Wedowee, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Wedowee, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Wedowee had a population of 821 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Wedowee is located at latitude 33.308 and longitude -85.4865 in Randolph County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wedowee (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The Town of Wedowee (GNIS ID: 2406851) 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 Wedowee is located within Wedowee Division of Randolph County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wedowee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wedowee: McDonald.

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Wedowee, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 821
Population in Households 800
Population in Familes 663
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 235
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 349
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 436 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 265 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 87 (20.0%)
Median Home Value $80,682
Average Home Value $111,648


Median Household Income $30,719
Average Household Income $46,705
Per Capita Income $20,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% 0.02%
Households 0.11% 0.11%
Families 0.83% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
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.


Wedowee, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wedowee to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 335 42nd
Population Density1 # 297 49th
Diversity Index2 # 209 64th
Median Household Income # 455 21st
Per Capita Income # 258 56th

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