The City of Attalla had a population of 5,735 as of July 1, 2016. Attalla 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 Attalla is located at latitude 33.9862 and longitude -86.121 in Etowah County. The formal boundaries for the City of Attalla (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Etowah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 548 feet.
The City of Attalla (GNIS ID: 2403130) 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 Attalla is located within Gadsden Division of Etowah County.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Attalla 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 Attalla: Atale, Atall, Atalla, Attala, Baine, Bainesville, New Town, Newton, The Junction.
|Population in Households||5,588|
|Population in Familes||4,585|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||147|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,841 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,461 (51.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||858 (30.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||523 (18.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$68,459|
|Average Home Value||$84,668|
|Median Household Income||$34,842|
|Average Household Income||$44,269|
|Per Capita Income||$18,187|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.45%|
|Per Capita Income||0.89%|
The table below compares Attalla 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.
|Total Population||# 106||82nd|
|Population Density1||# 66||89th|
|Diversity Index2||# 248||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 374||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 424||27th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.