Boligee, Alabama

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Boligee, Alabama
The U.S. Post Office in Boligee, Alabama
The U.S. Post Office in Boligee, Alabama
Location in Greene County and the state of Alabama
Location in Greene County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°45′49″N 88°1′33″W / 32.76361°N 88.02583°W / 32.76361; -88.02583
Country United States
State Alabama
County Greene
 • Total 4 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Land 4 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 121 ft (37 m)
Population (2009)[1]
 • Total 331
 • Density 92.3/sq mi (36.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35443
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-08104
GNIS feature ID 0114691

Boligee is a town in Greene County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 369. Boligee has one site listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Boligee Hill.[2]


Boligee is located at 32°45′50″N 88°1′33″W / 32.76389°N 88.02583°W / 32.76389; -88.02583 (32.763768, -88.025968).[3]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 369 people, 150 households, and 105 families residing in the town. The population density was 93.3 people per square mile (36.0/km2). There were 179 housing units at an average density of 45.2 per square mile (17.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 10.57% White, 88.89% Black or African American, and 0.54% from two or more races. 1.90% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 150 households out of which 44.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.0% were married couples living together, 41.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.0% were non-families. 27.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the town the population was spread out with 35.2% under the age of 18, 14.6% from 18 to 24, 19.8% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 11.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 69.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 60.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $15,000, and the median income for a family was $16,146. Males had a median income of $23,750 versus $21,000 for females. The per capita income for the town was $7,909. About 41.4% of families and 44.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 63.3% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 32°45′50″N 88°01′33″W / 32.763768°N 88.025968°W / 32.763768; -88.025968