Population density (sq mi)9719791
Median age40.038.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%40%43%
Speak English93%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Gadsden is 901% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Gadsden is 4% higher than Alabama
  • In Gadsden 60.77% of the population is White
  • In Gadsden 35.20% of the population is Black
  • In Gadsden 0.70% of the population is Asian

Compare Gadsden, AL Demographics


      Gadsden population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.35%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race1.97%1.76%3.06%
      Other race1.02%1.28%4.75%
      In Gadsden, 6.3% 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

      Gadsden age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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