Sterrett, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sterrett, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Sterrett Census Designated Place had a population of 748 as of July 1, 2016. Sterrett ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sterrett is located at latitude 33.4422 and longitude -86.461 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Sterrett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Sterrett Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582702) 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 Sterrett Census Designated Place is located within Chelsea Division of Shelby County.

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


Total Population 748
Population in Households 748
Population in Familes 630
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 33
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 306
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 219
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (68.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (20.3%)
Median Home Value $94,262
Average Home Value $139,015


Median Household Income $48,910
Average Household Income $62,221
Per Capita Income $25,440
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.94%
Households 0.7% 0.9%
Families 0.6% 0.81%
Median Household Income   0.81%
Per Capita Income   1.33%
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.

Sterrett, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterrett 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 # 352 39th
Population Density1 # 563 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 538 7th
Median Household Income # 109 81st
Per Capita Income # 74 87th

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