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Wedowee, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Wedowee had a population of 794 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wedowee: McDonald.

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Wedowee, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 794
Daytime Population: Workers 984
Daytime Population: Residents 515
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,499
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.89
Population in Households 773
Population in Familes 638
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 227
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $29,521
Average Household Income $46,710
Per Capita Income $20,631


Total Housing Units 429 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $103,906
Average Home Value $156,522


Total Households 338
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.49% -0.08%
Households -0.36% 0.0%
Families 0.12% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   1.42%

Wedowee, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wedowee to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 340 42nd
Population Density # 302 48th
Diversity Index # 217 63rd
Median Household Income # 514 12th
Per Capita Income # 317 46th

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