|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Payne is 14,834. Fort Payne, Alabama is the 2,367th largest city in the US.
Fort Payne is located entirely in DeKalb County.
The current population of Fort Payne (14,834) is it's peak population.
Fort Payne has grown 14.4% since the 2000. Fort Payne, Alabama's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Fort Payne has a population density of 252.5 people per square mile.
|2361||Boulder City, Nevada||14,879||-1.0%|
|2363||Havre de Grace, Maryland||14,873||29.3%|
|2366||Deming, New Mexico||14,835||3.7%|
|2367||Fort Payne, Alabama||14,834||14.4%|
|2369||Hammonton, New Jersey||14,781||17.1%|
|2371||Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin||14,778||11.6%|
|2373||Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin||14,747||4.3%|
The total voting age population of Fort Payne, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,324. The voting age population is 46.4% male and 53.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.7% of the residents of Fort Payne are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Fort Payne are 80.3% White, 9.7% Other, 3.5% Black, 3.0% Two or more races, 2.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.5% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 23.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Fort Payne, 24.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 38.3%. On a per-household basis, 19.7% of families are below the poverty line in Fort Payne.
Among those aged 16 and older, 55.5% of Fort Payne residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 70.8% of Fort Payne residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.1% have a bachelor's degree and 8.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Fort Payne residents aged 5 and older, 20.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 20.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Fort Payne is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Fort Payne, 15.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Fort Payne is $40,273.
In Fort Payne, 66.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.1% of housing units in Fort Payne.
Of all the housing units in Fort Payne, 6.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Fort Payne, 15.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 950 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Fort Payne is $595.
In Fort Payne, 79.3% of households have an active broadband internet connection.