Winston County, Alabama Population 2021

Winston County, Alabama's estimated population is 23,501 with a growth rate of -0.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Winston County, Alabama is the 42nd largest county in Alabama. The 2010 Population was 24,412 and has seen a growth of -3.73% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202123,501-64-0.27%
202023,565-64-0.27%
201923,629-64-0.27%
201823,693-67-0.28%
201723,760-147-0.61%
201623,907-23-0.10%
201523,930-209-0.87%
201424,139-50-0.21%
201324,189-4-0.02%
201224,193-169-0.69%
201124,362-50-0.20%
201024,4122,35910.70%
199022,0531000.46%
198021,9535,29931.82%
197016,6541,79612.09%
196014,858-3,392-18.59%
195018,250-496-2.65%
194018,7463,15020.20%
193015,5961,2188.47%
192014,3781,52311.85%
191012,8553,30134.55%
19009,5543,00245.82%
18906,5522,29954.06%
18804,253982.36%
18704,15557916.19%
18603,5762,034131.91%
18501,5420.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.27%
County Website
State
Founded
February 12, 1850
County Seat
2010 Population
24,412
Growth Since 2010
-3.73%
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Winston County, Alabama Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,84596.05%
Two or More Races4451.87%
Some Other Race1900.80%
Black or African American1740.73%
American Indian and Alaska Native810.34%
Asian370.16%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.05%
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Winston County, Alabama Population by Race

Winston County, Alabama Population Pyramid $2021

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Winston County, Alabama Median Age

45.2


Total

44.1


Male

46


Female

Winston County, Alabama Adults

There are 18,858 adults, (5,075 of whom are seniors) in Winston County, Alabama.

Winston County, Alabama Age Dependency

72.6

Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Winston County, Alabama Sex Ratio

Female

12,003

50.47%

Male

11,781

49.53%

Winston County, Alabama Population by Age

Winston County, Alabama Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Winston County, Alabama Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.7%11.3%
All79.4%20.6%
Non Family72.8%27.2%
Male67.1%32.9%
Female61.3%38.7%

79.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Winston County, Alabama Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,5922.4479.4
Married4,8633.0388.7
Non Family3,3241.1572.8
Female1,0343.5361.3
Male3713.2267.1

3.04

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Winston County, Alabama Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2127.06%
9th to 12th Grade2,42314.12%
High School Graduate6,55638.21%
Some College3,53920.63%
Associates Degree1,2257.14%
Bachelors Degree1,2527.30%
Graduate Degree9495.53%
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Winston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Winston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White16,31412,9792,154
Hispanic37621611
2+ Races25017416
Black102743
Other Race1014
Native American8145
Asian212117
Islander1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 80.95%.

Winston County, Alabama Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,300$34,098$22,889
Less Than 9th Grade$24,762$26,620$18,512
High School Graduate$26,818$31,091$20,699
Some College$30,565$44,196$21,341
Bachelors Degree$38,896$44,896$37,522
Graduate Degree$48,421$74,583$43,452

$29,300

Average Earnings

$34,098

Average Male

$22,889

Average Female

Winston County, Alabama Earnings by Educational Attainment

Winston County, Alabama Language by Age

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Winston County, Alabama Language

97.45% of Winston County, Alabama residents speak only English, while 2.55% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.21% of the population.

Winston County, Alabama Language

Winston County, Alabama Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,9603,76917.16%
Multiple44017840.45%
Hispanic74414920.03%
Other19011359.47%
Black1322317.42%
Native8178.64%
Asian3712.70%

17.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

21.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Winston County, Alabama

The race most likely to be in poverty in Winston County, Alabama is Other, with 59.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Winston County, Alabama is Asian, with 2.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.27%.

Winston County, Alabama Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.24%
Some College13.81%
High School13.64%
Bachelors or Greater2.11%

Winston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed44.47%
Male Unemployed21.32%
Female Employed11.37%
Male Employed6.38%

Winston County, Alabama Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Winston County, Alabama Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$35,788$53,167
Families$47,885$62,434
Married Families$58,147-
Non Families$20,406$34,750
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Income by Household Type

Winston County, Alabama Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Winston County, Alabama Married by Age and Sex

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Winston 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.

Winston County, Alabama Marital Status by Race

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Winston County, Alabama Marital Status

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1,376

Number of Veterans

1,340

Male Veterans

36

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam539
Second Gulf War205
First Gulf War171
Korea161
World War II22

Winston County, Alabama Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74361
75+357
55 to 64298
35 to 54252
18 to 34108

Winston County, Alabama Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,3237.26%
Native American3340.74%
Hispanic316.98%
2+ Races124.27%
Black87.62%

Winston County, Alabama Veterans by Race

Winston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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4.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Winston County, Alabama Veterans by Education

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50.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

7.3%

Unemployment Rate

Winston County, Alabama Employment by Age

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Winston County, Alabama Employment by Race

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Winston 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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77.76%

Born in Winston County, Alabama

98.50%

Native Born

1.50%

Foreign Born

1.20%

Non Citizen

0.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.50% of Winston County, Alabama residents were born in the United States, with 77.76% having been born in Alabama. 1.20% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Winston 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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