Blue Ridge, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Blue Ridge, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Blue Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 1,241 as of July 1, 2018. 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, 2018)


Total Population 1,241
Population in Households 1,241
Population in Familes 1,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $81,867
Average Household Income $108,743
Per Capita Income $44,445


Total Housing Units 581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 451 (77.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 67 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $231,532
Average Home Value $244,722


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 392
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.93% -0.47%
Households -0.85% -0.47%
Families -1.28% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.33%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Blue Ridge, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Ridge to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 279 52nd
Population Density # 384 34th
Diversity Index # 458 21st
Median Household Income # 14 98th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

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