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Colony town, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Colony had a population of 273 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Colony town is located at latitude 33.9412 and longitude -86.9019 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Colony (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Town of Colony (GNIS ID: 2406297) 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 Colony is located within Bremen Division of Cullman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Colony town population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Colony town, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 273
Daytime Population: Workers 19
Daytime Population: Residents 148
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 273
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 121
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $32,631
Average Household Income $45,301
Per Capita Income $18,114


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 92 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (18.1%)
Median Home Value $97,000
Average Home Value $143,817


Total Households 113
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 82
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.26% 0.29%
Households 0.12% 0.35%
Families 0.52% 0.0%
Median Household Income   -0.22%
Per Capita Income   0.85%

Colony town, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Colony town to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 467 19th
Population Density # 432 26th
Diversity Index # 180 69th
Median Household Income # 452 22nd
Per Capita Income # 475 18th

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