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Elkmont, Alabama - Basic Facts

Elkmont is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Elkmont.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Limestone County at latitude 34.929 and longitude -86.9739. Limestone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Elkmont (see map) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elkmont: Fort Hampton.

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Elkmont, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 460
Population in Households 452
Population in Familes 394
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 282
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 189
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 141
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 215 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 159 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 30 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $146,951
Average Home Value $182,803


Median Household Income $45,393
Average Household Income $56,903
Per Capita Income $21,980
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.38% 1.72%
Households 1.56% 1.93%
Families 3.07% 1.78%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 416 28th
Population Density1 # 250 57th
Diversity Index2 # 441 24th
Median Household Income # 132 77th
Per Capita Income # 136 77th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.