Boykin, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Boykin, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Boykin Census Designated Place had a population of 289 as of July 1, 2015. Boykin ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Boykin is located at latitude 32.0684 and longitude -87.2943 in Wilcox County. The formal boundaries for the Boykin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Wilcox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Boykin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628580) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boykin population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boykin: Gees Bend, Primrose.

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Boykin, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 289
Population in Households 289
Population in Familes 247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 109
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 73
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 87 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 21 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $45,313
Average Home Value $67,241


Median Household Income $17,775
Average Household Income $25,117
Per Capita Income $9,490
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.21%
Households 1.48% 0.18%
Families 1.08% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

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Boykin, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boykin to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 458 21st
Population Density1 # 454 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 453 22nd
Median Household Income # 573 1st
Per Capita Income # 578 0th

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