Hobson CDP, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Hobson CDP, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Hobson Census Designated Place had a population of 124 as of July 1, 2017. Hobson CDP 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 Hobson CDP is located at latitude 31.4887 and longitude -88.1509 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Hobson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Hobson Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628594) 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 Hobson Census Designated Place is located within Chatom Division of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hobson CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Hobson CDP, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 124
Daytime Population: Workers 1
Daytime Population: Residents 83
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 84
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 124
Population in Familes 107
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 42
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $57,404
Per Capita Income $22,379


Total Housing Units 54 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 41 (75.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (14.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 9.3%)
Median Home Value $91,071
Average Home Value $131,098


Total Households 49
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 34
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% -0.16%
Households 0.0% -0.41%
Families -1.16% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   1.19%

Hobson CDP, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hobson CDP to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 548 6th
Population Density # 553 5th
Diversity Index # 256 57th
Median Household Income # 123 79th
Per Capita Income # 225 61st

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