Pinckard, Alabama

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Pinckard, Alabama
Town
Main Street in Pinckard, Alabama
Main Street in Pinckard, Alabama
Location in Dale County and the state of Alabama
Location in Dale County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°18′46″N 85°32′45″W / 31.31278°N 85.54583°W / 31.31278; -85.54583
Country United States
State Alabama
County Dale
Area
 • Total 5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2)
 • Land 5.3 sq mi (13.8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 348 ft (106 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 667
 • Density 125.8/sq mi (48.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36371
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-59832
GNIS feature ID 0152908

Pinckard is a town in Dale County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 667. It is part of the Ozark Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Pinckard is located at 31°18′46″N 85°32′45″W / 31.31278°N 85.54583°W / 31.31278; -85.54583 (31.312803, -85.545713).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.3 square miles (14 km2), of which, 5.3 square miles (14 km2) of it is land and 0.19% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 667 people, 270 households, and 197 families residing in the town. The population density was 125.0 people per square mile (48.2/km²). There were 287 housing units at an average density of 53.8 per square mile (20.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 78.56% White, 17.84% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 2.70% from two or more races. 3.15% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 270 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 101.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $41,176. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $18,036 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,214. About 5.9% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 31°18′46″N 85°32′45″W / 31.312803°N 85.545713°W / 31.312803; -85.545713