Population density (sq mi)4929791
Median age42.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%40%43%
Speak English96%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Anniston is 407% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Anniston is 9% higher than Alabama
  • In Anniston 44.82% of the population is White
  • In Anniston 49.46% of the population is Black
  • In Anniston 1.86% of the population is Asian

Compare Anniston, AL Demographics


      Anniston population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.08%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.58%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.20%1.28%4.75%
      In Anniston, 1.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Anniston age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Anniston, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).