Yellow Bluff, Alabama

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Yellow Bluff, Alabama
Location in Wilcox County and the state of Alabama
Location in Wilcox County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°57′36″N 87°28′56″W / 31.96000°N 87.48222°W / 31.96000; -87.48222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Wilcox
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 102 ft (31 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 181
 • Density 362/sq mi (129.3/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 01-83976
GNIS feature ID 0157287

Yellow Bluff is a town in Wilcox County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 181.


Yellow Bluff is located at 31°57′36″N 87°28′56″W / 31.96000°N 87.48222°W / 31.96000; -87.48222 (31.959922, -87.482175).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2), all land.

Its altitude is 31 m above sea level.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 181 people, 67 households, and 48 families residing in the town. The population density was 334.5 people per square mile (129.4/km²). There were 73 housing units at an average density of 134.9 per square mile (52.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 92.82% Black or African American, 5.52% White, 1.10% Native American, and 0.55% from two or more races. 1.10% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 67 households out of which 34.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 28.4% were married couples living together, 41.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.9% were non-families. 26.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the town the population was spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 32.0% from 25 to 44, 14.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 77.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 64.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $11,389, and the median income for a family was $13,125. Males had a median income of $68,750 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $9,322. About 43.4% of families and 47.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 50.0% of those under the age of eighteen and 58.3% of those sixty five 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: 31°57′36″N 87°28′56″W / 31.959922°N 87.482175°W / 31.959922; -87.482175