Elba, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Elba, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Elba had a population of 3,845 as of July 1, 2018. Elba 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 Elba is located at latitude 31.4173 and longitude -86.0772 in Coffee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elba (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Coffee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The City of Elba (GNIS ID: 2403549) 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 Elba is located within Elba Division of Coffee County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Elba: Bentonville, Bridgeville, City of Flowing Wells.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,845
Population in Households 3,607
Population in Familes 2,940
Population in Group Qrtrs 238
Population Density2 251
Diversity Index3 50
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $29,419
Average Household Income $42,824
Per Capita Income $18,338

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,826 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 939 (51.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 580 (31.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 307 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $119,678
Average Home Value $161,313
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,519
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 989
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.3% 0.01%
Households -0.22% 0.07%
Families -0.02% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.08%
Per Capita Income   1.22%

Elba, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elba 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 # 142 76th
Population Density # 281 52nd
Diversity Index # 132 78th
Median Household Income # 522 10th
Per Capita Income # 484 17th

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