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Citronelle, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Citronelle had a population of 3,960 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Citronelle is located at latitude 31.0973 and longitude -88.2498 in Mobile County. The formal boundaries for the City of Citronelle (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0.28 sq. miles. Mobile County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 308 feet.

The City of Citronelle (GNIS ID: 2404051) 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 Citronelle is located within Citronelle Division of Mobile County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Citronelle population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 3,960
Daytime Population: Workers 1,493
Daytime Population: Residents 2,386
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,879
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 3,901
Population in Familes 3,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 59
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $49,024
Average Household Income $60,807
Per Capita Income $22,630


Total Housing Units 1,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,024 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 446 (26.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $125,422
Average Home Value $145,528


Total Households 1,470
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 1,069
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 0.18% 0.16%
Households 0.24% 0.26%
Families 0.22% 0.11%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Citronelle, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Citronelle 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 # 139 76th
Population Density # 396 32nd
Diversity Index # 157 73rd
Median Household Income # 133 77th
Per Capita Income # 204 65th

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