Penton is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Penton Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Chambers County at latitude 33.0065 and longitude -85.4655. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Penton Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles.Photos of the local Penton, AL area
|Population in Households||198|
|Population in Familes||162|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||0|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||93 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||66 (71.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||15 (16.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||12 (12.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$101,786|
|Average Home Value||$125,385|
|Median Household Income||$28,260|
|Average Household Income||$37,785|
|Per Capita Income||$15,745|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.02%|
|Per Capita Income||1.72%|
The table below compares Penton 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.
|Total Population||# 505||13th|
|Population Density1||# 570||2nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 161||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 487||16th|
|Per Capita Income||# 496||14th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.