Egypt, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Egypt, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Egypt Census Designated Place had a population of 916 as of July 1, 2017. Egypt ranks in the lower 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 Egypt is located at latitude 34.0759 and longitude -86.1651 in Etowah County. The formal boundaries for the Egypt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Etowah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Egypt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582672) 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 Egypt Census Designated Place is located within Mountainboro Division of Etowah County.

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

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


Total Population 916
Daytime Population: Workers 41
Daytime Population: Residents 505
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 546
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.60
Population in Households 916
Population in Familes 773
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 102
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $41,405
Average Household Income $48,795
Per Capita Income $18,891


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 274 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $85,294
Average Home Value $113,230


Total Households 349
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 250
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 -0.24% -0.26%
Households -0.2% -0.23%
Families -0.49% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Egypt, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Egypt 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 # 320 45th
Population Density # 467 20th
Diversity Index # 475 18th
Median Household Income # 230 61st
Per Capita Income # 422 27th

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