Locust Fork, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Locust Fork, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Locust Fork had a population of 1,207 as of July 1, 2019. Locust Fork ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Locust Fork is located at latitude 33.9076 and longitude -86.6153 in Blount County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Locust Fork encompass a land area of 3.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Blount County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 584 feet.

The Town of Locust Fork (GNIS ID: 2406036) 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 Locust Fork is located within Locust Fork Division of Blount County.


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Locust Fork, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Locust Fork, AL Housing Affordability Index is 190
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Locust Fork, AL Wealth Index is 46
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,207
Population in Households 1,207
Population in Familes 1,050
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 313
Diversity Index1 14
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,440
Average Household Income $54,662
Per Capita Income $20,633
Wealth Index3 46

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 481 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (17.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $133,065
Housing Affordability Index2 190
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 441
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 333
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.19% 0.23%
Households 0.15% 0.18%
Families -0.29% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

Locust Fork, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Locust Fork to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 288 51st
Population Density # 230 61st
Diversity Index # 519 11th
Median Household Income # 240 59th
Per Capita Income # 376 36th

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