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Blountsville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Blountsville had a population of 1,701 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Blountsville is located at latitude 34.0757 and longitude -86.5837 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blountsville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The Town of Blountsville (GNIS ID: 2405280) 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 Blountsville is located within Blountsville Division of Blount County.

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

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


Total Population 1,701
Population in Households 1,701
Population in Familes 1,455
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 314
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 659
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 470
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 801 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 448 (55.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $133,389


Median Household Income $30,613
Average Household Income $43,497
Per Capita Income $16,655
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% -0.05%
Households 0.12% -0.03%
Families 1.1% -0.09%
Median Household Income   -0.76%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.

Blountsville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blountsville 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 # 243 58th
Population Density1 # 228 61st
Diversity Index2 # 276 53rd
Median Household Income # 463 20th
Per Capita Income # 504 13th

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