Coffee Springs, Alabama

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Coffee Springs, Alabama
Welcome sign in Coffee Springs
Welcome sign in Coffee Springs
Location in Geneva County and the state of Alabama
Location in Geneva County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°10′0″N 85°54′38″W / 31.16667°N 85.91056°W / 31.16667; -85.91056
Country United States
State Alabama
County Geneva
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Land 0.8 sq mi (2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 213 ft (65 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 251
 • Density 313.8/sq mi (125.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36318
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-16240
GNIS feature ID 0116355

Coffee Springs is a town in Geneva County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2000 census the population was 251.


Coffee Springs is located at 31°10′0″N 85°54′38″W / 31.16667°N 85.91056°W / 31.16667; -85.91056 (31.166736, -85.910634)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), of which, 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2) of it is land and 1.25% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 251 people, 108 households, and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 320.3 people per square mile (124.2/km2). There were 128 housing units at an average density of 163.3 per square mile (63.4/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 93.23% White, 3.98% Black or African American, and 2.79% from two or more races.

There were 108 households out of which 17.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.4% were married couples living together, 12.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.6% were non-families. 24.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the town the population was spread out with 16.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 18.3% from 25 to 44, 36.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 78.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 77.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,477, and the median income for a family was $30,000. Males had a median income of $28,750 versus $15,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,393. About 13.8% of families and 17.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.4% of those under the age of eighteen and 25.3% of those sixty five or over.


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Coffee Springs has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps. [3]

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Coordinates: 31°10′00″N 85°54′38″W / 31.166736°N 85.910634°W / 31.166736; -85.910634