West End-Cobb Town, Alabama

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West End-Cobb Town, Alabama
Census-designated place
Location of West End-Cobb Town, Alabama
Location of West End-Cobb Town, Alabama
Coordinates: 33°39′3″N 85°52′10″W / 33.65083°N 85.86944°W / 33.65083; -85.86944
Country United States
State Alabama
County Calhoun
Area
 • Total 4.15 sq mi (10.75 km2)
 • Land 4.15 sq mi (10.74 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,465
 • Density 322.7/sq mi (124.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-81084

West End-Cobb Town is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community in Calhoun County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 3,465.[1] It is included in the Anniston-Oxford Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

West End-Cobb Town is located in southern Calhoun County at 33°39′3″N 85°52′10″W / 33.65083°N 85.86944°W / 33.65083; -85.86944 (33.650903, -85.869487).[2] It is bordered to the east and south by the city of Anniston.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.15 square miles (10.75 km2), of which 0.004 square miles (0.01 km2), or 0.06%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 3,228
1960 5,485 69.9%
1970 5,515 0.5%
1980 5,189 −5.9%
1990 4,034 −22.3%
2000 3,924 −2.7%
2010 3,465 −11.7%
source:[3][4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 3,924 people, 1,646 households, and 1,120 families residing in the community. The population density was 951.5 people per square mile (367.7/km²). There were 1,861 housing units at an average density of 451.3 per square mile (174.4/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 77.70% White, 20.01% Black or African American, 0.61% Native American, 0.05% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 1.30% from two or more races. 0.89% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 1,646 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.8% were married couples living together, 17.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.9% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the community the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 90.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.2 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $22,418, and the median income for a family was $28,544. Males had a median income of $25,955 versus $18,608 for females. The per capita income for the community was $13,067. About 15.3% of families and 18.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.8% of those under age 18 and 18.8% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): West End-Cobb Town CDP, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 2, 2014. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-08-07. 
  4. ^ Census area returned as West End Anniston-Cobb Town in 1950.
  5. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 33°39′03″N 85°52′10″W / 33.650903°N 85.869487°W / 33.650903; -85.869487