StatisticFort PayneAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)2519791
Median age37.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%40%43%
Speak English80%95%79%
Speak Spanish19%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fort Payne is 159% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Fort Payne is 3% lower than Alabama
  • In Fort Payne 81.00% of the population is White
  • In Fort Payne 3.87% of the population is Black
  • In Fort Payne 0.52% of the population is Asian

Compare Fort Payne, AL Demographics


      Fort Payne population breakdown by race

      RaceFort PayneAlabamaNational
      American Indian0.85%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian3.03%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race4.02%1.76%3.06%
      Other race6.71%1.28%4.75%
      In Fort Payne, 23.4% 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

      Fort Payne age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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