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Tallapoosa County, AL


Micropolitan Statistical Area: Alexander City, AL
Designated Market Area: Montgomery-Selma, AL
USDA County Type (2015): Low Education, Low Employment
American Communities Project County Type (2023): Working Class Country

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2022 population: 40,977   ( 639 from 2010)
Land area: 716.5 square miles
Population density: 57.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:28,316 69.10% 1.8%
Black:10,74926.23% 2.7%
Indian:1340.33% 12.6%
Asian:2200.54% 10.6%
2+ races:5141.25% 48.6%
Hispanic:1,0442.55% 0.2%
Total non-White:12,66130.90% 0.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:918 11.1
Deaths:1,52718.5
Net Migration: 2473.0
Net Immigration: 90.1
Change in White population:-522 -1.3
Change in Non-White pop.:-117 -0.3




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
41,616
28,83869.30%
11,05026.55%
1190.29%
1990.48%
3460.83%
1,0422.50%
12,77830.70%

2000
41,475
30,34273.16%
10,48825.29%
1070.26%
770.19%
2140.52%
2420.58%
11,13326.84%

1990
38,826
28,39573.13%
10,20326.28%
520.13%
980.25%
n/a
780.20%
10,43126.87%

1980
38,676
27,88372.09%
10,26926.55%
240.06%
1550.40%
n/a
3250.84%
10,79327.91%

1970
33,840
24,30971.84%
9,41027.81%
120.04%
40.01%
n/a
1030.30%
9,531 28.16%

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

2000's
NumberRate
4,519 10.9
4,93111.9
-303-0.7
850.2
-1,504 -3.6
1,645 4.0
1990's
NumberRate
5,776 14.9
4,94412.7
3040.8
540.1
1,947 5.0
702 1.8
1980's
NumberRate
5,324 13.8
4,303 11.1
-629 -1.6
n/a
512 1.3
-362 -0.9
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
2,039 6.0
n/a
3,574 10.6
1,262 3.7

Age, Family & Household Data for Tallapoosa 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
45.2
8,410 20.5%
32,567 79.5%
9,181 22.4%
16,438
2.46
10,754 65.4%
7,399 68.8%
1,332 12.4%
5,684 34.6%

2010
NumberPercent
42.4
9,219 22.2%
32,397 77.8%
7,193 17.3%
16,985
2.42
11,762 69.2%
8,214 69.8%
1,461 12.4%
5,223 30.8%

2000
NumberPercent
39.1
10,003 24.1%
31,472 75.9%
6,835 16.5%
16,631
2.44
11,833 71.2%
8,802 74.4%
1,297 11.0%
4,798 28.8%

1990
NumberPercent
35.6
10,016 25.8%
28,810 74.2%
6,223 16.0%
14,701
2.60
11,037 75.1%
8,626 78.2%
932 8.4%
3,664 24.9%

1980
NumberPercent
31.6
11,624 30.1%
27,052 69.9%
5,370 13.9%
13,307
2.85
10,583 79.5%
8,668 81.9%
858 8.1%
2,724 20.5%

2022 Housing Data for Tallapoosa County, AL

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units22,777 
Median Value$127,100 
Occupied16,43872.2%
Vacant6,33927.8%
Owned12,40975.5%
Rented4,02924.5%
Median Rent$701 
Single-Family Units16,80873.8%
    Detached16,58372.8%
    Attached2251.0%
Buldings with 5+ Units1,2985.7%
Mobile Homes3,81016.7%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Tallapoosa County, AL

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0001,2297.5%
$10,000 to $14,9991,1276.9%
$15,000 to $19,9991,1437.0%
$20,000 to $24,9998745.3%
$25,000 to $29,9998755.3%
$30,000 to $34,9996333.9%
$35,000 to $39,9998445.1%
$40,000 to $44,9996433.9%
$45,000 to $49,9995343.2%
$50,000 to $59,9991,3668.3%
$60,000 to $74,9991,83611.2%
$75,000 to $99,9991,97912.0%
$100,000 to $124,9991,1076.7%
$125,000 to $149,9997514.6%
$150,000 to $199,9998805.4%
$200,000 or more6173.8%
Median Household Income53,282 
Per Capita Income29,682 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to state95 
Compared to U.S.78 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI1,2067.3%
Public Assistance2581.6%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps3,01718.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed14,20358.9%
Unemployed1,7637.3%
In Armed Forces300.1%
Total Labor Force15,99666.3%
Not in Labor Force8,11833.7%
Real Unemployment Rate 41.0%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector6,3014,63857.6%
Non-Profit28352734.9%
Self-Employed1,15455667.5%
Local Government44465040.6%
State Government29850137.3%
Federal Government12910754.7%
Total Private + Self7,4555,19458.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.1,1541,78539.3%
Total8,6096,97955.2%
Pct. Govt.13.7%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts1,69510.9%
Sales and Office Occupations3,64523.4%
Professional, Technical2,30514.8%
Service Occupations2,56616.4%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing630.4%
All others5,38934.5%
White Collar 49.0%
Industry
 Number%
Manufacturing3,32121.3%
Health care and social assistance2,35815.1%
Retail trade1,66110.6%
Construction1,4569.3%
Educational services9746.2%
Accommodation and food services8525.5%
Other services8025.1%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.7144.6%
Public administration6083.9%
Transportation and warehousing5963.8%
Finance and insurance4582.9%
Wholesale trade3702.4%
Professional, scientific, technical3112.0%
Real estate and rental and leasing2701.7%
Utilities2401.5%
Arts, entertainment, recreation2401.5%
Information1611.0%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1300.8%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction780.5%

