Samson, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Samson, Alabama - Basic Facts

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The City of Samson had a population of 1,925 as of July 1, 2016. Samson 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 Samson is located at latitude 31.1124 and longitude -86.0467 in Geneva County. The formal boundaries for the City of Samson (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Geneva County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 203 feet.

The City of Samson (GNIS ID: 2405412) 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 Samson is located within Samson Division of Geneva County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Samson 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 Samson: Sampson.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,925
Population in Households 1,925
Population in Familes 1,543
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 532
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 808
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 509
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 974 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 446 (45.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (37.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 166 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $74,832
Average Home Value $113,845
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,711
Average Household Income $33,734
Per Capita Income $14,181
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.12% -0.17%
Households -0.12% -0.15%
Families -0.13% -0.32%
Median Household Income   -1.14%
Per Capita Income   0.46%
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.

Samson, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Samson 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 # 225 61st
Population Density1 # 124 79th
Diversity Index2 # 89 85th
Median Household Income # 571 2nd
Per Capita Income # 562 3rd

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