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Joppa, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Joppa Census Designated Place had a population of 517 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Joppa is located at latitude 34.2995 and longitude -86.5499 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the Joppa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Joppa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628595) 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 ""

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

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


Total Population 517
Population in Households 517
Population in Familes 434
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 266
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 206 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 140 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $136,111
Average Home Value $145,290


Median Household Income $39,647
Average Household Income $46,546
Per Capita Income $18,766
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.54%
Households 0.45% 0.44%
Families -0.48% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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.

Joppa, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Joppa 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 # 408 30th
Population Density1 # 271 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 322 44th
Median Household Income # 234 60th
Per Capita Income # 388 33rd

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