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Guntersville, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Guntersville had a population of 8,190 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Guntersville is located at latitude 34.3679 and longitude -86.2523 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the City of Guntersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.39 sq. miles and a water area of 17.03 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 636 feet.

The City of Guntersville (GNIS ID: 2403774) 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 City of Guntersville is located within Guntersville Division of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Guntersville 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 Guntersville: Creek Path, Gunters Ferry, Gunters Landing, Gunters Village, Helican, Helicon, Kusa-Nunahi, Kusanunnahi, Marshall, White House, Wyeth City.

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


Total Population 8,190
Daytime Population: Workers 10,691
Daytime Population: Residents 4,763
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,454
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.89
Population in Households 7,895
Population in Familes 6,349
Population in Group Qrtrs 295
Population Density2 323
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $37,263
Average Household Income $57,048
Per Capita Income $24,345


Total Housing Units 3,889 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,115 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,273 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 501 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $165,591
Average Home Value $208,578


Total Households 3,388
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 2,187
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 -0.01% 0.01%
Households 0.0% 0.03%
Families 0.13% -0.13%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.09%

Guntersville, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guntersville 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 # 80 86th
Population Density # 220 62nd
Diversity Index # 245 58th
Median Household Income # 332 43rd
Per Capita Income # 138 76th

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