Piedmont, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Piedmont, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Piedmont had a population of 4,658 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Piedmont is located at latitude 33.9245 and longitude -85.6114 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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 4,658
Population in Households 4,656
Population in Familes 3,750
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 475
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $31,995
Average Household Income $44,342
Per Capita Income $18,544


Total Housing Units 2,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,314 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 634 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 482 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $87,371
Average Home Value $118,042


Total Households 1,948
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,264
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.56% -0.62%
Households -0.63% -0.68%
Families -0.8% -0.84%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.27%

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, 2018 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 # 121 79th
Population Density # 156 73rd
Diversity Index # 381 34th
Median Household Income # 471 19th
Per Capita Income # 476 18th

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