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The City of Elba had a population of 3,921 as of July 1, 2016. Elba ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Elba is located at latitude 31.4173 and longitude -86.0772 in Coffee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elba (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Coffee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The City of Elba (GNIS ID: 2403549) 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 City of Elba is located within Elba Division of Coffee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elba population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elba: Bentonville, Bridgeville, City of Flowing Wells.


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Elba, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,921
Population in Households 3,682
Population in Familes 3,023
Population in Group Qrtrs 239
Population Density1 256
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,543
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,014
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 984 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 558 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 263 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $116,083
Average Home Value $151,320
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,828
Average Household Income $41,595
Per Capita Income $17,732
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.08% 0.02%
Households -0.04% 0.04%
Families 0.37% -0.06%
Median Household Income   0.63%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
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.

Elba, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elba 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 # 142 76th
Population Density1 # 280 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 136 77th
Median Household Income # 519 11th
Per Capita Income # 459 21st

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