|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Goodwater is 1,281. Goodwater, Alabama is the 9,289th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Goodwater was in 1990, when its population was 1,840. In 1990, Goodwater was the 7,254th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 9,289th largest city in the US. Goodwater is currently 30.4% smaller than it was in 1990.
Goodwater has shrunk 21.3% since the year 2000. Goodwater, Alabama's growth is extremely below average. 95% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|9283||Latta, South Carolina||1,283||-9.3%|
|9284||Parker City, Indiana||1,283||-9.2%|
|9293||Platte, South Dakota||1,279||-6.1%|
The total voting age population of Goodwater, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 885. The voting age population is 50.1% male and 49.9% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 17.9% of the residents of Goodwater are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Goodwater are 79.3% Black and 20.7% White.
In Goodwater, 28.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 34.6%. On a per-household basis, 24.3% of families are below the poverty line in Goodwater.
Among those aged 16 and older, 45.5% of Goodwater residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 67.8% of Goodwater residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 10.2% have a bachelor's degree and 3.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Goodwater residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Goodwater is 8.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Goodwater, 11.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Goodwater is $25,000.
In Goodwater, 64.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 35.1% of housing units in Goodwater.
Of all the housing units in Goodwater, 11.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Goodwater, 2.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Goodwater is $387.
In Goodwater, 40.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.