Eva, Alabama

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Eva, Alabama
Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°19′30″N 86°44′51″W / 34.32500°N 86.74750°W / 34.32500; -86.74750
Country United States
State Alabama
County Morgan
 • Total 2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Land 2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,122 ft (342 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 491
 • Density 169.3/sq mi (64.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35621
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-24688
GNIS feature ID 0118060

Eva is a town in Morgan County, Alabama, and is included in the Decatur Metropolitan Area, as well as the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 491.


Eva is located at 34°19′31″N 86°44′52″W / 34.32528°N 86.74778°W / 34.32528; -86.74778 (34.325209, -86.747722).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), all of it land. According to City-Data.com, there are 244 males and 237 females living within the city limits.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 491 people, 194 households, and 152 families residing in the town. The population density was 168.0 people per square mile (64.9/km2). There were 213 housing units at an average density of 72.9 per square mile (28.2/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 98.37% White, 0.20% Native American, and 1.43% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 194 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 68.0% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.6% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the town the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.9% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 14.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 98.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $38,958, and the median income for a family was $45,781. Males had a median income of $32,159 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,069. About 7.2% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 13.2% of those age 65 or over.


Coordinates: 34°19′31″N 86°44′52″W / 34.325209°N 86.747722°W / 34.325209; -86.747722