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Cullman, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Cullman had a population of 15,343 as of July 1, 2017. Cullman ranks in the upper 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 Cullman is located at latitude 34.1793 and longitude -86.8408 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cullman (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.36 sq. miles and a water area of 1.2 sq. miles. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 794 feet.

The City of Cullman (GNIS ID: 2404166) 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 Cullman is located within Cullman Division of Cullman County.

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


Total Population 15,343
Daytime Population: Workers 16,285
Daytime Population: Residents 9,139
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,424
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.66
Population in Households 14,779
Population in Familes 11,490
Population in Group Qrtrs 564
Population Density2 792
Diversity Index3 30


Median Household Income $35,345
Average Household Income $52,116
Per Capita Income $22,374


Total Housing Units 7,168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,474 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,943 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 751 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $136,686
Average Home Value $164,195


Total Households 6,417
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 3,870
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 0.56% 0.54%
Households 0.41% 0.47%
Families 0.18% 0.31%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.0%

Cullman, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cullman 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 # 41 93rd
Population Density # 69 88th
Diversity Index # 353 39th
Median Household Income # 387 33rd
Per Capita Income # 226 61st

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