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The Town of Section had a population of 791 as of July 1, 2021. Section 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 Section is located at latitude 34.579 and longitude -85.9866 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Section encompass a land area of 4.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,345 feet.
The Town of Section 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 Section is located within Section Division of Jackson County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Section: Mount Zion.
|Total Population||791 (100%)|
|Population in Households||789 (99.7%)|
|Population in Families||662 (83.7%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||2 ( 0.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$46,604|
|Average Household Income||$54,026|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$21,655|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||376 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||248 (66.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||75 (19.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||53 (14.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,592|
|Average Home Value||$154,839|
|Housing Affordability Index3||236|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.94%|
|Per Capita Income||2.18%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Section to the other 586 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 349||41st|
|Population Density||# 378||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 252||57th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 367||63rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 398||32nd|
|Diversity Index||# 449||24th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.