River Falls, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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River Falls, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of River Falls had a population of 518 as of July 1, 2017. River Falls ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for River Falls is located at latitude 31.3524 and longitude -86.5446 in Covington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of River Falls (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.26 sq. miles. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 200 feet.

The Town of River Falls (GNIS ID: 2407223) 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 River Falls is located within Andalusia Division of Covington County.

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


Total Population 518
Daytime Population: Workers 173
Daytime Population: Residents 374
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 547
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 518
Population in Familes 426
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 76
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $32,573
Average Household Income $40,787
Per Capita Income $18,061


Total Housing Units 263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 185 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 42 (16.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $97,642
Average Home Value $132,568


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 152
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 -0.21% -0.23%
Households 0.06% -0.18%
Families 0.09% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.6%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

River Falls, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares River Falls 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 # 403 31st
Population Density # 507 13th
Diversity Index # 363 38th
Median Household Income # 455 22nd
Per Capita Income # 479 18th

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