Glencoe, Alabama

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Glencoe, Alabama
City
Location in Etowah County and the state of Alabama
Location in Etowah County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°57′11″N 85°56′9″W / 33.95306°N 85.93583°W / 33.95306; -85.93583
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Etowah, Calhoun
Area
 • Total 17.0 sq mi (44.1 km2)
 • Land 16.9 sq mi (43.9 km2)
 • Water 0.08 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,160
 • Density 305/sq mi (117.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35905
Area code 256
FIPS code 01-29992
GNIS feature ID 0119032
Website www.cityofglencoe.net

Glencoe (local pronunciation "Glin-ko") is a city in Calhoun and Etowah counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is part of the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 5,160 at the 2010 census.[1]

Geography[edit]

Glencoe is located at 33°57'11.333" North, 85°56'9.125" West (33.953148, -85.935868).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.0 square miles (44.1 km2), of which 16.9 square miles (43.9 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2), or 0.49%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 5,152 people, 2,000 households, and 1,526 families residing in the city. The population density was 320.6 people per square mile (123.8/km²). There were 2,132 housing units at an average density of 132.7 per square mile (51.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.93% White, 1.73% Black or African American, 0.29% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 0.35% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,000 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.7% were married couples living together, 9.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.8% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the city the age distribution of the population shows 22.2% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.7% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 92.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $38,385, and the median income for a family was $46,283. Males had a median income of $31,893 versus $26,652 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,577. About 4.9% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 7.2% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Glencoe city, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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Coordinates: 33°57′11″N 85°56′09″W / 33.953148°N 85.935868°W / 33.953148; -85.935868