Coker, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Coker, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Coker had a population of 1,072 as of July 1, 2016. Coker 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 Coker is located at latitude 33.2438 and longitude -87.6813 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Coker (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Town of Coker (GNIS ID: 2406291) 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 Coker is located within Coker Division of Tuscaloosa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coker 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 Coker: Big Creek, Koster.

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


Total Population 1,072
Population in Households 1,072
Population in Familes 928
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 527
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 295
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 288 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 103 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $153,302
Average Home Value $157,353


Median Household Income $42,115
Average Household Income $56,729
Per Capita Income $20,882
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.46% 1.45%
Households 1.11% 1.3%
Families 0.84% 1.19%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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.

Coker, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coker 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 # 299 49th
Population Density1 # 128 78th
Diversity Index2 # 263 55th
Median Household Income # 192 67th
Per Capita Income # 257 56th

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