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Town Creek, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Town Creek had a population of 1,077 as of July 1, 2016. Town Creek 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 Town Creek is located at latitude 34.6713 and longitude -87.4078 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Town Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 561 feet.

The Town of Town Creek (GNIS ID: 2406744) 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 Town Creek is located within Town Creek-Courtland Division of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Town Creek 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 Town Creek: Jonesboro, Jonesborough, Towncreek.

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


Total Population 1,077
Population in Households 1,077
Population in Familes 909
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 441
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 308
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 122 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $95,427
Average Home Value $129,075


Median Household Income $33,664
Average Household Income $43,492
Per Capita Income $17,788
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.36%
Households -0.29% -0.32%
Families 0.21% -0.39%
Median Household Income   -0.73%
Per Capita Income   0.57%
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.

Town Creek, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Town Creek 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 # 298 49th
Population Density1 # 187 68th
Diversity Index2 # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 404 31st
Per Capita Income # 455 22nd

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