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Fort Rucker CDP, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Fort Rucker Census Designated Place had a population of 4,694 as of July 1, 2019. Fort Rucker CDP ranks in the upper 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 Fort Rucker CDP is located at latitude 31.3429 and longitude -85.7154 in Dale County. The formal boundaries for the Fort Rucker Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

The Fort Rucker Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402503) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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


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Fort Rucker CDP, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fort Rucker CDP, AL Housing Affordability Index is 0
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fort Rucker CDP, AL Wealth Index is 38
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 4,694 (100%)
Population in Households 4,134 (88.1%)
Population in Families 3,897 (83.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 560 (11.9%)
Population Density 432
Diversity Index2 58
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,019
Average Household Income $64,073
Per Capita Income $18,859
Wealth Index4 38

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,487 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14 ( 0.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,221 (82.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (16.9%)
Median Home Value $0
Housing Affordability Index3 0
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,235
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 1,072
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.13% 0.11%
Households 0.07% 0.05%
Families -0.04% -0.02%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.52%

Fort Rucker CDP, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Rucker CDP to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 121 79th
Population Density # 175 70th
Diversity Index # 43 93rd
Median Household Income # 142 76th
Per Capita Income # 462 21st

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