Skyline, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Skyline, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Skyline had a population of 857 as of July 1, 2017. Skyline 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 Skyline is located at latitude 34.7985 and longitude -86.1224 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Skyline (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,591 feet.

The Town of Skyline (GNIS ID: 2407348) 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 Skyline is located within Princeton Division of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Skyline population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skyline: Alto.

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Skyline, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 857
Daytime Population: Workers 248
Daytime Population: Residents 559
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 807
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 840
Population in Familes 725
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $38,185
Average Household Income $46,547
Per Capita Income $18,361


Total Housing Units 391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $84,615
Average Home Value $115,185


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 244
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 0.1% -0.14%
Households 0.0% -0.12%
Families -0.5% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.5%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Skyline, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skyline 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 # 329 43rd
Population Density # 320 45th
Diversity Index # 449 23rd
Median Household Income # 308 47th
Per Capita Income # 460 21st

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