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Creola, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Creola had a population of 1,943 as of July 1, 2017. Creola ranks in the upper 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 Creola is located at latitude 30.8743 and longitude -88.0094 in Mobile County. The formal boundaries for the City of Creola (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.92 sq. miles. Mobile County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Creola (GNIS ID: 2404149) 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 Creola is located within Mobile Division of Mobile County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Creola 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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Creola, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,943
Daytime Population: Workers 760
Daytime Population: Residents 1,178
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,938
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 1,943
Population in Familes 1,625
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 137
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $41,658
Average Household Income $54,538
Per Capita Income $20,659


Total Housing Units 777 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 503 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 199 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $128,516
Average Home Value $187,600


Total Households 702
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 506
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 0.12% 0.14%
Households 0.2% 0.2%
Families -0.35% 0.04%
Median Household Income   3.59%
Per Capita Income   2.83%

Creola, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Creola 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 # 224 62nd
Population Density # 413 29th
Diversity Index # 126 78th
Median Household Income # 226 61st
Per Capita Income # 313 46th

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