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Wedowee, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Wedowee is a populated place located in Randolph County at latitude 33.308 and longitude -85.4865. Randolph County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 850 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Wedowee, but most people and references simply refer to it as Wedowee, Alabama.

The Census Class Code for Wedowee indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wedowee: McDonald.

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Wedowee, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 824
Population in Households 804
Population in Familes 667
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 236
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 351
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 239
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 435 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 84 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $87,360
Average Home Value $117,379


Median Household Income $31,065
Average Household Income $43,825
Per Capita Income $19,201
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.03% 0.1%
Households 0.27% 0.23%
Families 1.43% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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, 2014 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 # 294 49th
Diversity Index2 # 215 63rd
Median Household Income # 425 27th
Per Capita Income # 287 51st

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