Saks, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Saks, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Saks Census Designated Place had a population of 10,641 as of July 1, 2016. Saks ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Saks is located at latitude 33.7114 and longitude -85.8537 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Saks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 827 feet.

The Saks Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402815) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Saks Census Designated Place is located within Anniston Division of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saks 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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Saks, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,641
Population in Households 10,620
Population in Familes 8,767
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 876
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 4,157
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 2,851
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,056 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,101 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 491 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $93,389
Average Home Value $126,129


Median Household Income $42,421
Average Household Income $54,084
Per Capita Income $21,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.15% -0.24%
Households -0.42% -0.37%
Families -0.84% -0.47%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.

Saks, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saks 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 # 62 89th
Population Density1 # 61 90th
Diversity Index2 # 163 72nd
Median Household Income # 190 67th
Per Capita Income # 225 61st

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