Wetumpka, Alabama Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The United States Postal Service uses the name Wetumpka when addressing the post office. This is the preferred name of the city, although the locals tend to use the official name. You can find out more about Wetumpka's population by reading below. Listed below is the history of this Alabama city. The population of Wetumpka was recorded in the year 1845.

Wetumpka was named after a Native American phrase, which means "rumbling waters." Before the Walter Bouldin Dam was built, the rumbling waters could be heard for miles. The area was home to the Muscogee people, and their largest towns were Wetumpka and Talisi. The population of Wetumpka has been growing for many years.

The population of Wetumpka, Alabama, was 6,528 in the 2010 census. By 2020, the city is expected to reach the eight thousand mark. It was incorporated in 1834 and is located in the county of Elmore. The population of Wetumpka is expected to grow to 8 thousand people. The city's growth has resulted in it becoming the fastest growing county in the 21st century.

The median household income of households in Wetumpka City was $800, which was less than the national average of $61,500. The percentage of people living in poverty in Wetumpka, AL is lower than the national average of 65.8% of the population lives in poverty. Those under the poverty line include people who are White, Black, and Hispanic. The median age of residents was 38, and the gender ratio was 62 to one.