Munford, Alabama

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Munford, Alabama
Town
Munford Town Hall
Munford Town Hall
Location in Talladega County and the state of Alabama
Location in Talladega County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°32′0″N 85°57′15″W / 33.53333°N 85.95417°W / 33.53333; -85.95417
Country United States
State Alabama
County Talladega
Area
 • Total 2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (5.7 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 640 ft (195 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,292
 • Density 590/sq mi (230/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36268
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-52848
GNIS feature ID 0160206

Munford is a town in Talladega County, Alabama, United States.[1] At the 2010 census the population was 1,292.[2] It is the location of what has been called the last battle of the Civil War east of the Mississippi, the Battle of Munford on April 23, 1865, being one week after the Battle of Columbus (April 16, 1865) in Georgia.

Geography[edit]

Munford is located at 33°32′1″N 85°57′15″W / 33.53361°N 85.95417°W / 33.53361; -85.95417 (33.533494, -85.954242).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all of it land.[2]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,292 people, 492 households, and 355 families residing in the town. The population density was 587.3 people per square mile (226.7/km²). There were 554 housing units at an average density of 251.8 per square mile (97.2/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.4% White, 15.6% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.1% some other race, and 1.3% from two or more races. 1.0% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.[4]

There were 492 households, out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.0% were headed by married couples living together, 17.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.3% were someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63, and the average family size was 3.11.[4]

In the town the population was spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 9.1% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37.1 years. For every 100 females there were 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.8 males.[4]

For the period 2007-2011, the estimated median annual income for a household in the town was $46,875, and the median income for a family was $50,278. Male full-time workers had a median income of $28,558 versus $25,809 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,964. About 24.5 of families and 19.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.8% of those under age 18 and 5.8% of those age 65 or over.[5]

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Coordinates: 33°32′01″N 85°57′15″W / 33.533494°N 85.954242°W / 33.533494; -85.954242