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Spring Garden, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Spring Garden Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Cherokee County at latitude 33.9729 and longitude -85.5538. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The formal official name is the Spring Garden Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Spring Garden, Alabama.

The U5 Census Class Code for Spring Garden indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Spring Garden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Spring Garden: Natural Bridge Recreation Site.

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Spring Garden, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 233
Population in Households 233
Population in Familes 198
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 103
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 76 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $95,238
Average Home Value $109,211


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $43,476
Per Capita Income $17,203
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.5% -0.17%
Households -0.49% -0.21%
Families -1.01% -0.3%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Spring Garden, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spring Garden 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 # 483 17th
Population Density1 # 465 20th
Diversity Index2 # 547 5th
Median Household Income # 358 39th
Per Capita Income # 427 26th

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