Gantt, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Gantt, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gantt had a population of 219 as of July 1, 2017. Gantt 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 Gantt is located at latitude 31.4107 and longitude -86.4835 in Covington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gantt (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Town of Gantt (GNIS ID: 2406539) 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 Gantt is located within Rose Hill-Gantt Division of Covington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gantt 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 Gantt: Hamptonville.

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


Total Population 219
Daytime Population: Workers 96
Daytime Population: Residents 137
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 233
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 219
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 337
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $44,970
Average Household Income $61,979
Per Capita Income $28,891


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 34 (26.6%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $211,250


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 59
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 -0.19% -0.18%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.24% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   1.74%

Gantt, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gantt 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 # 488 16th
Population Density # 214 63rd
Diversity Index # 515 11th
Median Household Income # 177 70th
Per Capita Income # 52 91st

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