Wetumpka, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Wetumpka, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Wetumpka had a population of 6,563 as of July 1, 2018. Wetumpka ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Wetumpka is located at latitude 32.5404 and longitude -86.207 in Elmore County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wetumpka (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Elmore County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.

The City of Wetumpka (GNIS ID: 2405723) 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 Wetumpka is located within Wetumpka Division of Elmore County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wetumpka: Ouitumkis, Wetumka, Wetumkee, Whittumke, Witumpka.

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Wetumpka, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,563
Population in Households 5,976
Population in Familes 4,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 587
Population Density2 622
Diversity Index3 51
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,173
Average Household Income $57,634
Per Capita Income $22,491

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,677 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,301 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 946 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 429 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $144,485
Average Home Value $162,558
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,248
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 1,462
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.1% 0.43%
Households -0.08% 0.49%
Families 0.08% 0.33%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.2%

Wetumpka, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wetumpka 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 # 94 84th
Population Density # 99 83rd
Diversity Index # 105 82nd
Median Household Income # 225 61st
Per Capita Income # 261 55th

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