Red Bay, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Red Bay, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Red Bay had a population of 3,313 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Red Bay is located at latitude 34.4361 and longitude -88.1365 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Red Bay (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 646 feet.

The City of Red Bay (GNIS ID: 2404601) 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 Red Bay is located within Red Bay Division of Franklin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Red Bay: Redbay, Vincents Cross Roads, Vincents Crossroads.

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


Total Population 3,313
Population in Households 3,313
Population in Familes 2,670
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 340
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $33,279
Average Household Income $49,670
Per Capita Income $21,313


Total Housing Units 1,577 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 877 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 554 (35.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 146 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $86,216
Average Home Value $110,559


Total Households 1,431
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 930
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 0.58% 0.44%
Households 0.6% 0.46%
Families 0.43% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Red Bay, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Red Bay 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 # 153 74th
Population Density # 214 63rd
Diversity Index # 372 36th
Median Household Income # 447 23rd
Per Capita Income # 317 46th

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