StatisticShorterAlabamaNational
Population5814,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1289791
Median age42.338.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1824%40%43%
Speak English99%95%79%
Speak Spanish1%3%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Shorter is 32% higher than Alabama
  • The median age in Shorter is 10% higher than Alabama
  • In Shorter 19.79% of the population is White
  • In Shorter 80.21% of the population is Black
  • In Shorter 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Shorter, AL Demographics

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      Shorter population breakdown by race

      RaceShorterAlabamaNational
      White19.79%68.68%73.35%
      Black80.21%26.48%12.63%
      Asian0.00%1.25%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
      Mixed race0.00%1.76%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.28%4.75%
      In Shorter, 0.0% 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

      Shorter age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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