|Jackson County and the state of Alabama|
|• Total||2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)|
|• Land||2.3 sq mi (5.9 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,709 ft (521 m)|
|• Density||137/sq mi (53.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0156510|
Hytop is located at .(34.904816, -86.086634)
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 315 people, 124 households, and 108 families residing in the town. The population density was 139.5 people per square mile (53.8/km²). There were 139 housing units at an average density of 61.5 per square mile (23.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.19% White, 1.27% Native American, and 2.54% from two or more races. 0.32% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 124 households out of which 37.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 76.6% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.1% were non-families. 10.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.72.
In the town the population was spread out with 23.8% under the age of 18, 9.2% from 18 to 24, 34.9% from 25 to 44, 24.4% from 45 to 64, and 7.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.5 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $34,306, and the median income for a family was $34,821. Males had a median income of $29,107 versus $19,286 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,093. None of the families and none of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and none of those over 64.
The National Weather Service has a radar site in Hytop.