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Fort Deposit, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Fort Deposit had a population of 1,348 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Deposit is located at latitude 31.9863 and longitude -86.5664 in Lowndes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Fort Deposit (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

The Town of Fort Deposit (GNIS ID: 2406507) 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 Fort Deposit is located within Fort Deposit Division of Lowndes County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Deposit 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 Fort Deposit: Fort Deposite.

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


Total Population 1,348
Population in Households 1,348
Population in Familes 1,136
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 238
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 521
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 347
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 585 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 367 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $49,462
Average Home Value $88,179


Median Household Income $23,948
Average Household Income $39,508
Per Capita Income $15,665
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.05% -0.36%
Households 0.28% -0.19%
Families -0.05% -0.29%
Median Household Income   -1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.82%
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.

Fort Deposit, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Deposit 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 # 269 54th
Population Density1 # 293 50th
Diversity Index2 # 286 51st
Median Household Income # 562 3rd
Per Capita Income # 537 8th

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