Clanton, Alabama


Clanton is the county seat of Chilton County, and the largest city in it. With a 2020 population of 9,034, Clanton is the 71st largest city in Alabama and the 3312th largest city in the United States Clanton is currently growing at a rate of 1.35% annually and its population has increased by 4.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,619 in 2010. Clanton reached it's highest population of 9,034 in 2021. Spanning over 23 miles, Clanton has a population density of 395 people per square mile.

The average household income in Clanton is $72,072 with a poverty rate of 22.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $685 per month, and the median house value is $131,700. The median age in Clanton is 39.9 years, 39.1 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Clanton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Clanton was:

  • White: 71.39%
  • Black or African American: 21.22%
  • Other race: 3.24%
  • Asian: 2.20%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%