Newville, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Newville had a population of 549 as of July 1, 2016. Newville ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Newville is located at latitude 31.4206 and longitude -85.3367 in Henry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Newville (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Henry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.

The Town of Newville (GNIS ID: 2406991) 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 Newville is located within Headland-Newville Division of Henry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Newville 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 Newville: Wells, Wells Station.

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


Total Population 549
Population in Households 549
Population in Familes 466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 211
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 259 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $81,250
Average Home Value $101,553


Median Household Income $34,378
Average Household Income $46,822
Per Capita Income $18,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.29% 0.29%
Households 0.23% 0.28%
Families 0.98% 0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.47%
Per Capita Income   0.85%
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.

Newville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newville 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 # 398 32nd
Population Density1 # 412 29th
Diversity Index2 # 48 92nd
Median Household Income # 383 34th
Per Capita Income # 416 28th

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