|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Brewton is 5,261. Brewton, Alabama is the 4,662nd largest city in the US.
Brewton is located entirely in Escambia County.
The peak population of Brewton was in 1990, when its population was 5,832. In 1990, Brewton was the 3,661st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,662nd largest city in the US. Brewton is currently 9.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Brewton has shrunk 4.0% since the year 2000. Brewton, Alabama's growth is about average. 59% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Brewton has a population density of 482.7 people per square mile.
|4657||Buckhannon, West Virginia||5,265||-8.9%|
|4658||Flagler Beach, Florida||5,265||5.5%|
|4663||Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania||5,258||-4.9%|
|4666||Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina||5,250||-5.1%|
The total voting age population of Brewton, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,010. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.8% of the residents of Brewton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Brewton are 55.7% White, 40.4% Black, 1.7% Asian, 1.7% Two or more races and 0.5% Other. Additionally, 1.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Brewton, 23.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.1%. On a per-household basis, 18.9% of families are below the poverty line in Brewton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.8% of Brewton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.3% of Brewton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 22.0% have a bachelor's degree and 6.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Brewton residents aged 5 and older, 2.9% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.8% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Brewton is 8.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Brewton, 17.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Brewton is $42,898.
In Brewton, 60.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 39.4% of housing units in Brewton.
Of all the housing units in Brewton, 4.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Brewton, 4.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 120 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Brewton is $638.
In Brewton, 68.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.