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Wilton, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Wilton had a population of 670 as of July 1, 2019. Wilton ranks in the upper 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 Wilton is located at latitude 33.0787 and longitude -86.8817 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Wilton encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 397 feet.

The Town of Wilton (GNIS ID: 2406895) 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 Town of Wilton is located within Montevallo Division of Shelby County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Wilton: Birmingham Junction, Bismarck, Catoosa.

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Wilton, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Wilton, AL Housing Affordability Index is 217
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Wilton, AL Wealth Index is 40
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 670
Population in Households 666
Population in Familes 530
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density 700
Diversity Index1 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,850
Average Household Income $51,200
Per Capita Income $20,104
Wealth Index3 40

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $97,917
Housing Affordability Index2 217
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.75
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.27% 0.06%
Households -0.35% 0.08%
Families -1.73% -0.13%
Median Household Income   4.29%
Per Capita Income   4.25%

Wilton, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilton to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 372 37th
Population Density # 82 86th
Diversity Index # 68 89th
Median Household Income # 369 37th
Per Capita Income # 396 32nd

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