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Our Town, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Our Town Census Designated Place had a population of 641 as of July 1, 2019. Our Town ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Our Town is located at latitude 32.8282 and longitude -85.9619 in Tallapoosa County. The formal boundaries for the Our Town Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Tallapoosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The Our Town Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582692) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Our Town Census Designated Place is located within Alexander City Division of Tallapoosa County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Our Town: Ourtown.

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Our Town, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Our Town, AL Housing Affordability Index is 188
State of Alabama Housing Affordability Index is 174
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Our Town, AL Wealth Index is 116
State of Alabama Wealth Index is 73
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 641 (100%)
Population in Households 641 (100.0%)
Population in Families 534 (83.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 54
Diversity Index2 27
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,508
Average Household Income $76,929
Per Capita Income $32,595
Wealth Index4 116

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 187 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (20.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (21.9%)
Median Home Value $142,045
Housing Affordability Index3 188
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 180
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.0% -0.22%
Households 0.04% -0.16%
Families -0.47% -0.34%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

Our Town, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Our Town to the other 585 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 380 35th
Population Density # 542 8th
Diversity Index # 395 33rd
Median Household Income # 211 64th
Per Capita Income # 50 92nd

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