New Brockton, Alabama

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New Brockton, Alabama
Town
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.38111°N 85.92444°W / 31.38111; -85.92444
Country United States
State Alabama
County Coffee
Area
 • Total 8.00 sq mi (20.72 km2)
 • Land 7.98 sq mi (20.68 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation 459 ft (140 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,146
 • Density 143/sq mi (55.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36351
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-53856
GNIS feature ID 0152611

New Brockton is a town in Coffee County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,146.[1] The community was named for Huey E. Brock, settler.[2]

New Brockton is part of the Enterprise Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

New Brockton is located east of the center of Coffee County at 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.38111°N 85.92444°W / 31.38111; -85.92444 (31.381138, -85.924339).[3] The city of Enterprise is directly to the southeast.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, New Brockton has a total area of 8.0 square miles (20.7 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.17%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

2010[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 328
1920 467 42.4%
1930 727 55.7%
1940 878 20.8%
1950 1,055 20.2%
1960 1,093 3.6%
1970 1,374 25.7%
1980 1,392 1.3%
1990 1,184 −14.9%
2000 1,250 5.6%
2010 1,146 −8.3%
Est. 2015 1,159 [4] 1.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2013 Estimate[6]

As of the census[7] of 2010, there were 1,146 people, 469 households, and 327 families residing in the town. The population density was 143 people per square mile (55.4/km²). There were 561 housing units at an average density of 70.1 per square mile (27.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 70.1% White, 21.0% Black or African American, 5.5% Native American, 0.2% from other races, and 2.7% from two or more races. 2.5% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 469 households out of which 27.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.3% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.3% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 26.8% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.5 years. For every 100 females there were 92.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,125, and the median income for a family was $38,300. Males had a median income of $36,500 versus $18,594 for females.

2000[edit]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 1,250 people, 465 households, and 336 families residing in the town. The population density was 156.5 people per square mile (60.4/km²). There were 555 housing units at an average density of 69.5 per square mile (26.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.36% White, 26.64% Black or African American, 2.80% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 465 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,032, and the median income for a family was $26,914. Males had a median income of $26,711 versus $20,417 for females.

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Coordinates: 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.381138°N 85.924339°W / 31.381138; -85.924339