Gurley, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gurley, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Gurley had a population of 825 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gurley: Gurleysville.

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Gurley, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 825
Population in Households 825
Population in Familes 680
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 235
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $38,549
Average Household Income $60,049
Per Capita Income $24,778


Total Housing Units 389 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (50.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $133,333
Average Home Value $198,469


Total Households 332
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 223
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.36% 0.55%
Households 0.45% 0.6%
Families 0.5% 0.44%
Median Household Income   3.81%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

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, 2018 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 # 337 42nd
Population Density # 296 49th
Diversity Index # 226 61st
Median Household Income # 320 45th
Per Capita Income # 148 75th

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