Skyline, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Skyline, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Skyline had a population of 846 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Skyline: Alto.

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Skyline, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 846
Population in Households 830
Population in Familes 714
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 213
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $39,364
Average Household Income $48,026
Per Capita Income $19,115


Total Housing Units 388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 261 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $87,353
Average Home Value $121,648


Total Households 329
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 241
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.07% -0.21%
Households -0.11% -0.24%
Families -0.59% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.49%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

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, 2018 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 # 333 43rd
Population Density # 329 44th
Diversity Index # 453 22nd
Median Household Income # 300 48th
Per Capita Income # 441 24th

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