StatisticHelenaAlabamaNational
Population17,6304,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8469791
Median age35.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1853%40%43%
Speak English94%95%79%
Speak Spanish3%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Helena is 773% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Helena is 8% lower than Alabama
  • In Helena 80.00% of the population is White
  • In Helena 12.46% of the population is Black
  • In Helena 2.40% of the population is Asian

Compare Helena, AL Demographics

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      Helena population breakdown by race

      RaceHelenaAlabamaNational
      White80.00%68.68%73.35%
      Black12.46%26.48%12.63%
      Asian2.40%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.15%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race3.15%1.76%3.06%
      Other race1.84%1.28%4.75%
      In Helena, 2.5% 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

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      Helena age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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