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Trussville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Trussville had a population of 21,128 as of July 1, 2019. Trussville ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Trussville is located at latitude 33.6198 and longitude -86.6089 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Trussville encompass a land area of 33.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.38 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 699 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Trussville are located in Jefferson County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and St. Clair County.

The City of Trussville (GNIS ID: 2405608) 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 City of Trussville is located within Trussville Division of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Trussville: Truss.

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Trussville, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Trussville, AL Housing Affordability Index is 185
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Trussville, AL Wealth Index is 157
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 21,128 (100%)
Population in Households 20,980 (99.3%)
Population in Families 18,735 (88.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 148 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 614
Diversity Index2 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $88,846
Average Household Income $109,940
Per Capita Income $40,931
Wealth Index4 157

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 8,100 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,503 (80.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,286 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 311 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $255,499
Housing Affordability Index3 185
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,789
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 6,056
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.57% 0.44%
Households 0.59% 0.43%
Families 0.38% 0.38%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Trussville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Trussville to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 30 95th
Population Density # 97 84th
Diversity Index # 393 33rd
Median Household Income # 9 99th
Per Capita Income # 15 98th

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