Elkmont, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Elkmont, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Elkmont had a population of 466 as of July 1, 2016. Elkmont ranks in the lower 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 Elkmont is located at latitude 34.9326 and longitude -86.977 in Limestone County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkmont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Limestone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Town of Elkmont (GNIS ID: 2406437) 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 Elkmont is located within Athens Division of Limestone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkmont 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 Elkmont: Fort Hampton.

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


Total Population 466
Population in Households 458
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 292
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 216 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $120,536
Average Home Value $207,704


Median Household Income $43,966
Average Household Income $59,194
Per Capita Income $22,724
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.14% 1.38%
Households 1.14% 1.43%
Families 2.08% 1.25%
Median Household Income   0.96%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Elkmont, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkmont 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 # 414 29th
Population Density1 # 244 58th
Diversity Index2 # 440 24th
Median Household Income # 166 72nd
Per Capita Income # 154 74th

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