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Joppa, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Joppa Census Designated Place had a population of 523 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Joppa is located at latitude 34.2995 and longitude -86.5499 in Cullman County. The formal boundaries for the Joppa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Cullman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,014 feet.

The Joppa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628595) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Joppa Census Designated Place is located within Baileyton-Joppa Division of Cullman County.

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


Total Population 523
Daytime Population: Workers 86
Daytime Population: Residents 282
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 368
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 523
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 269
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $40,320
Average Household Income $49,094
Per Capita Income $19,490


Total Housing Units 209 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 139 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 44 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $140,541
Average Home Value $150,543


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 130
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 0.59% 0.6%
Households 0.46% 0.54%
Families -0.42% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   1.23%

Joppa, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Joppa 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 # 401 31st
Population Density # 263 55th
Diversity Index # 322 44th
Median Household Income # 252 57th
Per Capita Income # 385 34th

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