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The Town of Mosses had a population of 830 as of July 1, 2022. 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 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, 2022)


Total Population 830 (100%)
Population in Households 830 (100.0%)
Population in Families 721 (86.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 175
Diversity Index2 12


Median Household Income $23,970
Average Household Income $42,740
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $17,918
Wealth Index5 28


Total HU (Housing Units) 366 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 199 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (35.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $88,158
Average Home Value $138,625
Housing Affordability Index3 141


Total Households 330
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 236
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 -0.21% -1.08%
Households -0.13% -0.74%
Families   -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.39%
Per Capita Income   4.10%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.51%

Mosses, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mosses 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 # 336 44th
Population Density # 362 39th
Median Household Income # 578 3rd
Housing Affordability Index # 140 24th
Per Capita Income # 573 4th
Diversity Index # 586 1st

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