Onycha, Alabama

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Onycha, Alabama
Town
Location in Covington County and the state of Alabama
Location in Covington County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°13′17″N 86°16′40″W / 31.22139°N 86.27778°W / 31.22139; -86.27778
Country United States
State Alabama
County Covington
Area
 • Total 0.80 sq mi (2.08 km2)
 • Land 0.79 sq mi (2.05 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 318 ft (97 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 184
 • Density 232/sq mi (89.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-57024
GNIS feature ID 0160317

Onycha is a town in Covington County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 184.[1]

Geography[edit]

Onycha is located in eastern Covington County at 31°13′17″N 86°16′40″W / 31.22139°N 86.27778°W / 31.22139; -86.27778 (31.221515, -86.277694).[2] According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.81 square miles (2.1 km2), of which 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 1.18%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 208 people, 96 households, and 64 families residing in the town. The population density was 249.1 people per square mile (95.6/km²). There were 113 housing units at an average density of 135.3 per square mile (51.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 99.04% White and 0.96% Native American. 0.48% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 96 households out of which 19.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 7.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.3% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.72.

In the town the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 29.8% from 45 to 64, and 16.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 103.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 108.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $17,500, and the median income for a family was $29,688. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $12,143 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,530. About 11.5% of families and 15.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 8.1% of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Onycha town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 31°13′17″N 86°16′40″W / 31.221515°N 86.277694°W / 31.221515; -86.277694