Priceville, Alabama

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Priceville, Alabama
Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Location in Morgan County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°31′16″N 86°52′47″W / 34.52111°N 86.87972°W / 34.52111; -86.87972
Country United States
State Alabama
County Morgan
 • Total 5.2 sq mi (13.4 km2)
 • Land 5.2 sq mi (13.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 620 ft (189 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,631
 • Density 313.7/sq mi (121.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-62472
GNIS feature ID 0156935

Priceville is the third largest municipality in Morgan County, Alabama, and is included in the Decatur Metropolitan Area, as well as the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2006 census estimate, the population of the town is 2,380. The 2010 census counted a population of 2,658.


Priceville is located at 34°31′16″N 86°52′47″W / 34.52111°N 86.87972°W / 34.52111; -86.87972 (34.521001, -86.879678)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13 km2).


As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 2,658 people, 620 households, and 518 families residing in the town. The population density was 316.2 people per square mile (122.0/km²). There were 637 housing units at an average density of 123.5 per square mile (47.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.89% White, 2.27% Black or African American, 0.67% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.55% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. 1.23% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 620 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 73.2% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.3% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.9% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 11.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $51,875, and the median income for a family was $55,885. Males had a median income of $37,679 versus $28,750 for females. The per capita income for the town was $22,056. About 2.2% of families and 5.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 34°31′16″N 86°52′47″W / 34.521001°N 86.879678°W / 34.521001; -86.879678