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Sumter County, AL


Designated Market Area: Meridian, MS-AL
USDA County Type (2015): Government, Low Employment, Persistent Poverty
American Communities Project County Type (2023): African American South

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2022 population: 11,853   ( 1,910 from 2010)
Land area: 903.8 square miles
Population density: 13.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:3,120 26.32% 5.6%
Black:8,22069.35% 20.1%
Indian:220.19% 100.0%
Asian:1961.65% 476.5%
2+ races:1140.96% 153.3%
Hispanic:1811.53% 110.5%
Total non-White:8,73373.68% 16.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:293 11.9
Deaths:43017.4
Net Migration: -348-14.1
Net Immigration: 180.7
Change in White population:-184 -1.3
Change in Non-White pop.:-1,726 -12.5




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
13,763
3,30424.01%
10,28374.71%
110.08%
340.25%
450.33%
860.62%
10,45975.99%

2000
14,798
3,81325.77%
10,71872.43%
140.09%
170.11%
700.47%
1651.12%
10,98574.23%

1990
16,174
4,74129.31%
11,29069.80%
00.00%
460.28%
n/a
970.60%
11,43370.69%

1980
16,908
5,07930.04%
11,56268.38%
00.00%
550.33%
n/a
1901.12%
11,82969.96%

1970
16,974
5,86534.55%
11,05665.13%
20.01%
40.02%
n/a
460.27%
11,109 65.45%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
1,602 10.8
1,4269.6
-2,111-14.3
260.2
-509 -3.4
-526 -3.6
1990's
NumberRate
2,531 15.6
1,79011.1
-1,603-9.9
280.2
-928 -5.7
-448 -2.8
1980's
NumberRate
2,877 17.0
1,761 10.4
-1,710 -10.1
n/a
-338 -2.0
-396 -2.3
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
-1,893 -11.2
n/a
-786 -4.6
720 4.2

Age, Family & Household Data for Sumter County, AL

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
35.8
2,303 19.4%
9,550 80.6%
2,269 19.1%
4,798
2.26
3,010 62.7%
1,636 54.4%
476 15.8%
1,788 37.3%

2010
NumberPercent
37.7
3,068 22.3%
10,695 77.7%
2,063 15.0%
5,629
2.32
3,385 60.1%
1,766 52.2%
686 20.3%
2,244 39.9%

2000
NumberPercent
32.4
4,299 29.1%
10,499 70.9%
2,050 13.9%
5,722
2.54
3,677 64.3%
2,003 54.5%
785 21.3%
2,045 35.7%

1990
NumberPercent
28.9
4,936 30.5%
11,238 69.5%
2,354 14.6%
5,566
2.77
3,959 71.1%
2,485 62.8%
732 18.5%
1,607 28.9%

1980
NumberPercent
25.4
5,864 34.7%
11,044 65.3%
2,437 14.4%
5,230
3.14
3,954 75.6%
2,816 71.2%
548 13.9%
1,276 24.4%

2022 Housing Data for Sumter County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units6,329 
Median Value$88,000 
Occupied4,79875.8%
Vacant1,53124.2%
Owned3,32469.3%
Rented1,47430.7%
Median Rent$770 
Single-Family Units3,69458.4%
    Detached3,66858.0%
    Attached260.4%
Buldings with 5+ Units2313.6%
Mobile Homes2,02031.9%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Sumter County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0004499.4%
$10,000 to $14,99950610.5%
$15,000 to $19,99952010.8%
$20,000 to $24,99952911.0%
$25,000 to $29,9993667.6%
$30,000 to $34,9991763.7%
$35,000 to $39,9991713.6%
$40,000 to $44,9991813.8%
$45,000 to $49,9992866.0%
$50,000 to $59,9992835.9%
$60,000 to $74,9993387.0%
$75,000 to $99,9994399.1%
$100,000 to $124,9992866.0%
$125,000 to $149,999881.8%
$150,000 to $199,9991122.3%
$200,000 or more681.4%
Median Household Income31,726 
Per Capita Income19,720 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state93 
Compared to U.S.76 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI71514.9%
Public Assistance841.8%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps1,26426.3%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed4,00251.3%
Unemployed3644.7%
In Armed Forces40.1%
Total Labor Force4,37056.1%
Not in Labor Force3,42543.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 48.6%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector1,1841,23049.0%
Non-Profit6627819.2%
Self-Employed28611072.2%
Local Government13318442.0%
State Government24250932.2%
Federal Government145620.0%
Total Private + Self1,4701,34052.3%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.4551,02730.7%
Total1,9252,36744.9%
Pct. Govt.26.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts47611.1%
Sales and Office Occupations1,01723.7%
Professional, Technical61314.3%
Service Occupations86220.1%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing260.6%
All others1,33131.0%
White Collar 49.0%
Industry
 Number%
Educational services82919.3%
Manufacturing64715.1%
Retail trade60014.0%
Health care and social assistance49411.5%
Accommodation and food services3598.4%
Public administration2205.1%
Other services2185.1%
Construction2165.0%
Transportation and warehousing1904.4%
Arts, entertainment, recreation1042.4%
Information1002.3%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting761.8%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.741.7%
Wholesale trade601.4%
Finance and insurance561.3%
Professional, scientific, technical320.7%
Real estate and rental and leasing190.4%
Utilities40.1%
Management10.0%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Sumter County, AL

