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Vance, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Vance had a population of 2,152 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Vance is located at latitude 33.1743 and longitude -87.2336 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vance encompass a land area of 10.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6).

While the primary coordinates for Town of Vance are located in Tuscaloosa County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Bibb County.

The Town of Vance 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 Vance is located within Coaling-Vance Division of Tuscaloosa County.

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Vance, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 2,152 (100%)
Population in Households 2,152 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,851 (86.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 211
Diversity Index2 46


Median Household Income $73,501
Average Household Income $83,890
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $30,367
Wealth Index5 55
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (54.6)


Total HU (Housing Units) 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (66.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 180 (20.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $175,469
Average Home Value $202,421
Housing Affordability Index3 186


Total Households 779
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 567
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 0.87% 0.50%
Households 1.17% 0.71%
Families   0.80%
Median Household Income   2.40%
Per Capita Income   3.19%
Owner Occupied HU   0.63%

Vance, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vance to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 207 65th
Population Density # 315 47th
Median Household Income # 66 89th
Housing Affordability Index # 496 84th
Per Capita Income # 226 62nd
Diversity Index # 241 60th

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