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Brookwood, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Brookwood had a population of 1,866 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Brookwood is located at latitude 33.2398 and longitude -87.3315 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Brookwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The Town of Brookwood (GNIS ID: 2405333) 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 Brookwood is located within Brookwood Division of Tuscaloosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Brookwood 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 Brookwood: Horsehead.

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


Total Population 1,866
Population in Households 1,820
Population in Familes 1,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 223
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 659
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 495
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 710 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $123,810
Average Home Value $136,089


Median Household Income $49,555
Average Household Income $61,441
Per Capita Income $21,941
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.39%
Households 0.0% 0.27%
Families -0.66% 0.2%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Brookwood, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Brookwood 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 # 230 61st
Population Density1 # 311 47th
Diversity Index2 # 417 28th
Median Household Income # 103 82nd
Per Capita Income # 189 68th

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