Broomtown, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Broomtown, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Broomtown Census Designated Place had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2016. Broomtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Broomtown is located at latitude 34.3657 and longitude -85.5321 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Broomtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Broomtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582666) 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 Broomtown Census Designated Place is located within Cedar Bluff-Gaylesville Division of Cherokee County.

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


Total Population 181
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 39
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (23.8%)
Median Home Value $89,063
Average Home Value $117,910


Median Household Income $38,059
Average Household Income $51,456
Per Capita Income $21,279
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% -0.11%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.29% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.31%
Per Capita Income   1.87%
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.

Broomtown, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broomtown 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 # 525 10th
Population Density1 # 558 4th
Diversity Index2 # 566 3rd
Median Household Income # 270 54th
Per Capita Income # 229 61st

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