Gaylesville, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gaylesville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gaylesville had a population of 141 as of July 1, 2018. Gaylesville ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Gaylesville is located at latitude 34.2681 and longitude -85.5585 in Cherokee County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gaylesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cherokee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 594 feet.

The Town of Gaylesville (GNIS ID: 2406555) 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 Town of Gaylesville is located within Cedar Bluff-Gaylesville Division of Cherokee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gaylesville: Galesville, Sulphur Springs.

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


Total Population 141
Population in Households 141
Population in Familes 120
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 411
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $30,669
Average Household Income $45,208
Per Capita Income $18,147


Total Housing Units 63 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (71.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (12.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $90,000
Average Home Value $135,795


Total Households 53
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 38
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 -0.25% -0.43%
Households -0.23% -0.38%
Families -0.92% -0.53%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

Gaylesville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gaylesville 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 # 540 7th
Population Density # 182 69th
Diversity Index # 560 3rd
Median Household Income # 499 14th
Per Capita Income # 490 16th

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