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Pinson, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Pinson had a population of 7,379 as of July 1, 2017. Pinson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pinson is located at latitude 33.7033 and longitude -86.6697 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Pinson (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 620 feet.

The City of Pinson (GNIS ID: 2424931) 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 Pinson is located within Palmerdale Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pinson 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 Pinson: Hagoods Crossroads, Mount Pinson, Mount Pinson Station, Wymond.

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


Total Population 7,379
Daytime Population: Workers 1,394
Daytime Population: Residents 4,007
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,401
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 7,379
Population in Familes 6,459
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 734
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $58,260
Average Household Income $71,414
Per Capita Income $27,014


Total Housing Units 3,046 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,251 (73.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 584 (19.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 211 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $149,772
Average Home Value $172,823


Total Households 2,835
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 2,147
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 0.44% 0.48%
Households 0.49% 0.48%
Families 0.52% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Pinson, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pinson 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 # 84 86th
Population Density # 79 87th
Diversity Index # 160 73rd
Median Household Income # 52 91st
Per Capita Income # 71 88th

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