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Clanton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Clanton had a population of 8,955 as of July 1, 2017. Clanton ranks in the upper 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 Clanton is located at latitude 32.8417 and longitude -86.623 in Chilton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Clanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Chilton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 600 feet.

The City of Clanton (GNIS ID: 2404052) 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 Clanton is located within Clanton Division of Chilton County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Clanton: Goose Pond, Pond.

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


Total Population 8,955
Daytime Population: Workers 6,971
Daytime Population: Residents 5,208
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,179
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 8,633
Population in Familes 7,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 322
Population Density2 408
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $39,292
Average Household Income $55,272
Per Capita Income $22,418


Total Housing Units 3,989 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,221 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,324 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 444 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $113,683
Average Home Value $152,858


Total Households 3,545
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,316
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.53% 0.41%
Households 0.51% 0.41%
Families 0.41% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Clanton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clanton 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 # 75 87th
Population Density # 182 69th
Diversity Index # 144 75th
Median Household Income # 277 52nd
Per Capita Income # 221 62nd

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