Snead, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Town of Snead had a population of 836 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Snead is located at latitude 34.1195 and longitude -86.3892 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Snead (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 787 feet.

The Town of Snead (GNIS ID: 2407358) 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 Snead is located within Clarence Division of Blount County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Snead 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 Snead: Snead Crossroads.

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


Total Population 836
Population in Households 836
Population in Familes 726
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 377
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 297 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $93,956
Average Home Value $124,413


Median Household Income $36,368
Average Household Income $48,988
Per Capita Income $18,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.07%
Households 0.13% -0.05%
Families 2.63% -0.07%
Median Household Income   -1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Snead, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snead 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 # 336 42nd
Population Density1 # 398 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 299 48th
Median Household Income # 326 44th
Per Capita Income # 369 37th

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