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Thorsby, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Thorsby had a population of 2,009 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Thorsby is located at latitude 32.9182 and longitude -86.7196 in Chilton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Thorsby (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Chilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 696 feet.

The Town of Thorsby (GNIS ID: 2406731) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Thorsby is located within Jemison Division of Chilton County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Thorsby: Strasburg, Strasburgh.

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


Total Population 2,009
Population in Households 1,994
Population in Familes 1,761
Population in Group Qrtrs 15
Population Density1 392
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 741
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 571
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 829 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (17.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 88 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $108,393
Average Home Value $128,840


Median Household Income $50,968
Average Household Income $58,408
Per Capita Income $21,298
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.28% 0.29%
Households 0.21% 0.32%
Families -0.07% 0.21%
Median Household Income   1.1%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Thorsby, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Thorsby 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 # 214 63rd
Population Density1 # 190 67th
Diversity Index2 # 292 50th
Median Household Income # 89 85th
Per Capita Income # 200 66th

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