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Taylor, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Taylor had a population of 2,536 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Taylor is located at latitude 31.1688 and longitude -85.4758 in Houston County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Taylor (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Houston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Taylor are located in Houston County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Geneva County.

The Town of Taylor (GNIS ID: 2406717) 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 Town of Taylor is located within Madrid Division of Houston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Taylor 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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Taylor, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,536
Daytime Population: Workers 236
Daytime Population: Residents 1,323
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,559
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 2,536
Population in Familes 2,200
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 344
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $51,101
Average Household Income $57,011
Per Capita Income $21,089


Total Housing Units 1,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 692 (67.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 200 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 133 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $112,739
Average Home Value $152,132


Total Households 892
Average Household Size 2.84
Family Households 678
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 0.91% 0.96%
Households 0.91% 0.99%
Families 0.82% 0.84%
Median Household Income   1.61%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Taylor, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Taylor 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 # 181 69th
Population Density # 211 64th
Diversity Index # 382 34th
Median Household Income # 106 82nd
Per Capita Income # 291 50th

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