Anniston demographics profile

StatisticAnnistonAlabamaNational
Population22,4414,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4929291
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%
Anniston, AL has a population of 22,441 and is the 1,938th largest city in the United States. The population density is 492 per sq mi which is 435% higher than the Alabama average and 443% higher than the national average. The median age in Anniston is 42 which is approximately 9% higher than the Alabama average of 39. In Anniston, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 74% of Anniston residents were born in Alabama, 23% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Anniston is 435% 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 or African American.
  • In Anniston 1.86% of the population is Asian.

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Anniston population breakdown by race

RaceAnnistonAlabamaNational
White44.82%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American49.46%26.48%12.63%
Asian1.86%1.25%5.22%
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.

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