Glen Allen, Alabama

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Glen Allen, Alabama
Location in Fayette County and the state of Alabama
Location in Fayette County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°53′58″N 87°43′49″W / 33.89944°N 87.73028°W / 33.89944; -87.73028
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Fayette, Marion
 • Total 5.4 sq mi (13.9 km2)
 • Land 5.4 sq mi (13.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 600 ft (183 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 510
 • Density 81.9/sq mi (31.8/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35559
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-29944
GNIS feature ID 0155077

Glen Allen is a town located one mile south of exit 34 on Interstate 22 in Fayette and Marion counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. The town incorporated in May 1959.[1] At the 2010 census the population was 510. Glen Allen is well positioned along the BNSF railway and Interstate 22 to provide easy access to multiple expanding industries. The well-equipped six-county regional workforce is substantial enough to accommodate the needs of mid to large grade employers.


Glen Allen is located at 33°53′58″N 87°43′49″W / 33.89944°N 87.73028°W / 33.89944; -87.73028 (33.899470, -87.730388).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.4 square miles (14 km2), of which 5.4 square miles (14 km2) is land and 0.19% is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 131
1970 276 110.7%
1980 312 13.0%
1990 350 12.2%
2000 442 26.3%
2010 510 15.4%
Est. 2014 601 [3] 17.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2013 Estimate[5]

As of the census[6] of 2010 there were 510 people, 377 households, and 327 families residing in the town. The population density was 82.2 people per square mile (31.7/km²). There were 215 housing units at an average density of 40.0 per square mile (15.4/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 83.03% White, 15.61% Black or African American, 0.68% Asian, 0.45% from other races, and 0.23% from two or more races. 1.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 377 households out of which 32.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.1% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 27.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.2% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 27.1% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 10.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 91.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,827, and the median income for a family was $36,875. Males had a median income of $24,531 versus $19,063 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,877. About 12.6% of families and 19.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 21.5% of those under age 18 and 11.3% of those age 65 or over.


Hubbertville School, a PK-12 unit school is located in the southern portion of the town.


The town is governed by a mayor and city council. The corporate limits of Glen Allen include the communities of Hubbertville and Bazemore.


Coordinates: 33°53′58″N 87°43′49″W / 33.89947°N 87.730388°W / 33.89947; -87.730388