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Boykin, Alabama - Basic Facts

Boykin is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Boykin Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wilcox County at latitude 32.0779 and longitude -87.2814. Wilcox County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 128 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Boykin Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boykin: Gees Bend, Primrose.

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Boykin, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 284
Population in Households 284
Population in Familes 243
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 106
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 72
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 134 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (20.9%)
Median Home Value $48,295
Average Home Value $71,765


Median Household Income $17,357
Average Household Income $24,131
Per Capita Income $9,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.76% 0.07%
Households 1.38% 0.19%
Families 1.01% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 460 21st
Population Density1 # 456 21st
Diversity Index2 # 457 21st
Median Household Income # 571 1st
Per Capita Income # 577 0th

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