Brewton, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Brewton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Brewton had a population of 5,600 as of July 1, 2016. Brewton 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 Brewton is located at latitude 31.1092 and longitude -87.0766 in Escambia County. The formal boundaries for the City of Brewton (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Escambia County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 82 feet.

The City of Brewton (GNIS ID: 2403921) 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 Brewton is located within Brewton Division of Escambia County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brewton 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 Brewton: Crossroads, Newport.

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


Total Population 5,600
Population in Households 5,325
Population in Familes 4,326
Population in Group Qrtrs 275
Population Density1 500
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 2,223
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,429
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,561 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,494 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 729 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 338 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $119,886
Average Home Value $146,120


Median Household Income $37,546
Average Household Income $52,006
Per Capita Income $21,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.56% 0.36%
Households 0.38% 0.25%
Families 0.19% 0.17%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Brewton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brewton 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 # 109 81st
Population Density1 # 139 76th
Diversity Index2 # 64 89th
Median Household Income # 288 51st
Per Capita Income # 210 64th

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