Midfield, Alabama

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Midfield
town
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°27′21″N 86°55′37″W / 33.45583°N 86.92694°W / 33.45583; -86.92694
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Land 2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 512 ft (156 m)
Population (2013)[1]
 • Total 5,284
 • Density 2,163.8/sq mi (839.7/km2)
Time zone Central Time Zone (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35228
Area code(s) Area code 205
FIPS code 01-48376
GNIS feature ID 0122701

Midfield is a town in Jefferson County, Alabama. It is south of from the Birmingham suburb of Fairfield. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 5,365 people.

Geography[edit]

Midfield is located at 33°27′21″N 86°55′37″W / 33.45583°N 86.92694°W / 33.45583; -86.92694 (33.455874, -86.927044).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this town has a total area of about 2.6 square miles (6.7 km2), all of it dry land.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 3,556
1970 6,621 86.2%
1980 6,536 −1.3%
1990 5,559 −14.9%
2000 5,626 1.2%
2010 5,365 −4.6%
Est. 2013 5,284 −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]
2013 Estimate[4]

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,626 people, 2,186 households, and 1,532 families residing in this town. The population density was 2,167.1 people per square mile (835.5/km²). There were 2,393 housing units at an average density of 921.8 per square mile (355.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 39.28% White, 59.49% Black or African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.57% from two or more races. 0.14% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 2,186 households out of which 36.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.4% were married couples living together, 21.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.9% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 3.13.

In the town the population was distributed with 28.8% under the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 30.8% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 85.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $31,378, and the median income for a family was $36,281. Males had a median income of $30,087 versus $25,386 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,729. About 12.4% of families and 16.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.1% of those under age 18 and 7.7% of those age 65 or over. A place to go in midfield is Wilkes Road.

Notable native[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-07. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ United States Census Bureau. "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved August 10, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 7, 2014. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°27′21″N 86°55′37″W / 33.455874°N 86.927044°W / 33.455874; -86.927044