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Geraldine, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Geraldine had a population of 894 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Geraldine is located at latitude 34.3591 and longitude -86.0026 in DeKalb County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Geraldine (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. DeKalb County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,148 feet.

The Town of Geraldine (GNIS ID: 2406561) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Geraldine population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Geraldine, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 894
Population in Households 894
Population in Familes 741
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 228
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 248
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 275 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 104 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $87,156
Average Home Value $116,515


Median Household Income $32,091
Average Household Income $42,997
Per Capita Income $17,585
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.04% 0.2%
Households -0.05% 0.05%
Families 0.55% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   1.88%
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.

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Geraldine, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Geraldine to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 321 45th
Population Density1 # 303 48th
Diversity Index2 # 398 31st
Median Household Income # 426 26th
Per Capita Income # 436 25th

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