Meadowbrook, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Meadowbrook, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Meadowbrook Census Designated Place had a population of 9,027 as of July 1, 2016. Meadowbrook 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 Meadowbrook is located at latitude 33.3906 and longitude -86.7082 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Meadowbrook Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Meadowbrook Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403273) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Meadowbrook Census Designated Place is located within Alabaster-Helena Division of Shelby County.

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


Total Population 9,027
Population in Households 8,986
Population in Familes 8,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 41
Population Density1 2,166
Diversity Index2 21


Total Households 3,255
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 2,555
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,734 (80.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 521 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $283,016
Average Home Value $308,184


Median Household Income $100,829
Average Household Income $114,511
Per Capita Income $41,478
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.47% 0.66%
Households 0.34% 0.58%
Families 0.2% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Meadowbrook, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meadowbrook 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 # 75 87th
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 433 26th
Median Household Income # 5 99th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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