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Gurley, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gurley had a population of 809 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Gurley is located at latitude 34.7025 and longitude -86.3743 in Madison County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gurley (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madison County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Town of Gurley (GNIS ID: 2406631) 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 Gurley is located within Gurley Division of Madison County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gurley 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 Gurley: Gurleysville.

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


Total Population 809
Daytime Population: Workers 229
Daytime Population: Residents 501
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 730
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.90
Population in Households 809
Population in Familes 669
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 230
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $37,678
Average Household Income $53,742
Per Capita Income $22,205


Total Housing Units 379 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 190 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 135 (35.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $119,565
Average Home Value $183,158


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 218
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 0.14% 0.42%
Households 0.21% 0.37%
Families 0.26% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.61%

Gurley, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gurley 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 # 338 42nd
Population Density # 297 49th
Diversity Index # 233 60th
Median Household Income # 325 44th
Per Capita Income # 234 60th

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