StatisticSheffieldAlabamaNational
Population9,0674,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,4249791
Median age43.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)50%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1836%40%43%
Speak English97%95%79%
Speak Spanish2%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Sheffield is 1368% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Sheffield is 12% higher than Alabama
  • In Sheffield 71.74% of the population is White
  • In Sheffield 21.11% of the population is Black
  • In Sheffield 0.64% of the population is Asian

Compare Sheffield, AL Demographics

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      Sheffield population breakdown by race

      RaceSheffieldAlabamaNational
      White71.74%68.68%73.35%
      Black21.11%26.48%12.63%
      Asian0.64%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.56%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.25%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race4.63%1.76%3.06%
      Other race1.06%1.28%4.75%
      In Sheffield, 3.0% 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

      Sheffield age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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