Wetumpka, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Wetumpka, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Wetumpka had a population of 6,624 as of July 1, 2016. Wetumpka ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Wetumpka is located at latitude 32.5404 and longitude -86.207 in Elmore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wetumpka (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Elmore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.

The City of Wetumpka (GNIS ID: 2405723) 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 Wetumpka is located within Wetumpka Division of Elmore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wetumpka 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 Wetumpka: Ouitumkis, Wetumka, Wetumkee, Whittumke, Witumpka.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,624
Population in Households 6,031
Population in Familes 4,936
Population in Group Qrtrs 593
Population Density1 628
Diversity Index2 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,229
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 1,465
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,601 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,458 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 771 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 372 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $140,420
Average Home Value $157,419
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,880
Average Household Income $55,301
Per Capita Income $21,477
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% 0.29%
Households -0.24% 0.17%
Families 0.14% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Wetumpka, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wetumpka 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 # 92 84th
Population Density1 # 94 84th
Diversity Index2 # 116 80th
Median Household Income # 195 67th
Per Capita Income # 217 63rd

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