Alford, Florida

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Alford, Florida
Town
Location of Alford in Jackson County, Florida.
Location of Alford in Jackson County, Florida.
Coordinates: 30°41′41″N 85°23′35″W / 30.69472°N 85.39306°W / 30.69472; -85.39306Coordinates: 30°41′41″N 85°23′35″W / 30.69472°N 85.39306°W / 30.69472; -85.39306
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Jackson
Area[1]
 • Total 1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Land 1.05 sq mi (2.73 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation 148 ft (45 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 489
 • Estimate (2017)[2] 475
 • Density 450.24/sq mi (173.89/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 32420
Area code(s) 850
FIPS code 12-00625[3]
GNIS feature ID 0277741[4]

Alford is a town in Jackson County, Florida, United States. It is located in the Florida Panhandle near Marianna. The population was 489 at the 2010 census.[5]

In 2018, Hurricane Michael significantly damaged many buildings and residences in Alford. As of 15 October 2018, many residents were still without power, water, or access to roads.

Geography[edit]

Alford is located at 30°41′41″N 85°23′35″W / 30.69472°N 85.39306°W / 30.69472; -85.39306 (30.694794, -85.393119).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.53%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920207
19302216.8%
194028328.1%
195037532.5%
19603801.3%
19704025.8%
198054836.3%
1990472−13.9%
2000466−1.3%
20104894.9%
Est. 2017475[2]−2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census of 2010, there were 489 people and 202 households in the town.

The population was 48 percent male and 52 percent female. Twenty percent of the population was under 18 and 15.5 percent 65 or over. Ninety-three percent of the population was white and 4 percent Hispanic or Latino.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Sep 20, 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-01. Retrieved 2012-03-26.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.