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Needham, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Needham had a population of 91 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Needham is located at latitude 31.987 and longitude -88.3366 in Choctaw County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Needham (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 171 feet.

The Town of Needham (GNIS ID: 2406970) 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 Needham is located within Gilbertown-Toxey Division of Choctaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Needham 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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Needham, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 91
Daytime Population: Workers 4
Daytime Population: Residents 60
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 64
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 91
Population in Familes 78
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 159
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $38,887
Average Household Income $47,499
Per Capita Income $19,860


Total Housing Units 58 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 ( 6.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (27.6%)
Median Home Value $52,500
Average Home Value $80,769


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 30
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 -0.45% -1.12%
Households -0.32% -0.97%
Families -0.45% -1.37%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   0.83%

Needham, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Needham 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 # 557 4th
Population Density # 388 33rd
Diversity Index # 308 47th
Median Household Income # 283 51st
Per Capita Income # 361 38th

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