Talladega, AL Profile: Facts & Data

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Talladega, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Talladega had a population of 15,179 as of July 1, 2018. Talladega 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 Talladega is located at latitude 33.4318 and longitude -86.0995 in Talladega County. The formal boundaries for the City of Talladega (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Talladega County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 554 feet.

The City of Talladega (GNIS ID: 2405562) 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 Talladega is located within Talladega Division of Talladega County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Talladega: Bride of the Mountain, Highland City, Taladega, Talatekah, Talladegee, Talladigger, Teledega, Telladega, Tulladega.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 15,179
Population in Households 13,239
Population in Familes 10,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,940
Population Density2 595
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,089
Average Household Income $45,193
Per Capita Income $18,148

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,815 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,735 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,108 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $94,985
Average Home Value $131,622
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,550
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 3,567
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.4% -0.51%
Households -0.38% -0.54%
Families -0.53% -0.7%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.0%

Talladega, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Talladega 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 # 41 93rd
Population Density # 106 82nd
Diversity Index # 45 92nd
Median Household Income # 488 16th
Per Capita Income # 489 16th

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