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Babbie, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Babbie is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Covington County at latitude 31.3021 and longitude -86.3194. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Babbie, but most people and references simply refer to it as Babbie, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Babbie indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Babbie (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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Babbie, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 642
Population in Households 642
Population in Familes 560
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 270
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 224 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $114,545
Average Home Value $134,152


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $49,409
Per Capita Income $19,597
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.49% 0.98%
Households 1.54% 0.94%
Families 2.09% 0.88%
Median Household Income   2.78%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Babbie, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Babbie to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 371 36th
Population Density1 # 532 8th
Diversity Index2 # 559 3rd
Median Household Income # 357 39th
Per Capita Income # 257 56th

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