Gadsden, AL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
HomeSnacks is reader-supported. When you click through real estate links on our site, we earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.

Gadsden, Alabama Info Snack

Population
35,486
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
27.1%
Median Home
$73,600
Median Income
$32,642
Median Rent
$645

Gadsden SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Gadsden, AL Crime Report

2,867
Total Crimes
8,144.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
228.82%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Gadsden
/ 100k People
Alabama
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,867 8,144.0 3,185.3 2,476.7
Violent Crime 372 1,056.7 510.8 366.7
Murder 3 8.5 7.3 5.0
Robbery 47 133.5 80.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 298 846.5 381.0 250.2
Property Crime 2,495 7,087.3 2,674.4 2,109.9
Burglary 409 1,161.8 531.9 340.5
Larceny 1,831 5,201.1 1,886.1 1,549.5
Car Theft 255 724.3 256.5 219.9

Gadsden, AL Cost Of Living

79
Gadsden's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Gadsden Alabama National Average
Overall 79 89 100
Services 89 98 100
Groceries 85 96 100
Health 79 91 100
Housing 47 72 100
Transportation 87 91 100
Utilities 126 103 100

Gadsden, AL Photos

Gadsdenc Al  Perspective Map
Source: Public Domain
Gadsdenc Alc Spirit Of American Citizenship Monumentc With Coosa River
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Gadsden in Alabama

Map Of Gadsden, AL

Best Places Around Gadsden

1

Cedartown, GA
Population 9,999

2

Anniston, AL
Population 21,688

3

Talladega, AL
Population 15,522

4

Fort Payne, AL
Population 14,115

5

Jacksonville, AL
Population 12,651

6

Scottsboro, AL
Population 14,526

7

Cullman, AL
Population 15,729

8

Saks, AL
Population 10,645

9

Irondale, AL
Population 12,637

10

Moody, AL
Population 12,840

Population over time in Gadsden

Year Population % Change
2019 35,486 -0.4%
2018 35,624 -0.6%
2017 35,832 -1.1%
2016 36,235 -0.6%
2015 36,455 -0.5%
2014 36,621 -0.5%
2013 36,794 -0.3%
2012 36,888 -0.3%
2011 37,014 -0.4%
2010 37,162 -

Race / Ethnicity in Gadsden

White
54.3% (19,267)
African American
35.5% (12,613)
American Indian
0.3% (121)
Asian
1.0% (371)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (20)
Two Or More
1.6% (564)
Hispanic
7.1% (2,530)
Race Gadsden AL USA
White 54.3% 65.5% 60.7%
African American 35.5% 26.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 1.0% 1.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.6% 1.7% 2.4%
Hispanic 7.1% 4.3% 18.0%

Gender in Gadsden

Female
51.2% (18,153)
Male
48.8% (17,333)
Gender Gadsden AL USA
Female 51.2% 51.6% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 48.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gadsden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (2,129)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (4,968)
High School / GED
33.0% (11,710)
Some College
24.0% (8,516)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (2,484)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (3,193)
Master's Degree
4.0% (1,419)
Professional Degree
2.0% (709)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (354)
Education Gadsden AL USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 3.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 10.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 33.0% 31.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 16.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 4.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Gadsden, Alabama

Less than $10,000
11.7% (416,056)
$10,000 to $14,999
9.2% (326,607)
$15,000 to $24,999
18.7% (662,752)
$25,000 to $34,999
13.3% (471,995)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.1% (427,914)
$50,000 to $74,999
14.2% (504,733)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (336,660)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.7% (307,531)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (51,040)
$200,000 or more
1.2% (43,307)
Income Gadsden AL USA
Less than $10,000 11.7% 8.4% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 9.2% 5.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 18.7% 11.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 13.3% 10.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.1% 13.2% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 14.2% 17.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 11.7% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.7% 12.5% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 4.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.2% 4.1% 7.7%

Articles About Alabama

Enjoy The Snack?