Gadsden, Alabama

Population In Gadsden, Alabama

Population35224

In terms of political views, the Gadsden population skews Republican. The top religion in Gadsden is Protestant. The top age group is 45-64 per census data.

Household Types in Gadsden, Alabama

  • Singles in Gadsden 56.8%
  • Married Couples in Gadsden 43.2%

Age Groups of People Living in Gadsden, Alabama

  • 18 to 24 year olds 8.6%
  • 25 to 44 year olds 24.3%
  • 45 to 64 year olds 26.3%
  • 65+ year olds 19.0%

Race Diversity in Gadsden, Alabama

The Race Diversity score in Gadsden, Alabama is 22.Race diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Latino/Hispanics 5.0%
  • Whites 72.4%
  • Black or African Americans 22.2%
  • American Indian & Alaska Natives 0.4%
  • Asians 1.1%
  • Native Hawaiians & Other Pacific Islanders 0.0%
  • Multi 2.4%
  • Other 1.5%

The Religion of people living in Gadsden, Alabama

The primary religious affiliation in Gadsden, Alabama is Protestant. The Religion Diversity score in Gadsden, Alabama is 12.0Religion diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score..

ReligionPercentage of Population
Protestant71.8%
Catholic7.3%
Orthodox0.0%
Other / Christian0.0%
Mormon0.8%
Jewish0.0%
Muslim0.6%
Buddhist0.0%
Hindu0.0%
Other / Non-Christian0.0%
No Religion19.5%

Industry and Occupation in Gadsden, Alabama

The top industry present in Gadsden, Alabama is Educational services, health care, and social assistance. 29.0 % of residents work in Management, business, science, and arts occupations, while only 9.2% work in Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations. The Industry Diversity score in Gadsden, Alabama is 60.4.Industry diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining 0.4%
  • Construction 5.6%
  • Manufacturing 16.9%
  • Wholesale trade 2.0%
  • Retail trade 13.2%
  • Transportation and warehousing, and utilities 4.6%
  • Information 1.1%
  • Finance and insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing 3.2%
  • Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services 5.8%
  • Educational services, health care, and social assistance 25.6%
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, and accommodation and food services 11.7%
  • Other services, except public administration 5.5%
  • Public administration 4.5%

The Occupation Diversity score in Gadsden, Alabama is 86.1.Occupation diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Management, business, science, and arts occupations 29.0%
  • Service occupations 20.7%
  • Sales and office occupations 21.4%
  • Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 9.2%
  • Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 19.6%

Average Educational level of people living in Gadsden,Alabama

52.4% of residents in Gadsden, Alabama have earned a Bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to the U.S. average of 46.6%. 35.5% of residents in Gadsden, Alabama hold STEM degrees (STEM = Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics). The Educational level Diversity score in Gadsden, Alabama is 67.4.Educational diversity score ranges from 0 to 100. The more diverse, the higher the score.

  • Less than high school graduate 15.0%
  • High school graduate (includes equivalency) 32.6%
  • Some college or associate's degree 33.5%
  • Bachelor's degree 11.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree 7.7%

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