Pennington, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pennington, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Pennington had a population of 216 as of July 1, 2016. Pennington 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 Pennington is located at latitude 32.207 and longitude -88.0558 in Choctaw County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pennington (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Town of Pennington (GNIS ID: 2407098) 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 Pennington is located within Lisman Division of Choctaw County.

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


Total Population 216
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 175
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 104
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 83 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (14.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (28.3%)
Median Home Value $62,500
Average Home Value $114,759


Median Household Income $29,273
Average Household Income $42,196
Per Capita Income $19,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.37% -0.47%
Households 0.15% -0.19%
Families 1.49% -0.3%
Median Household Income   0.58%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Pennington, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pennington 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 # 493 15th
Population Density1 # 455 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 226 61st
Median Household Income # 487 16th
Per Capita Income # 332 43rd

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