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Brent, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Brent had a population of 5,007 as of July 1, 2016. Brent ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Brent is located at latitude 32.9449 and longitude -87.1721 in Bibb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brent (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Bibb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Brent (GNIS ID: 2403918) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Brent is located within Centreville-Brent Division of Bibb County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brent population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Brent: Cooper Addition.

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Brent, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,007
Population in Households 3,372
Population in Familes 2,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,635
Population Density1 570
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,189
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 803
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 680 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 509 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $99,510
Average Home Value $141,924


Median Household Income $37,946
Average Household Income $49,771
Per Capita Income $19,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.19% 0.05%
Households 0.15% 0.02%
Families 0.3% -0.07%
Median Household Income   0.04%
Per Capita Income   0.76%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Brent, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brent to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 116 80th
Population Density1 # 114 81st
Diversity Index2 # 63 89th
Median Household Income # 274 53rd
Per Capita Income # 348 40th

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