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Blountsville, Alabama - Basic Facts

Blountsville is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Blountsville.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Blount County at latitude 34.0815 and longitude -86.5911. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 712 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Blountsville (see map) encompass a land area of 5.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

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Blountsville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blountsville to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 234 60th
Population Density1 # 223 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 270 53rd
Median Household Income # 364 37th
Per Capita Income # 434 25th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.

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Blountsville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,738
Population in Households 1,738
Population in Familes 1,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 321
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 673
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 482
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 815 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 461 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 212 (26.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 (17.4%)
Median Home Value $138,587
Average Home Value $160,435
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,589
Average Household Income $44,813
Per Capita Income $17,134
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.75% 0.44%
Households 0.68% 0.44%
Families 2.22% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
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.

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