Steele, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Steele, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Steele had a population of 1,025 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Steele is located at latitude 33.9414 and longitude -86.1921 in St. Clair County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Steele (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. St. Clair County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 581 feet.

The Town of Steele (GNIS ID: 2406664) 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 Steele is located within Ashville Division of St. Clair County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Steele: Steeles Depot, Steels Depot, Steels Station.

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Steele, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,025
Population in Households 1,025
Population in Familes 865
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 153
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $43,326
Average Household Income $55,029
Per Capita Income $22,407


Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (71.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 78 (15.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $98,504
Average Home Value $134,117


Total Households 430
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 304
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.21% 0.08%
Households -0.08% 0.09%
Families -0.16% -0.07%
Median Household Income   3.86%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Steele, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Steele to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 304 48th
Population Density # 396 32nd
Diversity Index # 419 28th
Median Household Income # 223 62nd
Per Capita Income # 266 54th

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