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Citronelle, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Citronelle had a population of 4,041 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Citronelle is located at latitude 31.0973 and longitude -88.2498 in Mobile County. The formal boundaries for the City of Citronelle (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Mobile County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 308 feet.

The City of Citronelle (GNIS ID: 2404051) 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 Citronelle is located within Citronelle Division of Mobile County.

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


Total Population 4,041
Population in Households 3,984
Population in Familes 3,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 57
Population Density1 156
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 1,508
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 1,102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,696 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,069 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 439 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 188 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $119,844
Average Home Value $140,005


Median Household Income $44,888
Average Household Income $57,174
Per Capita Income $21,405
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.53% 0.46%
Households 0.69% 0.54%
Families 0.75% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Citronelle, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Citronelle 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 # 139 76th
Population Density1 # 394 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 157 73rd
Median Household Income # 146 75th
Per Capita Income # 223 62nd

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