Excel, Alabama

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Excel, Alabama
Town
Location in Monroe County and the state of Alabama
Location in Monroe County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°25′38″N 87°20′26″W / 31.42722°N 87.34056°W / 31.42722; -87.34056
Country United States
State Alabama
County Monroe
Area
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 407 ft (124 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 723
 • Density 435/sq mi (168.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36439
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code 01-24880
GNIS feature ID 0151765
"The Spreadsheet City"

Excel is a town in Monroe County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 723.[1] The current mayor is Jenny Countryman.

Excel is the birthplace of former University of Alabama and Dallas Cowboys linebacker Lee Roy Jordan. Excel High School (3A) provides education for children in and around the town of Excel. Businesses within the town include Dollar General, post office, a "do-it-yourself" car wash, a laundromat, hardware store, a locally-run diner and one bank.

Geography[edit]

Excel is located at 31°25′38″N 87°20′26″W / 31.42722°N 87.34056°W / 31.42722; -87.34056 (31.427308, -87.340587).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 316
1960 313 −0.9%
1970 422 34.8%
1980 385 −8.8%
1990 571 48.3%
2000 582 1.9%
2010 723 24.2%
Est. 2013 697 −3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2013 Estimate[4]

As of the census of 2010, there were 723 people, 270 households, and 205 families residing in the town. The population density was 425.3 people per square mile (168.1/km2). There were 295 housing units at an average density of 173.5 per square mile (68.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 91.1% White, 5.0% Black or African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.1% some other race, and 2.4% from two or more races. 0.7% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[5]

There were 270 households out of which 41.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were headed by married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.4% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68, and the average family size was 3.11.[5]

In the town the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32.9 years. For every 100 females there were 91.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.5 males.[5]

For the period 2007-2011, the estimated median annual income for a household in the town was $34,667, and the median income for a family was $39,167. Male full-time workers had a median income of $40,000 versus $36,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,863. About 10.7% of families and 12.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 13.6% of those age 65 or over.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Excel town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Excel town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Selected Economic Characteristics: 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates (DP03): Excel town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 31°25′38″N 87°20′26″W / 31.427308°N 87.340587°W / 31.427308; -87.340587