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Moulton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Moulton had a population of 3,303 as of July 1, 2016. Moulton 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 Moulton is located at latitude 34.4883 and longitude -87.2827 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the City of Moulton (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The City of Moulton (GNIS ID: 2404314) 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 Moulton is located within Moulton Division of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Moulton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 3,303
Population in Households 3,080
Population in Familes 2,479
Population in Group Qrtrs 223
Population Density1 551
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 1,414
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 885
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 842 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 572 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 198 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $93,583
Average Home Value $112,900


Median Household Income $33,648
Average Household Income $47,445
Per Capita Income $21,033
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.79% -0.65%
Households -0.75% -0.62%
Families -0.48% -0.73%
Median Household Income   -0.72%
Per Capita Income   0.73%
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.

Moulton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moulton 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 # 155 73rd
Population Density1 # 118 80th
Diversity Index2 # 239 59th
Median Household Income # 405 30th
Per Capita Income # 247 58th

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