Clanton, AL Population

By | March 1, 2019

Population: 7,800. Estimated population in July 2020: 8,336 (+6.9% change)
Males: 3,620 (46.4%), Females: 4,180 (53.6%)

Chilton County

Zip codes: 35045, 35046.

Median resident age: 38.8 years
Median household income: $30,394
Median house value: $82,700

Races in Clanton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.3%)
  • Black (20.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.3%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (20.1%), Irish (5.4%), German (5.4%), English (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Italian (1.5%).

Elevation: 599 feet

Land area: 20.3 square miles

Map of Clanton, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Clanton

  • High school or higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clanton city

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -122 (-1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Clanton:

  • CHILTON MEDICAL CENTER (1010 LAY DAM ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Clanton:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Clanton:

  • MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 41 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Abbreviation: MGM)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 50 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 64 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)

Other public-use airports nearest to Clanton:

  • GRAGG-WADE FIELD (about 3 miles; CLANTON, AL; Abbreviation: 02A)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 25 miles; ALABASTER, AL; Abbreviation: EET)
  • AUTAUGA COUNTY (about 30 miles; PRATTVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: 1A9)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clanton:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 26 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (about 38 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 126,963)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,283)
  • ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY-MONTGOMERY (about 51 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,677)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 53 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)

Schools

Public high schools in Clanton:

  • CHILTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 649; Location: 1214 7TH ST S; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • W A LECROY CAREER / TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 2829 4TH AVE N; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Clanton:

  • CLANTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 655; Location: 1000 CLOVERLEAF DR; Grades: PK – 02)
  • CLANTON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 612; Location: 825 TEMPLE ROAD; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • HENRY M ADAIR SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 102 1ST ST S; Grades: 06 – 08)

Private primary/middle school in Clanton:

  • CLANTON SDA SCHOOL (Students: 59; Location: 401 18TH STREET NORTH; Grades: PK – 7)

Libraries

Library in Clanton:

  • CHILTON-CLANTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $198,865; Location: 100 FIRST AVENUE; 67,826 books; 564 audio materials; 1,430 video materials; 83 serial subscriptions)