alabama Population by Race

Walker County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2022

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Walker County, Alabama Median Age

42


Total

39.2


Male

44.3


Female

Walker County, Alabama Adults

There are 49,657 adults, (12,370 of whom are seniors) in Walker County, Alabama.

Walker County, Alabama Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Walker County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

32,466

50.89%

Male

31,336

49.11%

Walker County, Alabama Population by Age

Walker County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Walker County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.9%12.1%
All77.9%22.1%
Male75%25%
Non Family70.6%29.4%
Female57.1%42.9%

77.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Walker County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All25,4402.4777.9
Married12,9283.0187.9
Male1,3982.9875
Female3,2273.1857.1
Non Family7,8871.2170.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Walker County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8336.35%
9th to 12th Grade5,35211.99%
High School Graduate15,62135.00%
Some College10,33423.15%
Associates Degree4,50110.09%
Bachelors Degree3,7688.44%
Graduate Degree2,2214.98%
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Walker County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Walker County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian1427625
2+ Races789542131
Black2,3681,998358
White40,53733,3945,399
Other Race29019037
Native American1577610
Hispanic76534247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 84.38%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 17.61%.

Walker County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,643$47,024$28,368
Less Than 9th Grade$23,413$27,188$15,648
High School Graduate$31,316$40,865$19,671
Some College$37,505$49,094$29,011
Bachelors Degree$50,745$77,577$41,141
Graduate Degree$54,503$72,721$46,868

$36,643

Average Earnings

$47,024

Average Male

$28,368

Average Female

Walker County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Walker County, Alabama Language by Age

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Walker County, Alabama Language

97.67% of Walker County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.82% of the population.

Walker County, Alabama Language

Walker County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,65065139.45%
Multiple1,69159335.07%
Black3,6991,01427.41%
White55,2658,39215.19%
Other335NaN%

16.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.70%

Male Poverty Rate

19.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Walker County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Walker County, Alabama is Hispanic, with 39.45% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.99%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.53%.

Walker County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.54%
High School14.59%
Some College10.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.40%

Walker County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.44%
Male Unemployed36.34%
Female Employed8.64%
Female Unemployed48.23%

Walker County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Walker County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$45,833$60,917
Families$59,531$71,690
Married Families$68,519$79,935
Non Families$21,617$34,609
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Income by Household Type

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

50.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Walker County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Walker 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 35-44.

Walker County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Walker County, Alabama Marital Status

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3,783

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War581
First Gulf War654
Vietnam1,670
Korea332
World War II42

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34232
35 to 54729
55 to 64618
65 to 741,443
75+761

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3,4407.62%
Black2247.78%
Native American53.18%
2+ Races11411.95%
Hispanic70.77%

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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7.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Walker County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Walker County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Walker County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Walker 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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81.25%

Born in Walker County, Alabama

98.65%

Native Born

1.35%

Foreign Born

0.95%

Non Citizen

0.40%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.65% of Walker County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 81.25% 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.

Walker 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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