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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Anniston is 21,157. Anniston, Alabama is the 1,793rd largest city in the US.
Anniston is located entirely in Calhoun County.
The peak population of Anniston was in 1990, when its population was 27,295. In 1990, Anniston was the 1,020th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,793rd largest city in the US. Anniston is currently 22.5% smaller than it was in 1990.
Anniston has shrunk 12.7% since the year 2000. Anniston, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Anniston has a population density of 506.3 people per square mile.
|1794||East Moline, Illinois||21,136||-1.5%|
|1796||Battle Ground, Washington||21,119||110.3%|
The total voting age population of Anniston, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,827. The voting age population is 45.1% male and 54.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.1% of the residents of Anniston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Anniston are 52.0% Black, 43.0% White, 3.4% Two or more races, 1.1% Asian, 0.2% American Indian and 0.2% Other. Additionally, 2.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Anniston, 26.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 43.6%. On a per-household basis, 21.8% of families are below the poverty line in Anniston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 51.1% of Anniston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 83.9% of Anniston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 20.9% have a bachelor's degree and 9.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Anniston residents aged 5 and older, 2.5% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Anniston is 10.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Anniston, 16.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Anniston is $36,051.
In Anniston, 57.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.7% of housing units in Anniston.
Of all the housing units in Anniston, 12.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Anniston, 6.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 710 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Anniston is $672.
In Anniston, 64.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.