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The Town of Skyline had a population of 823 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Skyline is located at latitude 34.814 and longitude -86.1153 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Skyline 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 1,598 feet.

The Town of Skyline 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 Scottsboro Division of Jackson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skyline: Alto.

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Skyline, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 823 (100%)
Population in Households 823 (100.0%)
Population in Families 707 (85.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 207
Diversity Index2 30


Median Household Income $48,110
Average Household Income $60,224
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $24,435
Wealth Index5 43


Total HU (Housing Units) 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (16.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $140,649
Housing Affordability Index3 254


Total Households 323
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 237
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.59% -0.37%
Households -0.68% -0.25%
Families   -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.43%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.08%

Skyline, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Skyline to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 337 43rd
Population Density # 321 46th
Median Household Income # 326 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 537 91st
Per Capita Income # 422 29th
Diversity Index # 418 30th

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