Pisgah, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pisgah, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Pisgah had a population of 713 as of July 1, 2017. Pisgah ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Pisgah is located at latitude 34.6844 and longitude -85.846 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Pisgah (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,365 feet.

The Town of Pisgah (GNIS ID: 2407128) 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 Pisgah is located within Pisgah Division of Jackson County.

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


Total Population 713
Daytime Population: Workers 168
Daytime Population: Residents 455
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 623
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 713
Population in Familes 605
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 149
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $33,982
Average Household Income $45,902
Per Capita Income $18,507


Total Housing Units 362 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 233 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 72 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $134,314
Average Home Value $174,573


Total Households 306
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 217
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 -0.17% -0.2%
Households -0.13% -0.26%
Families 0.92% -0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.13%
Per Capita Income   0.95%

Pisgah, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pisgah 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 # 359 38th
Population Density # 401 31st
Diversity Index # 506 13th
Median Household Income # 421 28th
Per Capita Income # 451 22nd

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