Vina, Alabama

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Vina, Alabama
Town
Location in Franklin County and the state of Alabama
Location in Franklin County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°22′30″N 88°3′13″W / 34.37500°N 88.05361°W / 34.37500; -88.05361
Country United States
State Alabama
County Franklin
Area
 • Total 4 sq mi (10.3 km2)
 • Land 4 sq mi (10.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 682 ft (208 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 400
 • Density 100/sq mi (38.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35593
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-78984
GNIS feature ID 0153851

Vina is a town in Franklin County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 400.

Carl Elliott, the representative of Alabama's 7th congressional district from 1949 to 1965, graduated in 1929 from Vina High School.

Geography[edit]

Vina is located at 34°22′30″N 88°3′13″W / 34.37500°N 88.05361°W / 34.37500; -88.05361 (34.374874, -88.053498).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 400 people, 155 households, and 110 families residing in the town. The population density was 100.2 people per square mile (38.7/km²). There were 188 housing units at an average density of 47.1 per square mile (18.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.50% White, 0.50% Black or African American, 0.25% from other races, and 1.75% from two or more races. 1.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 155 households out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.9% were married couples living together, 21.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.0% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town the population was spread out with 31.8% under the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 27.3% from 25 to 44, 22.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $18,594, and the median income for a family was $20,625. Males had a median income of $23,000 versus $19,444 for females. The per capita income for the town was $10,662. About 46.1% of families and 47.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 69.3% of those under age 18 and 52.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°22′30″N 88°03′13″W / 34.374874°N 88.053498°W / 34.374874; -88.053498