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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Barbour County is 27,119, which is 6.61% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 8.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Barbour County population density is 29.98 people per square mile, which is much lower than the state average density of 91.91 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. There is no dominant race in Barbour County.The average Barbour County education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 27,119. #39

Population Growth Since 2000, #49

Barbour County

Population Density, #46

Barbour County
29.98 per square mile
91.91 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:12,806 (47.22%, #56)
Black:12,565 (46.33%, #12)
Hispanic:1,283 (4.73%, #11)
Asian:204 (0.75%, #22)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):48 (0.18%, #56)
One Race, Other:954 (3.52%, see rank)
Two or More Races:542 (2.00%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:941 (73.34%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:82 (6.39%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:29 (2.26%, see rank)
South American:20 (1.56%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

23,264 (85.78%) out of the total population of 27,119 reported first ancestry.

 Barbour County% of the Total PopulationAlabamaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.21%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.09%0.47%
Danish30.01%, see rank0.09%0.42%
Dutch1200.44%, see rank0.92%1.40%
English1,2934.77%, see rank8.22%8.02%
French2660.98%, see rank1.80%3.34%
German1,2034.44%, see rank7.03%15.03%
Greek370.14%, see rank0.16%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish1,5985.89%, see rank9.11%10.80%
Italian1710.63%, see rank1.71%5.52%
Norwegian100.04%, see rank0.31%1.42%
Polish2060.76%, see rank0.61%3.01%
Portuguese80.03%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian500.18%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish3071.13%, see rank1.52%0.99%
Scottish3831.41%, see rank1.81%1.72%
Subsaharan African550.20%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish490.18%, see rank0.36%1.27%
Swiss20.01%, see rank0.10%0.30%
Ukrainian100.04%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American4,03514.88%, see rank15.41%7.12%
Welsh350.13%, see rank0.38%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,562 (53.70%, see rank)
Females: 12,557 (46.30%, see rank)

Barbour County
Male: 53.70%
Female: 46.30%
Male: 48.49%
Female: 51.51%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Barbour County
38.30 years old
38.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Barbour County
36.50 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Barbour County
41.60 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Barbour County% of the Total PopulationAlabamaU.S.
Under 5 years1,5925.87%, see rank6.22%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,6886.22%, see rank6.32%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,6125.94%, see rank6.67%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,5515.72%, see rank6.80%6.85%
20 to 24 years1,8406.78%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years3,85014.20%, see rank12.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,41512.59%, see rank12.68%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,88714.33%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,50412.92%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years2,4909.18%, see rank8.33%7.64%
75 to 84 1,2204.50%, see rank4.52%4.25%
85 years and over4701.73%, see rank1.66%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Barbour CountyAlabamaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,836, 100%3,217,902209,056,129
Less Than High School4,790, 25.43%, see rank16.30%13.67%
High School Graduate6,300, 33.45%, see rank31.07%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,183, 27.52%, see rank29.58%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,481, 7.86%, see rank14.46%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree1,082, 5.74%, see rank8.59%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.25, see rank13.1213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Barbour County AlabamaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten90386.16%13.84%68.95%31.05%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)2,51284.47%, see rank15.53%, see rank89.56%10.44%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,26288.59%, see rank11.41%, see rank89.36%10.64%90.60%9.40%
College1,26393.03%, see rank6.97%, see rank85.55%14.45%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School11194.59%, see rank5.41%, see rank76.76%23.24%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Barbour CountyAlabamaU.S.
Total Households9,145, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
Average Household Size2.65, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households2,897, 31.68%, see rank28.54%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,248, 68.32%, see rank71.46%72.43%
Family Households (Families)6,003, 65.64%, see rank67.33%66.22%
Average Family Size3.44, see rank3.213.32
Married-Couple Family3,971, 43.42%, see rank47.79%48.42%
Nonfamily Households3,142, 34.36%, see rank32.67%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Barbour County%AlabamaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total22,227see rank3,892,591252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over12,038100%, see rank1,863,744123,281,364
Never Married4,58338.07%, see rank32.38%35.77%
Married5,39244.79%, see rank53.13%52.04%
Widowed3412.83%, see rank3.01%2.57%
Divorced1,72214.30%, see rank11.48%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,189100%, see rank2,028,847129,692,771
Never Married2,75527.04%, see rank26.66%29.48%
Married4,54244.58%, see rank48.92%49.19%
Widowed1,41113.85%, see rank10.95%9.16%
Divorced1,48114.54%, see rank13.47%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Barbour County%AlabamaU.S.
Native26,35097.16%, see rank96.54%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence18,63168.70%, see rank70.07%58.73%
Born in Different State7,58727.98%, see rank25.66%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
1320.49%, see rank0.81%1.42%
Foreign Born7692.84%, see rank3.46%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship1030.38%, see rank1.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship6662.46%, see rank2.30%7.09%
Born In Europe140.05%, see rank0.37%1.53%
Born In Asia1690.62%, see rank1.02%3.82%
Born In Africa00.00%, see rank0.14%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.02%0.07%
Born In Latin America5702.10%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America160.06%, see rank0.07%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Barbour County%AlabamaU.S.
English8,62594.31%, see rank94.21%79.39%
Spanish3774.12%, see rank3.33%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages520.57%, see rank1.29%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages880.96%, see rank0.92%3.36%
Other30.03%, see rank0.26%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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