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Town Creek, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Town Creek had a population of 1,071 as of July 1, 2017. Town Creek ranks in the upper 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 Town Creek is located at latitude 34.6713 and longitude -87.4078 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Town Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 561 feet.

The Town of Town Creek (GNIS ID: 2406744) 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 Town Creek is located within Town Creek-Courtland Division of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Town Creek 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 Town Creek: Jonesboro, Jonesborough, Towncreek.

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


Total Population 1,071
Daytime Population: Workers 291
Daytime Population: Residents 645
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 936
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 1,071
Population in Familes 901
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 400
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $34,818
Average Household Income $46,132
Per Capita Income $18,678


Total Housing Units 499 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 312 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 126 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $102,692
Average Home Value $135,531


Total Households 438
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 304
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 -0.37% -0.66%
Households -0.34% -0.6%
Families 0.0% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

Town Creek, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Town Creek 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 # 297 49th
Population Density # 187 68th
Diversity Index # 8 99th
Median Household Income # 409 30th
Per Capita Income # 437 25th

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