Pine Apple, Alabama

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Pine Apple, Alabama
Location in Wilcox County and the state of Alabama
Location in Wilcox County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°52′4″N 86°59′15″W / 31.86778°N 86.98750°W / 31.86778; -86.98750
Country United States
State Alabama
County Wilcox
 • Total 3.1 sq mi (8 km2)
 • Land 3.1 sq mi (8 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 302 ft (92 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 145
 • Density 46.8/sq mi (18.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36768
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code 01-59880
GNIS feature ID 0152909

Pine Apple is a town in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 145. It has two places on the National Register of Historic Places, the Hawthorne House and the Pine Apple Historic District.[1]



Pine Apple is located at 31°52′4″N 86°59′15″W / 31.86778°N 86.98750°W / 31.86778; -86.98750 (31.867882, -86.987624)[2].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2), all land.


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 145 people, 65 households, and 44 families residing in the town. The population density was 46.8 people per square mile (18.1/km²). There were 101 housing units at an average density of 32.6 per square mile (12.6/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 62.76% White, 36.55% Black or African American, and 0.69% from two or more races.

There were 65 households out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.4% were married couples living together, 10.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.3% were non-families. 32.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.23 and the average family size was 2.82.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 4.1% from 18 to 24, 22.8% from 25 to 44, 22.8% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 81.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $35,625, and the median income for a family was $44,583. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $30,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,876. There were 7.7% of families and 15.8% of the population living below the poverty line, including 35.9% of under eighteens and 14.3% of those over 64.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  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°52′04″N 86°59′15″W / 31.867882°N 86.987624°W / 31.867882; -86.987624