Hoover demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,7869291
Median age37.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%40%43%
Speak English88%95%79%
Speak Spanish5%3%13%
Hoover, AL has a population of 84,100 and is the 405th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,786 per sq mi which is 1841% higher than the Alabama average and 1871% higher than the national average. The median age in Hoover is 38 which is approximately 3% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Hoover, 64% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 88% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 57% of Hoover residents were born in Alabama, 34% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Hoover is 1841% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Hoover is 3% lower than Alabama.
  • In Hoover 73.24% of the population is White.
  • In Hoover 17.20% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Hoover 5.07% of the population is Asian.

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Hoover population breakdown by race

Black or African American17.20%26.48%12.63%
American Indian0.17%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.04%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race1.55%1.76%3.06%
Other race2.73%1.28%4.75%
In Hoover, 5.9% 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 Hoover, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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