Newville, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Newville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Newville had a population of 548 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newville: Wells, Wells Station.

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Newville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 548
Daytime Population: Workers 54
Daytime Population: Residents 326
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 380
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.69
Population in Households 548
Population in Familes 464
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 136
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $38,981
Average Household Income $51,188
Per Capita Income $19,963


Total Housing Units 267 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (60.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $84,274
Average Home Value $104,658


Total Households 212
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.23% 0.25%
Households 0.26% 0.37%
Families 0.85% 0.13%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

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, 2017 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 # 396 32nd
Population Density # 414 29th
Diversity Index # 53 91st
Median Household Income # 282 52nd
Per Capita Income # 351 39th

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