StatisticPelhamAlabamaNational
Population22,5964,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)5839791
Median age37.938.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)59%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%40%43%
Speak English85%95%79%
Speak Spanish12%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Pelham is 501% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Pelham is 2% lower than Alabama
  • In Pelham 79.75% of the population is White
  • In Pelham 9.78% of the population is Black
  • In Pelham 1.53% of the population is Asian

Compare Pelham, AL Demographics

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      Pelham population breakdown by race

      RacePelhamAlabamaNational
      White79.75%68.68%73.35%
      Black9.78%26.48%12.63%
      Asian1.53%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.06%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race0.64%1.76%3.06%
      Other race8.25%1.28%4.75%
      In Pelham, 12.4% 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

      Pelham age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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