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Albertville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Albertville had a population of 21,661 as of July 1, 2016. Albertville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Albertville is located at latitude 34.2631 and longitude -86.2107 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Albertville (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,056 feet.

The City of Albertville (GNIS ID: 2403074) 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 City of Albertville is located within Albertville-Boaz Division of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Albertville 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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Albertville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,661
Population in Households 21,403
Population in Familes 17,577
Population in Group Qrtrs 258
Population Density1 816
Diversity Index2 70


Total Households 7,591
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 5,295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 8,270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,374 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,217 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 679 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $114,275
Average Home Value $148,828


Median Household Income $35,879
Average Household Income $50,097
Per Capita Income $17,759
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.4% 0.25%
Households 0.23% 0.17%
Families 0.1% 0.09%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
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.

Albertville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Albertville 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 # 27 96th
Population Density1 # 68 88th
Diversity Index2 # 4 99th
Median Household Income # 343 41st
Per Capita Income # 457 21st

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