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The 2016 Alabama, State, population is 4,858,980. There are 96 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Alabama, State

The median age is 38.2. The US median is 37.4. 50.94% of people in Alabama, State, are married. 12.52% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.55 people. 28.45% of people are married, with children. 18.22% have children, but are single.

Race in Alabama, State

66.56% of people are white, 26.22% are black, 1.20% are asian, 0.48% are native american, and 0.10% claim 'Other'.

3.98% of the people in Alabama, State, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 96.02% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEAlabama, AlabamaUnited States
  Population  4,858,979321,418,820
  Population - 2010  4,712,651308,745,538
  Population - 2000  4,447,100285,036,114
  Population - 1990  4,040,583251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  20.25%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  9.26%12.76%
  Pop. Density  9691
  Land Area  50,6453,531,905
  Water Area  1,775264,837
  Median Age  38.237.4
  Female Population  51.51%50.81%
  Male Population  48.49%49.19%
  White  66.56%62.77%
  Black  26.22%12.24%
  Asian  1.20%4.95%
  Native American  0.48%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.03%0.16%
  Other  0.10%0.20%
  Two or More Races  1.44%2.13%
  Hispanic  3.98%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  96.02%83.10%
  Households  1,842,170116,211,000
  Family Households  1,240,38076,958,100
  Non Family Households  601,79239,253,000
  Household Size  2.552.63
  Married Population  50.94%50.58%
  Single Population  49.06%49.42%
  Now Married  48.38%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.56%2.17%
  Never Married  29.40%32.55%
  Widowed  7.15%5.95%
  Divorced  12.52%10.92%
  Married, w/children  28.45%31.68%
  Married, no children  42.53%41.44%
  Single, w/children  18.22%16.94%
  Single, no children  10.80%9.95%

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Sweet Home Alabama

My husband and I have lived in Memphis for the last 14 years. Believe me, anyplace is better to live than Memphis. These poor folks are stuck in a Civil Rights bubble... (Read More)



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Hot and Humid Summers - Mild Winters

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