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Blue Ridge, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Blue Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 1,264 as of July 1, 2019. Blue Ridge ranks in the lower 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 Blue Ridge is located at latitude 32.4926 and longitude -86.1905 in Elmore County. The formal boundaries for the Blue Ridge Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 7.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Elmore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 367 feet.

The Blue Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402696) 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 "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 Blue Ridge Census Designated Place is located within Wetumpka Division of Elmore County.


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Blue Ridge, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Blue Ridge, AL Housing Affordability Index is 211
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

Blue Ridge, AL Wealth Index is 218
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 1,264 (100%)
Population in Households 1,264 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,100 (87.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 163
Diversity Index2 19
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $94,311
Average Household Income $123,516
Per Capita Income $49,660
Wealth Index4 218

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 583 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (78.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $246,934
Housing Affordability Index3 211
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 520
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 394
Average Family Size 3
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 -0.64% -0.35%
Households -0.72% -0.39%
Families -1.09% -0.51%
Median Household Income   1.67%
Per Capita Income   2.3%

Blue Ridge, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Ridge 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 # 280 52nd
Population Density # 387 34th
Diversity Index # 459 22nd
Median Household Income # 8 99th
Per Capita Income # 5 99th

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