Tarrant, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Tarrant, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Tarrant had a population of 6,711 as of July 1, 2017. Tarrant 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 Tarrant is located at latitude 33.5965 and longitude -86.7625 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tarrant (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 545 feet.

The City of Tarrant (GNIS ID: 2405570) 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 Tarrant is located within Birmingham Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tarrant 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 Tarrant: Tarrant City.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,711
Daytime Population: Workers 3,041
Daytime Population: Residents 4,495
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,536
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 6,656
Population in Familes 5,391
Population in Group Qrtrs 55
Population Density2 1,055
Diversity Index3 63
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,927
Average Household Income $40,694
Per Capita Income $14,829

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,895 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,130 (39.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,233 (42.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 533 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $80,169
Average Home Value $91,275
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,362
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 1,526
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 0.47%
Households 0.33% 0.37%
Families 0.05% 0.21%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Tarrant, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tarrant 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 # 90 85th
Population Density # 40 93rd
Diversity Index # 14 98th
Median Household Income # 540 7th
Per Capita Income # 559 4th

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