Broomtown, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Broomtown, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Broomtown Census Designated Place had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2018. Broomtown ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Broomtown is located at latitude 34.3657 and longitude -85.5321 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Broomtown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 682 feet.

The Broomtown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582666) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with 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 Broomtown Census Designated Place is located within Cedar Bluff-Gaylesville Division of Cherokee County.

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Broomtown, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 181
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 7


Median Household Income $40,631
Average Household Income $58,886
Per Capita Income $23,719


Total Housing Units 97 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 66 (68.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (10.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (20.6%)
Median Home Value $89,706
Average Home Value $117,692


Total Households 77
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 54
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 -0.07% -0.22%
Households 0.0% -0.26%
Families 0.0% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Broomtown, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broomtown 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 # 519 11th
Population Density # 558 4th
Diversity Index # 571 2nd
Median Household Income # 264 55th
Per Capita Income # 197 66th

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