Childersburg, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Childersburg, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Childersburg had a population of 5,176 as of July 1, 2016. Childersburg ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Childersburg is located at latitude 33.2919 and longitude -86.3406 in Talladega County. The formal boundaries for the City of Childersburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The City of Childersburg (GNIS ID: 2404048) 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 City of Childersburg is located within Childersburg Division of Talladega County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Childersburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Childersburg: Childersburgh.

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Childersburg, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,176
Population in Households 5,176
Population in Familes 4,275
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 420
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 2,094
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,412
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,325 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 769 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 287 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $111,011
Average Home Value $149,397


Median Household Income $34,425
Average Household Income $46,844
Per Capita Income $19,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.01% -0.09%
Households 0.04% -0.06%
Families -0.1% -0.16%
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.

Childersburg, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Childersburg 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 # 113 81st
Population Density1 # 179 69th
Diversity Index2 # 125 78th
Median Household Income # 381 34th
Per Capita Income # 363 38th

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