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Vance, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Vance had a population of 1,654 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Vance is located at latitude 33.174 and longitude -87.2266 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vance (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 509 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Vance are located in Tuscaloosa County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Bibb County.

The Town of Vance (GNIS ID: 2406787) 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 Town of Vance is located within Coaling-Vance Division of Tuscaloosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vance 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 Vance: Smallwood, Smallwood Station, Trion, Tryon, Vance Station, Vances Station.

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


Total Population 1,654
Population in Households 1,653
Population in Familes 1,412
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 163
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 570
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 420
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 630 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $140,132
Average Home Value $152,730


Median Household Income $58,137
Average Household Income $71,439
Per Capita Income $24,752
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 1.34%
Households 1.05% 1.2%
Families 0.91% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.57%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

Vance, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vance 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 # 247 58th
Population Density1 # 385 34th
Diversity Index2 # 365 37th
Median Household Income # 45 92nd
Per Capita Income # 90 85th

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