Hollywood, Alabama

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This article is about the town in Jackson County, Alabama. For the subdivision of Homewood, Alabama, see Hollywood, Homewood, Alabama.
Hollywood, Alabama
Location in Jackson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jackson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°43′1″N 85°57′56″W / 34.71694°N 85.96556°W / 34.71694; -85.96556
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jackson
 • Total 8.9 sq mi (23.1 km2)
 • Land 8.9 sq mi (23.1 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 627 ft (191 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 950
 • Density 106.7/sq mi (41.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35752
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-35632
GNIS feature ID 0120286

Hollywood is a town in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 950. The town is the site of the Tennessee Valley Authority's never-completed Bellefonte Nuclear Generating Station.


Hollywood is located at 34°43′1″N 85°57′56″W / 34.71694°N 85.96556°W / 34.71694; -85.96556 (34.716960, -85.965689).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.9 square miles (23 km2), of which, 8.9 square miles (23 km2) of it is land and 0.11% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 950 people, 375 households, and 265 families residing in the town. The population density was 106.6 people per square mile (41.2/km²). There were 404 housing units at an average density of 45.3 per square mile (17.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 80.63% White, 16.32% Black or African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.11% from other races, and 2.63% from two or more races. 0.42% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 375 households, out of which 32.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.2% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.1% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% 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 3.03.

The town's population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 31.8% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $34,306. Males had a median income of $26,667 versus $21,563 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,498. About 6.8% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 10.6% of those age 65 or over.

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Coordinates: 34°43′01″N 85°57′56″W / 34.71696°N 85.965689°W / 34.71696; -85.965689