Location in Blount County and the state of Alabama
|• Total||5.3 sq mi (13.7 km2)|
|• Land||5.3 sq mi (13.6 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||791 ft (241 m)|
|• Density||154.6/sq mi (61.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0127070|
Snead is located in northeastern Blount County at 34°6'57.492" North, 86°23'29.443" West (34.115970, -86.391512). The town is centered around the crossroads of U.S. Route 278 and Alabama State Route 75. US-278 leads east 26 miles (42 km) to Gadsden and west 27 miles (43 km) to Cullman. Highway 75 leads northeast 15 miles (24 km) to Albertville and 14 miles (23 km) southwest to Oneonta, the Blount County seat.
The town is bordered to the northeast by the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River.
As of the census of 2010, there were 835 people, 374 households, and 233 families residing in the town. The population density was 154.6 people per square mile (58.8/km²). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 76.85 per square mile (29.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 96.8% White, 0.1% Asian, 0.1% African American (U.S. Census), 0.5% Native American (U.S. Census), 0.8% from some other race, and 1.7% from two or more races. 1.8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 374 households out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.9% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.7% were non-families. 35.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.8% 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 2.9.
In the town the age distribution of the population shows 22.6% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 22.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43.8 years. For every 100 females there were 85.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.4 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $36,029, and the median income for a family was $41,563. Males had a median income of $23,558 versus $13,799 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,891. About 9.8% of families and 15.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.8% of those under age 18 and 20.2% of those age 65 or over.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Snead town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved September 18, 2013.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.