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Piedmont, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Piedmont had a population of 4,675 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Piedmont is located at latitude 33.926 and longitude -85.6154 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the City of Piedmont (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 702 feet.

The City of Piedmont (GNIS ID: 2404515) 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 City of Piedmont is located within Piedmont Division of Calhoun County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Piedmont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Piedmont: Cross Plains, Cross Point, Gross Plains, Gross Point, Hollow Stump, Piedmont Station.

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Piedmont, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 4,675
Daytime Population: Workers 1,720
Daytime Population: Residents 3,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,741
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 4,673
Population in Familes 3,783
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 477
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $31,721
Average Household Income $43,041
Per Capita Income $17,966


Total Housing Units 2,417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,284 (53.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 667 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 466 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $83,369
Average Home Value $110,650


Total Households 1,951
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 1,273
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.58% -0.58%
Households -0.7% -0.64%
Families -0.82% -0.8%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

Piedmont, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piedmont to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 120 79th
Population Density # 154 74th
Diversity Index # 386 34th
Median Household Income # 470 19th
Per Capita Income # 482 17th

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