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Prichard, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Prichard had a population of 21,712 as of July 1, 2016. Prichard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prichard is located at latitude 30.7733 and longitude -88.1314 in Mobile County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prichard (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Mobile County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The City of Prichard (GNIS ID: 2404573) 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 Prichard is located within Mobile Division of Mobile County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Prichard 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 Prichard: Prichard Station.

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


Total Population 21,712
Population in Households 21,215
Population in Familes 17,770
Population in Group Qrtrs 497
Population Density1 858
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 7,975
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 5,455
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,555 (45.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,420 (34.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,027 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $72,057
Average Home Value $90,408


Median Household Income $24,393
Average Household Income $34,652
Per Capita Income $13,249
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.24%
Households -0.53% -0.14%
Families -0.59% -0.24%
Median Household Income   -1.15%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

Prichard, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prichard 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 # 26 96th
Population Density1 # 62 89th
Diversity Index2 # 373 36th
Median Household Income # 560 4th
Per Capita Income # 572 2nd

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