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Owens Cross Roads, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Owens Cross Roads is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Madison County at latitude 34.5855 and longitude -86.455. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Owens Cross Roads, but most people and references simply refer to it as Owens Cross Roads, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Owens Cross Roads indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Owens Cross Roads (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Owens Cross Roads: Owens Crossroad, Owens Crossroads.

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Owens Cross Roads, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,642
Population in Households 1,594
Population in Familes 1,339
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 198
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 651
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 530 (74.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 120 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $144,380
Average Home Value $170,699


Median Household Income $45,365
Average Household Income $57,765
Per Capita Income $23,259
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.82% 1.43%
Households 2.22% 1.55%
Families 2.65% 1.45%
Median Household Income   2.6%
Per Capita Income   2.13%
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.


Owens Cross Roads, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Owens Cross Roads 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 # 240 59th
Population Density1 # 343 41st
Diversity Index2 # 456 21st
Median Household Income # 133 77th
Per Capita Income # 103 82nd

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