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Goodwater, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The Town of Goodwater had a population of 1,503 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Goodwater is located at latitude 33.0608 and longitude -86.0523 in Coosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Goodwater (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Coosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 840 feet.

The Town of Goodwater (GNIS ID: 2406589) 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 Goodwater is located within Goodwater-Kellyton Division of Coosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Goodwater 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 Goodwater: Adkins Gap, Good Water.

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


Total Population 1,503
Population in Households 1,426
Population in Familes 1,170
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 231
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 604
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 397
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 708 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 438 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $73,099
Average Home Value $89,954


Median Household Income $31,764
Average Household Income $42,910
Per Capita Income $18,384
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.3% -0.55%
Households -0.37% -0.47%
Families 0.12% -0.56%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   0.89%
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.

Goodwater, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goodwater 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 # 256 56th
Population Density1 # 301 48th
Diversity Index2 # 153 74th
Median Household Income # 446 23rd
Per Capita Income # 410 29th

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