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The City of Cordova had a population of 1,989 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cordova is located at latitude 33.7613 and longitude -87.2011 in Walker County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cordova (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Walker County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The City of Cordova (GNIS ID: 2404130) 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 Cordova is located within Cordova Division of Walker County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cordova 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 Cordova: Dent.

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


Total Population 1,989
Population in Households 1,891
Population in Familes 1,516
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 341
Diversity Index2 27


Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (49.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 301 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 217 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $59,393
Average Home Value $72,228


Median Household Income $27,531
Average Household Income $40,424
Per Capita Income $17,051
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.83% -0.65%
Households -0.7% -0.63%
Families -0.39% -0.74%
Median Household Income   -0.66%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
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.

Cordova, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cordova 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 # 220 62nd
Population Density1 # 213 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 384 34th
Median Household Income # 525 10th
Per Capita Income # 490 16th

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