Newbern, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newbern, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Newbern had a population of 195 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Newbern is located at latitude 32.5917 and longitude -87.5356 in Hale County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newbern (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Hale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 187 feet.

The Town of Newbern (GNIS ID: 2406982) 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 Town of Newbern is located within Newbern Division of Hale County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newbern population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newbern: New Bern, New Berne.

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Newbern, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 195
Population in Households 195
Population in Familes 162
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 168
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 86
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 75 (89.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $60,000
Average Home Value $96,711


Median Household Income $18,105
Average Household Income $29,923
Per Capita Income $12,630
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.31%
Households 1.15% 0.69%
Families 0.34% 0.35%
Median Household Income   0.54%
Per Capita Income   2.88%
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.


Newbern, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newbern to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 508 12th
Population Density1 # 375 35th
Diversity Index2 # 207 64th
Median Household Income # 571 1st
Per Capita Income # 563 3rd

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