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The West End-Cobb Town CDP(1) had a population of 3,396 as of July 1, 2021. West End-Cobb Town ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for West End-Cobb Town is located at latitude 33.6526 and longitude -85.8742 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the West End-Cobb Town Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The West End-Cobb Town Census Designated Place has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The West End-Cobb Town Census Designated Place is located within Anniston Division of Calhoun County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West End-Cobb Town: West End-Cobb Town CDP.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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West End-Cobb Town, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 3,396 (100%)
Population in Households 3,396 (100.0%)
Population in Families 2,656 (78.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 824
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $33,158
Average Household Income $45,732
% of Income for Mortgage4 10%
Per Capita Income $17,167
Wealth Index5 36


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,612 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,021 (63.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 305 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $75,452
Average Home Value $114,583
Housing Affordability Index3 281


Total Households 1,326
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 883
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.18% -0.31%
Households -0.36% -0.36%
Families -0.54% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.14%

West End-Cobb Town, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West End-Cobb Town to the other 586 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 153 74th
Population Density # 65 89th
Median Household Income # 508 13th
Housing Affordability Index # 492 84th
Per Capita Income # 535 9th
Diversity Index # 250 57th

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