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Tallassee, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Tallassee had a population of 5,117 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Tallassee is located at latitude 32.5327 and longitude -85.892 in Elmore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tallassee (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.59 sq. miles. Elmore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 390 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Tallassee are located in Elmore County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Tallapoosa County.

The City of Tallassee (GNIS ID: 2405565) 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 Tallassee is located within Tallassee Division of Elmore County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tallassee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tallassee: Talasse, Tallasee, Tallesee.

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Tallassee, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,117
Daytime Population: Workers 3,397
Daytime Population: Residents 2,918
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,315
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 5,075
Population in Familes 4,189
Population in Group Qrtrs 42
Population Density2 476
Diversity Index3 45


Median Household Income $41,673
Average Household Income $53,758
Per Capita Income $21,098


Total Housing Units 2,453 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,269 (51.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 766 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 418 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $102,803
Average Home Value $138,318


Total Households 2,035
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,371
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 0.26% 0.15%
Households 0.21% 0.13%
Families 0.67% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Tallassee, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallassee 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 # 112 81st
Population Density # 155 73rd
Diversity Index # 195 67th
Median Household Income # 225 61st
Per Capita Income # 290 50th

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