Wilcox County, Alabama Population 2021

Wilcox County, Alabama's estimated population is 9,921 with a growth rate of -2.23% 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 -14.18% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,921-226-2.23%
202010,147-226-2.18%
201910,373-226-2.13%
201810,599-92-0.86%
201710,691-153-1.41%
201610,844-52-0.48%
201510,896-50-0.46%
201410,946-199-1.79%
201311,145-157-1.39%
201211,302-136-1.19%
201111,438-122-1.06%
201011,560-2,008-14.80%
199013,568-1,187-8.04%
198014,755-1,548-9.50%
197016,303-2,436-13.00%
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%
18202,9170.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-2.23%
State
Founded
December 13, 1819
County Seat
2010 Population
11,560
Growth Since 2010
-14.18%
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Wilcox County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American7,41069.38%
White2,91527.29%
Two or More Races3343.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native190.18%
Asian30.03%
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Wilcox County, Alabama Population by Race

Wilcox County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Wilcox County, Alabama Median Age

40.5


Total

38.6


Male

42.1


Female

Wilcox County, Alabama Adults

There are 8,104 adults, (2,026 of whom are seniors) in Wilcox County, Alabama.

Wilcox County, Alabama Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Wilcox County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

5,667

53.06%

Male

5,014

46.94%

Wilcox County, Alabama Population by Age

Wilcox County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Wilcox County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.6%21.4%
All67.9%32.1%
Non Family64.6%35.4%
Female63.8%36.2%
Male40.9%59.1%

67.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Wilcox County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,8542.7167.9
Non Family1,5701.2364.6
Married1,2583.1878.6
Female8504.5363.8
Male1763.6840.9

3.67

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Wilcox County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4035.66%
9th to 12th Grade1,27217.88%
High School Graduate2,80839.47%
Some College1,34618.92%
Associates Degree3965.57%
Bachelors Degree6278.81%
Graduate Degree2623.68%
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Wilcox County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Wilcox County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black4,7493,490402
White2,2061,855480
2+ Races9230
Hispanic57541
Native American16163
Asian333

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 asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Wilcox County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,331$36,913$21,938
Less Than 9th Grade$20,909$25,556$16,429
High School Graduate$26,776$37,049$21,068
Some College$25,708$34,597$19,932
Bachelors Degree$46,875$68,281$33,333
Graduate Degree$43,590$$38,472

$27,331

Average Earnings

$36,913

Average Male

$21,938

Average Female

Wilcox County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Wilcox County, Alabama Language by Age

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Wilcox County, Alabama Language

97.25% of Wilcox County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.00% of the population.

Wilcox County, Alabama Language

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black7,1702,82039.33%
White2,7812418.67%
Multiple3344011.98%
Hispanic541018.52%
Native19947.37%

30.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

26.09%

Male Poverty Rate

33.43%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Wilcox County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Wilcox County, Alabama is Native, with 47.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Wilcox County, Alabama is White, with 8.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 34.75%.

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.34%
Some College26.86%
High School20.20%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed75.00%
Male Unemployed38.51%
Female Employed10.45%
Male Employed6.61%

Wilcox County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Wilcox County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,014$42,500
Families$42,438$53,864
Married Families$54,643-
Non Families$17,793$25,415
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Income by Household Type

Wilcox County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.3%

Male Marriage Rate

30.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Wilcox County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Wilcox County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Wilcox County, Alabama Marital Status

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382

Number of Veterans

369

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam176
Korea65
Second Gulf War37
First Gulf War30
World War II12

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+137
65 to 74119
55 to 6477
35 to 5441
18 to 348

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White24710.09%
Black1302.36%
2+ Races54.76%

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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14.44%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.15%

Veteran Disability Rate

Wilcox County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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41.9%

Labor Force Participation

35.3%

Employment Rate

15.3%

Unemployment Rate

Wilcox County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Wilcox County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Wilcox 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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87.52%

Born in Wilcox County, Alabama

99.38%

Native Born

0.62%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

0.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.38% of Wilcox County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 87.52% having been born in Alabama. 0.31% 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

  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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