Meridianville, Alabama

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Meridianville, Alabama
Census-designated place (CDP) & Unincorporated community
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°52′9″N 86°34′42″W / 34.86917°N 86.57833°W / 34.86917; -86.57833
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Area[1]
 • Total 15.6 sq mi (40.4 km2)
 • Land 15.5 sq mi (40.3 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 6,021
 • Density 262.2/sq mi (101.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35759
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-48112
GNIS feature ID 0122660

Meridianville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Madison County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census, the population of the community is 6,021.[2]

Geography[edit]

Meridianville is located at 34°52′10″N 86°34′42″W / 34.86944°N 86.57833°W / 34.86944; -86.57833 (34.869312, -86.578373).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 15.6 square miles (40 km2); 15.5 square miles (40 km2) of this is land, and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) is water.

Education[edit]

  • Lynn Fanning Elementary (K-5)

6-12 go to Meridianville Middle School and Hazel Green High School in nearby Hazel Green.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 1,403
1990 2,852 103.3%
2000 4,117 44.4%
2010 6,021 46.2%

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 4,117 people, 1,492 households, and 1,250 families residing in the community. The population density was 263.0 people per square mile (101.6/km²). There were 1,565 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.6/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 86.62% White, 9.40% Black or African American, 1.07% Native American, 0.73% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.19% from other races, and 1.94% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,492 households out of which 40.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.8% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.2% were non-families. 14.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.05.

In the community the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 9.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.1 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $54,766, and the median income for a family was $61,367. Males had a median income of $42,274 versus $29,241 for females. The per capita income for the community was $23,626. About 2.9% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 34°52′10″N 86°34′42″W / 34.869312°N 86.578373°W / 34.869312; -86.578373