Argo, Alabama

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Argo, Alabama
Town
The City Building in Argo, Alabama
The City Building in Argo, Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°42′0″N 86°30′44″W / 33.70000°N 86.51222°W / 33.70000; -86.51222
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties St. Clair, Jefferson
Area
 • Total 12.3 sq mi (31.8 km2)
 • Land 12.2 sq mi (31.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 814 ft (248 m)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 4,175
 • Density 144.7/sq mi (56/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-02320
GNIS feature ID 0156000

Argo is a town in Jefferson and St. Clair Counties in the State of Alabama. At the 2010 census the population was 4,071.

Argo is located at 33°42′1″N 86°30′44″W / 33.70028°N 86.51222°W / 33.70028; -86.51222 (33.700210, -86.512357).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 12.3 square miles (32 km2), of which, 12.2 square miles (32 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it (0.81%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 930
2000 1,780 91.4%
2010 4,071 128.7%
Est. 2013 4,175 2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2013 Estimate[4]

2000 Census data[edit]

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,780 people, 664 households, and 501 families residing in the town. The population density is 146.3 people per square mile (56.5/km2). There were 726 housing units at an average density of 59.7 per square mile (23.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.82% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.06% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, and 0.84% from two or more races. 0.73% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 664 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.5% were married couples living together, 6.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.14.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.0% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 108.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $41,167, and the median income for a family was $53,088. Males had a median income of $33,875 versus $28,625 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,226. About 7.5% of families and 8.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 15.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 7, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°42′01″N 86°30′44″W / 33.70021°N 86.512357°W / 33.70021; -86.512357