Hissop, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hissop, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Hissop Census Designated Place had a population of 618 as of July 1, 2016. Hissop ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Hissop is located at latitude 32.8698 and longitude -86.1236 in Coosa County. The formal boundaries for the Hissop Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Coosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Hissop Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582680) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Hissop Census Designated Place is located within Rockford Division of Coosa County.

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


Total Population 618
Population in Households 615
Population in Familes 521
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 243
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 292 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 188 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $91,538
Average Home Value $142,686


Median Household Income $27,098
Average Household Income $35,690
Per Capita Income $14,934
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.0% -0.89%
Households -0.83% -0.84%
Families -1.34% -0.84%
Median Household Income   -0.51%
Per Capita Income   0.47%
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.

Hissop, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hissop 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 # 378 35th
Population Density1 # 561 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 11 98th
Median Household Income # 531 9th
Per Capita Income # 550 5th

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