Broomtown, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Broomtown, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Broomtown Census Designated Place had a population of 181 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

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


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

POPULATION

Total Population 181
Daytime Population: Workers 18
Daytime Population: Residents 113
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 181
Population in Familes 152
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $38,555
Average Household Income $51,438
Per Capita Income $21,547

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $88,889
Average Home Value $116,016
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.08% -0.22%
Households 0.18% -0.26%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.09%

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, 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 # 518 11th
Population Density # 558 4th
Diversity Index # 569 2nd
Median Household Income # 293 50th
Per Capita Income # 264 55th

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