Fort Rucker demographics profile

StatisticFort RuckerAlabamaNational
Population4,6814,841,164318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4319291
Median age23.438.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.6:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)63%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1875%40%43%
Speak English92%95%79%
Speak Spanish7%3%13%
Fort Rucker, AL has a population of 4,681 and is the 6,757th largest city in the United States. The population density is 431 per sq mi which is 368% higher than the Alabama average and 376% higher than the national average. The median age in Fort Rucker is 23 which is approximately 39% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Fort Rucker, 63% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 92% speak English and 7% speak Spanish. 12% of Fort Rucker residents were born in Alabama, 80% were born out of state, 5% were born outside of the United States and 3% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Fort Rucker is 368% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Fort Rucker is 39% lower than Alabama.
  • In Fort Rucker 79.90% of the population is White.
  • In Fort Rucker 8.20% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Fort Rucker 1.35% of the population is Asian.

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Fort Rucker population breakdown by race

RaceFort RuckerAlabamaNational
White79.90%68.68%73.35%
Black or African American8.20%26.48%12.63%
Asian1.35%1.25%5.22%
American Indian1.00%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race5.17%1.76%3.06%
Other race4.38%1.28%4.75%
In Fort Rucker, 15.7% 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 Fort Rucker, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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