Tallapoosa County AL Information


Tallapoosa County Subdivisions

Tallapoosa County AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,942
Daytime Population: Workers 15,388
Daytime Population: Residents 23,573
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,961
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 40,366
Population in Familes 33,322
Population in Group Qrtrs 576
Population Density2 57
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $38,108
Average Household Income $54,376
Per Capita Income $22,593


Total Housing Units 22,614 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11,797 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,036 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,781 (25.6%)
Median Home Value $115,630
Average Home Value $185,460


Total Households 16,833
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 11,481
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 -0.22% -0.58%
Households -0.12% -0.52%
Families -0.33% -0.65%
Median Household Income   0.16%
Per Capita Income   1.22%


Tallapoosa County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tallapoosa County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 31 55th
Population Density # 30 57th
Diversity Index # 28 60th
Median Household Income # 32 54th
Per Capita Income # 22 69th

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