Myrtlewood, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Myrtlewood, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Myrtlewood had a population of 119 as of July 1, 2016. Myrtlewood ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Myrtlewood is located at latitude 32.2521 and longitude -87.9493 in Marengo County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Myrtlewood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marengo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 217 feet.

The Town of Myrtlewood (GNIS ID: 2406222) 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 Myrtlewood is located within Linden Division of Marengo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Myrtlewood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 119
Population in Households 119
Population in Familes 98
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 46
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 1.95
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 79 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 48 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $76,000
Average Home Value $100,000


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $47,017
Per Capita Income $20,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.4% -1.03%
Households -1.01% -1.0%
Families -0.78% -1.02%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Myrtlewood, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Myrtlewood 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 # 550 5th
Population Density1 # 550 5th
Diversity Index2 # 68 89th
Median Household Income # 369 36th
Per Capita Income # 253 57th

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