|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Sheffield is 9,337. Sheffield, Alabama is the 3,288th largest city in the US.
Sheffield is located entirely in Colbert County.
The peak population of Sheffield was in 1990, when its population was 10,442. In 1990, Sheffield was the 2,378th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,288th largest city in the US. Sheffield is currently 10.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Sheffield has shrunk 3.0% since the year 2000. Sheffield, Alabama's growth is below average. 75% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Sheffield has a population density of 1,419.2 people per square mile.
|3285||Lago Vista, Texas||9,348||100.5%|
|3289||Denham Springs, Louisiana||9,328||-2.2%|
|3290||South Amboy, New Jersey||9,327||17.7%|
|3294||Laurens, South Carolina||9,319||-3.9%|
The total voting age population of Sheffield, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 7,053. The voting age population is 43.5% male and 56.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.4% of the residents of Sheffield are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Sheffield are 71.5% White, 24.9% Black, 2.4% Two or more races, 0.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, 0.4% Other, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Asian. Additionally, 2.3% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Sheffield, 24.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 41.1%. On a per-household basis, 21.7% of families are below the poverty line in Sheffield.
Among those aged 16 and older, 49.6% of Sheffield residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 81.0% of Sheffield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.8% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Sheffield residents aged 5 and older, 2.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Sheffield is 5.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Sheffield, 13.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Sheffield is $34,194.
In Sheffield, 57.7% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.3% of housing units in Sheffield.
Of all the housing units in Sheffield, 14.2% of them were build before 1940.
In Sheffield, 8.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 440 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Sheffield is $645.
In Sheffield, 63.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.