Sterrett, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Sterrett, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Sterrett Census Designated Place had a population of 764 as of July 1, 2017. Sterrett ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Sterrett is located at latitude 33.4422 and longitude -86.461 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Sterrett Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.65 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Sterrett Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582702) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Sterrett Census Designated Place is located within Chelsea Division of Shelby County.

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


Total Population 764
Daytime Population: Workers 47
Daytime Population: Residents 474
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 521
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 763
Population in Familes 641
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $52,107
Average Household Income $65,807
Per Capita Income $27,124


Total Housing Units 392 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 267 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 46 (11.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $114,706
Average Home Value $145,989


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 222
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 0.98% 1.2%
Households 0.91% 1.12%
Families 0.7% 1.06%
Median Household Income   3.04%
Per Capita Income   3.58%

Sterrett, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sterrett 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 # 347 40th
Population Density # 561 3rd
Diversity Index # 538 7th
Median Household Income # 96 84th
Per Capita Income # 68 88th

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