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Mosses, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Mosses had a population of 1,007 as of July 1, 2019. Mosses 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 Mosses is located at latitude 32.1746 and longitude -86.6719 in Lowndes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mosses encompass a land area of 4.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 207 feet.

The Town of Mosses (GNIS ID: 2406201) 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 Mosses is located within Mosses Division of Lowndes County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mosses: Moss.

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Mosses, AL Housing Affordability Index is 148
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

Mosses, AL Wealth Index is 28
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 1,007
Population in Households 1,007
Population in Familes 879
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 213
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $19,063
Average Household Income $34,261
Per Capita Income $12,711
Wealth Index3 28

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 409 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 263 (64.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 102 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $71,311
Housing Affordability Index2 148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 365
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 264
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 -0.23% -0.6%
Households -0.12% -0.55%
Families -0.24% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Mosses, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mosses 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 # 309 47th
Population Density # 330 44th
Diversity Index # 466 20th
Median Household Income # 576 2nd
Per Capita Income # 575 2nd

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