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Cullman, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Cullman had a population of 15,299 as of July 1, 2016. Cullman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cullman is located at latitude 34.1793 and longitude -86.8408 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cullman (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.36 sq. miles and a water area of 1.2 sq. miles. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Cullman (GNIS ID: 2404166) 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 City of Cullman is located within Cullman Division of Cullman County.

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


Total Population 15,299
Population in Households 14,730
Population in Familes 11,504
Population in Group Qrtrs 569
Population Density1 790
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 6,416
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,902
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,195 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,547 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,868 (39.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 779 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $132,598
Average Home Value $156,976


Median Household Income $34,017
Average Household Income $50,197
Per Capita Income $21,644
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.61% 0.54%
Households 0.47% 0.48%
Families 0.34% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Cullman, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cullman 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 # 41 93rd
Population Density1 # 69 88th
Diversity Index2 # 356 39th
Median Household Income # 390 33rd
Per Capita Income # 205 65th

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