Heath, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Heath, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Heath had a population of 241 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Heath is located at latitude 31.3448 and longitude -86.469 in Covington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Heath (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Town of Heath (GNIS ID: 2405811) 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 Heath is located within Andalusia Division of Covington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heath population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 241
Population in Households 241
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 271
Diversity Index2 41


Median Household Income $43,768
Average Household Income $60,673
Per Capita Income $26,426


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 28 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (24.2%)
Median Home Value $131,818
Average Home Value $190,357


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 62
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 -0.63% -0.76%
Households -0.61% -0.63%
Families -0.75% -0.99%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Heath, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heath 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 # 479 18th
Population Density # 262 55th
Diversity Index # 243 59th
Median Household Income # 213 63rd
Per Capita Income # 104 82nd

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