Childersburg, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Childersburg, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Childersburg had a population of 5,074 as of July 1, 2018. Childersburg 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 Childersburg is located at latitude 33.2919 and longitude -86.3406 in Talladega County. The formal boundaries for the City of Childersburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.32 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 417 feet.

The City of Childersburg (GNIS ID: 2404048) 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 Childersburg is located within Childersburg Division of Talladega County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Childersburg: Childersburgh.

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


Total Population 5,074
Population in Households 5,074
Population in Familes 4,159
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 412
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $35,801
Average Household Income $48,129
Per Capita Income $19,504


Total Housing Units 2,372 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,488 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 561 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 323 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $115,221
Average Home Value $165,866


Total Households 2,049
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,369
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 -0.23% -0.47%
Households -0.23% -0.46%
Families -0.45% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Childersburg, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Childersburg 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 # 113 81st
Population Density # 181 69th
Diversity Index # 121 79th
Median Household Income # 391 33rd
Per Capita Income # 420 28th

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