New Brockton, Alabama
|New Brockton, Alabama|
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
|• Total||8.00 sq mi (20.72 km2)|
|• Land||7.98 sq mi (20.68 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)|
|Elevation||459 ft (140 m)|
|• Density||143/sq mi (55.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0152611|
New Brockton is part of the Enterprise Micropolitan Statistical Area.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,250 people, 465 households, and 336 families residing in the town. The population density was 156.5 people per square mile (60.4/km²). There were 555 housing units at an average density of 69.5 per square mile (26.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.36% White, 26.64% Black or African American, 2.80% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 465 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the town the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $24,032, and the median income for a family was $26,914. Males had a median income of $26,711 versus $20,417 for females.
- John W. Brock, United States Navy officer who received the Navy Cross posthumously for his actions in combat during World War II
- Jan Crouch, co-founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network
- Don Helms, pedal steel guitar player in Hank Williams' Drifting Cowboys
- Wayne Mixson, 39th Governor of Florida
- Abdul Salaam, former defensive tackle for the New York Jets
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