Heflin, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Heflin, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Heflin had a population of 3,428 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Heflin is located at latitude 33.6474 and longitude -85.5693 in Cleburne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Heflin (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Cleburne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Heflin (GNIS ID: 2404675) 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 Heflin is located within Heflin Division of Cleburne County.

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


Total Population 3,428
Population in Households 3,283
Population in Familes 2,690
Population in Group Qrtrs 145
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $32,761
Average Household Income $49,527
Per Capita Income $20,435


Total Housing Units 1,533 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 932 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 435 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 167 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $126,136
Average Home Value $138,868


Total Households 1,366
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 911
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 -0.18% -0.24%
Households -0.16% -0.24%
Families -0.18% -0.38%
Median Household Income   0.52%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Heflin, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heflin 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 # 150 74th
Population Density # 326 44th
Diversity Index # 424 27th
Median Household Income # 458 21st
Per Capita Income # 363 38th

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