Wilcox County, Alabama Population 2024

9,749

Wilcox County, Alabama's estimated 2024 population is 9,749 with a growth rate of -1.96% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Wilcox County, Alabama is the 63rd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 population was 11,560 and has seen a growth of -15.67% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,774-195-2.17%
20288,969-195-2.13%
20279,164-195-2.08%
20269,359-195-2.04%
20259,554-195-2%
20249,749-195-1.96%
20239,944-195-1.92%
202210,139-284-2.72%
202110,423-111-1.05%
202010,5341381.33%
201910,396-196-1.85%
201810,592-112-1.05%
201710,704-156-1.44%
201610,860-40-0.37%
201510,900-50-0.46%
201410,950-198-1.78%
201311,148-156-1.38%
201211,304-134-1.17%
201111,438-122-1.06%
201011,56000%
199013,568-1,187-8.04%
198014,755-1,548-9.5%
197016,303-2,436-13%
196018,739-4,737-20.18%
195023,476-2,803-10.67%
194026,2791,3995.62%
193024,880-6,200-19.95%
192031,080-2,730-8.07%
191033,810-1,821-5.11%
190035,6314,81515.63%
189030,816-1,012-3.18%
188031,8283,45112.16%
187028,3773,75915.27%
186024,6187,26641.87%
185017,3522,07413.58%
184015,2785,73060.01%
18309,5486,631227.32%
18202,917-5,857-66.75%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.96% (-195)
State
Alabama
County Seat
2020 Population
10,534
Area
888 mi²
Density
11 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-7.45% (-785)
Founded
December 13, 1819

Wilcox County, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American7,32870.18%
White2,87627.55%
Two or more races2202.11%
Native American130.12%
Asian40.04%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Wilcox County, Alabama Population by Race

Wilcox County, Alabama Population Pyramid 2024

Wilcox County, Alabama Median Age

41.1

Total

38.7

Male

42.8

Female

Wilcox County, Alabama Adults

There are 8,044 adults, (2,169 of whom are seniors) in Wilcox County, Alabama.

Wilcox County, Alabama Age Dependency

77.7

Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilcox County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female5,54953.15%
Male4,89246.85%

Wilcox County, Alabama Population by Age

Wilcox County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,5792.8679.520.5
Non Family1,2911.148119
Married1,2183.1286.213.8
Female9564.5770.829.2
Male1145.2462.337.7

3.76

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

79.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Wilcox County, Alabama Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4015.67%
9th to 12th Grade1,17516.62%
High School Graduate2,85540.39%
Some College1,45020.51%
Associates Degree3675.19%
Bachelors Degree5547.84%
Graduate Degree2673.78%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Wilcox County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black4,7763,517420
White2,2021,933396
2+ Races63210
Hispanic22161
Native American880
Asian444

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Wilcox County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,332$39,814$28,125
Less Than 9th Grade$29,180$29,102$0
High School Graduate$31,556$42,109$22,083
Some College$30,995$36,250$27,768
Bachelors Degree$43,750$72,321$31,094
Graduate Degree$56,488$55,703$63,333

$32,332

Average Earnings

$39,814

Average Male

$28,125

Average Female

Wilcox County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilcox County, Alabama Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Wilcox County, Alabama Language

97.56% of Wilcox County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.44% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.17% of the population.

Wilcox County, Alabama Language

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black7,2152,62336.35%
White2,7571053.81%
Hispanic16743.75%
Native13646.15%

26.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.93%

Male Poverty Rate

29.25%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilcox County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilcox County, Alabama is Native, with 46.15% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilcox County, Alabama is White, with 3.81% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.55%.

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.69%
High School23.26%
Some College17.65%
Bachelors or Greater2.35%

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed59.63%
Male Unemployed37.4%
Female Employed10.05%
Male Employed3.07%

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilcox County, Alabama Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$38,208$50,522
Families$46,269$61,295
Married Families$65,556$-999,999,999
Non Families$20,069$30,586

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Wilcox County, Alabama Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

31.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.7%

Male Marriage Rate

28.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilcox County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Wilcox 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 Over 65.

Wilcox County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Wilcox County, Alabama Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

484

Number of Veterans

437

Male Veterans

47

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam112
Korea91
Second Gulf War76
First Gulf War75
World War II1

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 64165
75+145
65 to 74108
35 to 5459
18 to 347

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black2404.35%
White2389.75%
2+ Races68.33%

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.8%

Labor Force Participation

40%

Employment Rate

10.7%

Unemployment Rate

Wilcox County, Alabama Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Wilcox County, Alabama Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Wilcox 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

87.34%

Born in Wilcox County, Alabama

99.48%

Native Born

0.52%

Foreign Born

0.3%

Non Citizen

0.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.48% of Wilcox County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 87.34% having been born in Alabama. 0.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Wilcox County, Alabama Place of Birth

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