Jemison, AL Population

By | May 26, 2019

Population: 2,248. Estimated population in July 2020: 2,487 (+10.6% change)
Males: 1,073 (47.7%), Females: 1,175 (52.3%)

Chilton County

Zip code: 35085

Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $33,250
Median house value: $73,100

Races in Jemison:

  • White Non-Hispanic (76.5%)
  • Black (19.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (26.1%), Irish (4.6%), German (4.0%), English (3.1%).

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 8.1 square miles

Map of Jemison, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jemison

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 37.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jemison town

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 61.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

3.1% Foreign born (2.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +72 (+3.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Jemison:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jemison:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 41 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 52 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Abbreviation: MGM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 62 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)

Other public-use airports nearest to Jemison:

  • GRAGG-WADE FIELD (about 13 miles; CLANTON, AL; Abbreviation: 02A)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 15 miles; ALABASTER, AL; Abbreviation: EET)
  • BIBB COUNTY (about 24 miles; CENTREVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: 0A8)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jemison:

  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 15 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 43 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 47 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (about 49 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 126,963)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 53 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,283)
  • ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)

Schools

Public high school in Jemison:

  • JEMISON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 509; Location: 25195 US HIGHWAY 31; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Jemison:

  • CHILTON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 191; Location: 23240 US HWY 31; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Jemison:

  • JEMISON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 778; Location: 1495 COUNTY ROAD 44; Grades: KG – 04)
  • JEMISON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 619; Location: 25125 US HIGHWAY 31; Grades: 05 – 08)

Private primary/middle school in Jemison:

  • THREE SPRING SCHOOL/JEMISON (Students: 15; Location: 130 COUNTY ROAD 187; Grades: 5 – 9; Boys only)