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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Samson is 2,134, which is 3.04% more 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 Samson population density is 588.28 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 91.91 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Samson is white, which represent 73.20% of the total population. The average Samson 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: 2,134. #211

Population Growth Since 2000, #266

Samson, AL

Population Density, #108

Samson, AL
588.28 per square mile
91.91 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,562 (73.20%, #360)
Black:510 (23.90%, #199)
Hispanic:114 (5.34%, #106)
Asian:0 (0.00%, #223)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2 (0.09%, #228)
One Race, Other:17 (0.80%, see rank)
Two or More Races:43 (2.01%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:109 (95.61%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:5 (4.39%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

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

Population by First Ancestry

1,565 (73.34%) out of the total population of 2,134 reported first ancestry.

 Samson, AL% of the Total PopulationAlabamaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.21%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.09%0.47%
Danish10.05%, see rank0.09%0.42%
Dutch663.09%, see rank0.92%1.40%
English1195.58%, see rank8.22%8.02%
French80.37%, see rank1.80%3.34%
German572.67%, see rank7.03%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.16%0.41%
Hungarian00.00%, see rank0.11%0.46%
Irish1939.04%, see rank9.11%10.80%
Italian100.47%, see rank1.71%5.52%
Norwegian00.00%, see rank0.31%1.42%
Polish50.23%, see rank0.61%3.01%
Portuguese30.14%, see rank0.07%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.17%0.92%
Scotch-Irish170.80%, see rank1.52%0.99%
Scottish140.66%, see rank1.81%1.72%
Subsaharan African20.09%, see rank0.81%0.95%
Swedish00.00%, see rank0.36%1.27%
Swiss00.00%, see rank0.10%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.05%0.31%
American37217.43%, see rank15.41%7.12%
Welsh00.00%, see rank0.38%0.57%

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

Population by Gender

Male: 1,005 (47.09%, see rank)
Females: 1,129 (52.91%, see rank)

Samson, AL
Male: 47.09%
Female: 52.91%
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)
Samson, AL
33.60 years old
38.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Samson, AL
28.60 years old
36.70 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Samson, AL
36.10 years old
39.60 years old
38.80 years old

 Samson, AL% of the Total PopulationAlabamaU.S.
Under 5 years1798.39%, see rank6.22%6.36%
5 to 9 years1265.90%, see rank6.32%6.51%
10 to 14 years1517.08%, see rank6.67%6.59%
15 to 19 years22210.40%, see rank6.80%6.85%
20 to 24 years1657.73%, see rank7.20%7.13%
25 to 34 years26412.37%, see rank12.84%13.47%
35 to 44 years27112.70%, see rank12.68%12.96%
45 to 54 years25912.14%, see rank14.02%14.09%
55 to 64 years1848.62%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years2009.37%, see rank8.33%7.64%
75 to 84 954.45%, see rank4.52%4.25%
85 years and over180.84%, see rank1.66%1.85%

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

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Samson, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,291, 100%3,217,902209,056,129
Less Than High School491, 38.03%, see rank16.30%13.67%
High School Graduate430, 33.31%, see rank31.07%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree287, 22.23%, see rank29.58%29.09%
Bachelor Degree62, 4.80%, see rank14.46%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree21, 1.63%, see rank8.59%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#11.23, 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

 Samson, AL AlabamaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten2788.89%11.11%68.95%31.05%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)21396.24%, see rank3.76%, see rank89.56%10.44%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)18095.56%, see rank4.44%, see rank89.36%10.64%90.60%9.40%
College4595.56%, see rank4.44%, see rank85.55%14.45%78.37%21.63%

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

Household and Family

 Samson, ALAlabamaU.S.
Total Households897, 100%1,842,174116,211,092
Average Household Size2.38, see rank2.552.63
1 Person Households286, 31.88%, see rank28.54%27.57%
2 or More Person Households611, 68.12%, see rank71.46%72.43%
Family Households (Families)577, 64.33%, see rank67.33%66.22%
Average Family Size3.04, see rank3.213.32
Married-Couple Family204, 22.74%, see rank47.79%48.42%
Nonfamily Households320, 35.67%, see rank32.67%33.78%

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

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Samson, AL%AlabamaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,678see rank3,892,591252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over740100%, see rank1,863,744123,281,364
Never Married33144.73%, see rank32.38%35.77%
Married28638.65%, see rank53.13%52.04%
Widowed375.00%, see rank3.01%2.57%
Divorced8611.62%, see rank11.48%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over938100%, see rank2,028,847129,692,771
Never Married34837.10%, see rank26.66%29.48%
Married28930.81%, see rank48.92%49.19%
Widowed13614.50%, see rank10.95%9.16%
Divorced16517.59%, see rank13.47%12.16%

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

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Samson, AL%AlabamaU.S.
Native2,06796.86%, see rank96.54%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence1,70079.66%, see rank70.07%58.73%
Born in Different State36216.96%, see rank25.66%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
50.23%, see rank0.81%1.42%
Foreign Born673.14%, see rank3.46%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship60.28%, see rank1.15%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship612.86%, see rank2.30%7.09%
Born In Europe60.28%, see rank0.37%1.53%
Born In Asia00.00%, 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 America612.86%, see rank1.84%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.07%0.26%

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

Language Spoken at Home

 Samson, AL%AlabamaU.S.
English87297.21%, see rank94.21%79.39%
Spanish192.12%, see rank3.33%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages60.67%, see rank1.29%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages00.00%, see rank0.92%3.36%
Other00.00%, see rank0.26%0.99%

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

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