Gantt, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gantt, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gantt had a population of 222 as of July 1, 2016. Gantt ranks in the lower 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 Gantt is located at latitude 31.4107 and longitude -86.4835 in Covington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gantt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Town of Gantt (GNIS ID: 2406539) 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 Gantt is located within Rose Hill-Gantt Division of Covington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gantt 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 Gantt: Hamptonville.

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


Total Population 222
Population in Households 222
Population in Familes 173
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 342
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 80 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $211,250


Median Household Income $44,407
Average Household Income $59,885
Per Capita Income $27,831
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% -0.09%
Households 0.34% 0.21%
Families 0.81% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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.

Gantt, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gantt 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 # 488 16th
Population Density1 # 212 64th
Diversity Index2 # 514 11th
Median Household Income # 155 73rd
Per Capita Income # 51 91st

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