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The Town of Daviston had a population of 178 as of July 1, 2022. Daviston ranks in the lower 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 Daviston is located at latitude 33.0529 and longitude -85.6397 in Tallapoosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Daviston encompass a land area of 9.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Tallapoosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 761 feet.

The Town of Daviston 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 Daviston is located within New Site Division of Tallapoosa County.

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Daviston, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 178 (100%)
Population in Households 178 (100.0%)
Population in Families 150 (84.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 20
Diversity Index2 26


Median Household Income $47,953
Average Household Income $73,295
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $32,177
Wealth Index5 59


Total HU (Housing Units) 101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65 (64.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 9.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (25.7%)
Median Home Value $160,417
Average Home Value $225,769
Housing Affordability Index3 157


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 52
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. 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.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. 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.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.02% 0.77%
Households 1.83% 0.79%
Families   0.76%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   3.40%
Owner Occupied HU   0.61%

Daviston, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Daviston to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 517 13th
Population Density # 584 2nd
Median Household Income # 327 45th
Housing Affordability Index # 198 33rd
Per Capita Income # 163 73rd
Diversity Index # 454 24th

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