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

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican7701.87%
Puerto Rican100.02%
Cuban60.01%
Dominican110.03%
Total Central American1680.41%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan00.00%
Honduran1680.41%
Nicaraguan00.00%
Panamanian00.00%
Salvadoran00.00%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American160.04%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian160.04%
Ecuadorian00.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian00.00%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan00.00%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic290.07%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Korean1160.28%
Chinese470.11%
Indian160.04%
Filipino90.02%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English37,52196.2%
Spanish1,0892.8%
Korean1160.3%
German, other Germanic1160.3%
Chinese810.2%
French, Haitian, Cajun440.1%
Arabic250.1%
Other140.0%
Tagalog90.0%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American4,42610.7%
English4,0039.7%
Irish3,9059.5%
German2,2995.6%
Scotch-Irish9342.3%
Italian5951.4%
European5761.4%
Scottish4641.1%
Welsh1890.5%
African1590.4%
Polish1570.4%
British1410.3%
Dutch1210.3%
French1150.3%
Swedish820.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen40,81798.9%
Not a citizen4341.1%
Native40,54798.3%
Foreign-born7041.7%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Tallapoosa County, AL

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
1,518 5.1%3,838 13.0%9,493 32.1%9,343 31.6%3,380 11.4%1,985 6.7%
  Average years of education: 12.7
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 1,518 5.1%
9-12 Years 3,838 13.0%
H.S. Grad or GED 9,493 32.1%
Some College 9,343 31.6%
Bach. Degree 3,380 11.4%
Grad Degree 1,985 6.7%
Average years of education: 12.7

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


Historical Labor Force Data for Tallapoosa County, AL

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 19,272 18,027 1,245 6.5% 6.8%
1991 19,266 18,073 1,193 6.2% 7.3%
1992 19,404 18,414 990 5.1% 7.5%
1993 19,835 18,467 1,368 6.9% 7.2%
1994 20,172 18,901 1,271 6.3% 6.2%
1995 20,231 19,097 1,134 5.6% 5.9%
1996 20,526 19,326 1,200 5.8% 5.2%
1997 20,488 19,442 1,046 5.1% 4.9%
1998 20,363 19,437 926 4.5% 4.5%
1999 19,956 18,921 1,035 5.2% 4.7%
2000 19,486 18,522 964 4.9% 4.6%
2001 19,371 18,213 1,158 6.0% 5.2%
2002 18,920 17,428 1,492 7.9% 5.9%
2003 18,527 17,250 1,277 6.9% 6.0%
2004 18,383 17,255 1,128 6.1% 5.6%
2005 18,538 17,709 829 4.5% 4.4%
2006 18,552 17,619 933 5.0% 4.0%
2007 18,357 17,364 993 5.4% 4.1%
2008 18,192 16,843 1,349 7.4% 5.8%
2009 18,055 15,801 2,254 12.5% 10.1%
2010 19,075 16,615 2,460 12.9% 10.4%
2011 18,350 16,274 2,076 11.3% 9.6%
2012 18,461 16,830 1,631 8.8% 8.2%
2013 18,384 16,874 1,510 8.2% 7.3%
2014 18,448 17,072 1,376 7.5% 6.7%
2015 18,696 17,550 1,146 6.1% 6.1%
2016 18,426 17,396 1,030 5.6% 5.9%
2017 18,151 17,363 788 4.3% 4.6%
2018 17,880 17,144 736 4.1% 3.9%
2019 18,452 17,894 558 3.0% 3.0%
2020 17,864 16,625 1,239 6.9% 5.9%
2021 17,982 17,271 711 4.0% 3.4%
2022 17,593 17,091 502 2.9% 2.6%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com