Eldridge, Alabama

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Eldridge, Alabama
Location in Walker County and the state of Alabama
Location in Walker County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°55′11″N 87°37′16″W / 33.91972°N 87.62111°W / 33.91972; -87.62111Coordinates: 33°55′11″N 87°37′16″W / 33.91972°N 87.62111°W / 33.91972; -87.62111
Country United States
State Alabama
County Walker
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 184
 • Density 262.9/sq mi (102.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35554
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-23344
GNIS feature ID 0117914

Eldridge is a town in Walker County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 184.


Eldridge is located at 33°55′11″N 87°37′16″W / 33.919774°N 87.621138°W / 33.919774; -87.621138.[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.7 square miles (1.8 km2), all land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 184 people, 69 households, and 52 families residing in the town. The population density was 262.9 people per square mile (101.5/km2). There were 79 housing units at an average density of 112.9 per square mile (43.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 95.65% White and 4.35% Black or African American. 2.17% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 69 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 15.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% were non-families. 24.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.71.

In the town the population was spread out with 28.8% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 22.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 84.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 65.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $30,250, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $24,167 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,227. About 5.5% of families and 13.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 29.2% of those under the age of eighteen and 11.1% of those sixty five or over.

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  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.