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican440.36%
Puerto Rican00.00%
Cuban130.11%
Dominican280.23%
Total Central American00.00%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran00.00%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American00.00%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic00.00%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese310.25%
Japanese160.13%
Filipino50.04%
Thai50.04%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English11,24697.4%
Spanish1030.9%
Chinese590.5%
Other Indo-European430.4%
Arabic400.3%
Other290.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun160.1%
Tagalog50.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American3,80131.2%
English3973.3%
Irish3462.8%
Scottish3002.5%
European1591.3%
German1521.2%
Portuguese1241.0%
African1161.0%
French1000.8%
Scotch-Irish660.5%
Other Arab530.4%
Italian440.4%
Romanian400.3%
Lebanese200.2%
Belizean190.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen12,08099.0%
Not a citizen1161.0%
Native12,05298.8%
Foreign-born1441.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Sumter County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
187 2.5%636 8.6%2,369 32.2%2,562 34.8%901 12.3%699 9.5%
  Average years of education: 13.2
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 187 2.5%
9-12 Years 636 8.6%
H.S. Grad or GED 2,369 32.2%
Some College 2,562 34.8%
Bach. Degree 901 12.3%
Grad Degree 699 9.5%
Average years of education: 13.2

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Sumter County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 6,010 5,422 588 9.8% 6.8%
1991 5,923 5,279 644 10.9% 7.3%
1992 6,113 5,341 772 12.6% 7.5%
1993 6,140 5,372 768 12.5% 7.2%
1994 6,227 5,445 782 12.6% 6.2%
1995 6,291 5,477 814 12.9% 5.9%
1996 6,217 5,438 779 12.5% 5.2%
1997 6,078 5,337 741 12.2% 4.9%
1998 5,670 5,115 555 9.8% 4.5%
1999 5,524 4,928 596 10.8% 4.7%
2000 5,420 4,922 498 9.2% 4.6%
2001 5,155 4,715 440 8.5% 5.2%
2002 5,116 4,655 461 9.0% 5.9%
2003 5,129 4,615 514 10.0% 6.0%
2004 4,974 4,506 468 9.4% 5.6%
2005 4,850 4,501 349 7.2% 4.4%
2006 4,795 4,472 323 6.7% 4.0%
2007 4,791 4,472 319 6.7% 4.1%
2008 4,728 4,300 428 9.1% 5.8%
2009 4,730 4,081 649 13.7% 10.1%
2010 5,774 5,018 756 13.1% 10.4%
2011 5,555 4,832 723 13.0% 9.6%
2012 5,425 4,842 583 10.7% 8.2%
2013 5,459 4,959 500 9.2% 7.3%
2014 5,381 4,927 454 8.4% 6.7%
2015 5,096 4,687 409 8.0% 6.1%
2016 5,069 4,678 391 7.7% 5.9%
2017 4,956 4,621 335 6.8% 4.6%
2018 4,801 4,522 279 5.8% 3.9%
2019 4,755 4,537 218 4.6% 3.0%
2020 4,745 4,414 331 7.0% 5.9%
2021 4,549 4,349 200 4.4% 3.4%
2022 4,597 4,435 162 3.5% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com