Calera demographics profile

StatisticCaleraAlabamaNational
Population12,8394,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)5339291
Median age33.138.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1849%40%43%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%
Calera, AL has a population of 12,839 and is the 3,240th largest city in the United States. The population density is 533 per sq mi which is 479% higher than the Alabama average and 488% higher than the national average. The median age in Calera is 33 which is approximately 14% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Calera, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 94% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 69% of Calera residents were born in Alabama, 27% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Calera is 479% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Calera is 14% lower than Alabama.
  • In Calera 68.04% of the population is White.
  • In Calera 27.28% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Calera 0.37% of the population is Asian.

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Calera population breakdown by race

RaceCaleraAlabamaNational
White68.04%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American27.28%26.48%12.63%
Asian0.37%1.25%5.22%
American Indian0.33%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.31%1.76%3.06%
Other race1.67%1.28%4.75%
In Calera, 3.9% 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 Calera, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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