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The Town of Trafford had a population of 622 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Trafford is located at latitude 33.8182 and longitude -86.7428 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Trafford encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 486 feet.

The Town of Trafford 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 Trafford is located within Kimberly-Morris Division of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trafford: Union City.

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


Total Population 622 (100%)
Population in Households 622 (100.0%)
Population in Families 555 (89.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 227
Diversity Index2 29


Median Household Income $79,539
Average Household Income $94,381
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $33,892
Wealth Index5 76


Total HU (Housing Units) 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 220 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (12.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $201,000
Average Home Value $214,220
Housing Affordability Index3 208


Total Households 258
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 201
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 0.65% 0.26%
Households 0.87% 0.31%
Families   0.20%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   3.44%
Owner Occupied HU   0.45%

Trafford, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trafford 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 # 375 37th
Population Density # 297 50th
Median Household Income # 43 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 444 75th
Per Capita Income # 120 80th
Diversity Index # 430 28th

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