Penton, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

Advertisement

Penton Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Penton Content

Also See: Lafayette, AL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Penton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Penton Census Designated Place had a population of 194 as of July 1, 2015. Penton ranks in the lower 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 Penton is located at latitude 33.0098 and longitude -85.4748 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the Penton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Penton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582693) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Penton Census Designated Place, AL Boundary Map

Advertisement

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | AL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Milltown Division | Chambers County | Alabama Counties

Search the map for:
Advertisement

Penton, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 159
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 93 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $91,667
Average Home Value $120,703
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,707
Average Household Income $40,576
Per Capita Income $16,625
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.67% -0.31%
Households -0.47% -0.25%
Families 2.73% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.87%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

Advertisement

Penton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penton to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 512 12th
Population Density1 # 571 1st
Diversity Index2 # 158 73rd
Median Household Income # 489 16th
Per Capita Income # 484 16th

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