Vinegar Bend, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Vinegar Bend, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Vinegar Bend Census Designated Place had a population of 202 as of July 1, 2016. Vinegar Bend ranks in the lower 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 Vinegar Bend is located at latitude 31.2591 and longitude -88.3673 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Vinegar Bend Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Vinegar Bend Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628608) 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 Vinegar Bend Census Designated Place is located within Fruitdale Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vinegar Bend 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 Vinegar Bend: The Bend.

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


Total Population 202
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 171
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 21
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 85
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 60
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 103 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (13.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $109,286


Median Household Income $29,259
Average Household Income $40,651
Per Capita Income $16,345
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.68%
Households 0.97% 0.7%
Families 3.98% 0.66%
Median Household Income   0.95%
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.

Vinegar Bend, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vinegar Bend 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 # 505 13th
Population Density1 # 573 1st
Diversity Index2 # 168 71st
Median Household Income # 489 16th
Per Capita Income # 514 12th

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