Hayden, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hayden, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Hayden had a population of 1,241 as of July 1, 2016. Hayden ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Hayden is located at latitude 33.8945 and longitude -86.7442 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hayden (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.

The Town of Hayden (GNIS ID: 2405806) 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 Hayden is located within Hayden Division of Blount County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hayden 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 Hayden: Rockland.

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


Total Population 1,241
Population in Households 1,238
Population in Familes 1,107
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 310
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 387
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 527 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 431 (81.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $142,717
Average Home Value $153,886


Median Household Income $60,138
Average Household Income $72,554
Per Capita Income $26,678
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.38%
Households 0.77% 0.4%
Families 1.53% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.21%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Hayden, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hayden 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 # 281 52nd
Population Density1 # 230 61st
Diversity Index2 # 530 9th
Median Household Income # 39 93rd
Per Capita Income # 58 90th

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