Egypt, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Egypt, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Egypt Census Designated Place had a population of 894 as of July 1, 2018. 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 34.0737 and longitude -86.1558 in Etowah County. The formal boundaries for the Egypt Census Designated Place 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.

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


Total Population 894
Population in Households 894
Population in Familes 752
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 99
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $40,570
Average Household Income $47,641
Per Capita Income $18,536


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 74 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $96,154
Average Home Value $120,709


Total Households 341
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 244
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 -0.5% -0.5%
Households -0.45% -0.47%
Families -0.72% -0.66%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

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, 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 # 325 44th
Population Density # 469 19th
Diversity Index # 468 20th
Median Household Income # 267 54th
Per Capita Income # 477 18th

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