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Gallant, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Gallant Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Etowah County at latitude 34.0013 and longitude -86.2302. Etowah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The formal official name is the Gallant Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Gallant, Alabama.

The U5 Census Class Code for Gallant indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Gallant Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gallant: Clear Springs.

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Gallant, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 864
Population in Households 864
Population in Familes 754
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 335
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 255
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (74.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $178,659
Average Home Value $220,217


Median Household Income $40,037
Average Household Income $53,596
Per Capita Income $20,702
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.25% 0.09%
Households 0.28% 0.12%
Families 0.66% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.97%
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.


Gallant, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gallant to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 328 43rd
Population Density1 # 525 9th
Diversity Index2 # 462 20th
Median Household Income # 205 65th
Per Capita Income # 194 67th

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