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The City of Prichard had a population of 19,280 as of July 1, 2022. Prichard ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Prichard is located at latitude 30.7388 and longitude -88.0789 in Mobile County. The formal boundaries for the City of Prichard encompass a land area of 25.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Mobile County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Prichard 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 Prichard is located within Mobile Division of Mobile County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Prichard: Prichard Station.

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Prichard, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 19,280 (100%)
Population in Households 18,659 (96.8%)
Population in Families 15,476 (80.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 621 ( 3.2%)
Population Density 762
Diversity Index2 29
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,807
Average Household Income $47,918
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $18,586
Wealth Index5 35
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 8,912 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,362 (48.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,059 (34.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,492 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $87,835
Average Home Value $143,235
Housing Affordability Index3 186
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,420
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 4,998
Average Family Size 3.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population -0.10% -0.23%
Households -0.23% -0.14%
Families   -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.45%
Per Capita Income   3.34%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.07%

Prichard, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Prichard to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 33 95th
Population Density # 73 88th
Median Household Income # 541 9th
Housing Affordability Index # 357 60th
Per Capita Income # 567 5th
Diversity Index # 429 28th

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