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White Plains, Alabama - Basic Facts

White Plains is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the White Plains Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Calhoun County at latitude 33.7473 and longitude -85.6891. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 741 feet.

The formal boundaries for the White Plains Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 12.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for White Plains: Whiteplains.

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Also See: Anniston, AL ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

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


Total Population 832
Population in Households 832
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 317
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 244
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 344 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (77.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $130,000
Average Home Value $162,500


Median Household Income $52,688
Average Household Income $59,558
Per Capita Income $22,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.6% 0.12%
Households 0.68% 0.19%
Families 0.29% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.96%
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.


White Plains, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Plains 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 # 334 42nd
Population Density1 # 518 11th
Diversity Index2 # 528 9th
Median Household Income # 63 89th
Per Capita Income # 119 80th

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