Owens Cross Roads, Alabama

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Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
Town
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°35′10″N 86°27′31″W / 34.58611°N 86.45861°W / 34.58611; -86.45861
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Area
 • Total 8.4 sq mi (21.8 km2)
 • Land 8.3 sq mi (21.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,521
 • Density 183/sq mi (70.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35763
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-57504
GNIS feature ID 0155184

Owens Cross Roads is a town in Madison County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2010 Census, the population of the town was 1,521.[1]

Geography[edit]

Owens Cross Roads is located at 34°35′10″N 86°27′31″W / 34.58611°N 86.45861°W / 34.58611; -86.45861 (34.586071, -86.458561).[2]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.4 square miles (21.8 km2), of which 8.3 square miles (21.5 km2) is land and 0.12 square miles (0.3 km2), or 1.42%, is water.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 767
1980 804 4.8%
1990 695 −13.6%
2000 1,124 61.7%
2010 1,521 35.3%
Est. 2014 1,767 [3] 16.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]
2013 Estimate[5]

As of the census[6] of 2000, there were 1,124 people, 443 households, and 329 families residing in the town. The population density was 145.8 people per square mile (56.3/km²). There were 482 housing units at an average density of 62.5 per square mile (24.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 95.64% White, 0.71% Black or African American, 0.71% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.36% from other races, and 2.31% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 443 households out of which 29.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.7% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.88.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 29.6% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,856, and the median income for a family was $45,167. Males had a median income of $30,781 versus $22,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,534. About 4.6% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.9% of those under age 18 and 11.8% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[6] of 2010, there were 1,521 people, 593 households, and 409 families residing in the town. The population density was 183 people per square mile (70.7/km²). There were 650 housing units at an average density of 78.3 per square mile (30.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.5% White, 3.6% Black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 0.6% from other races, and 3.0% from two or more races. 2.2% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 593 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.0% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.91.

In the town the population was spread out with 23.1% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 28.3% from 25 to 44, 23.9% from 45 to 64, and 16.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.1 years. For every 100 females there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 107.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $43,750. Males had a median income of $43,889 versus $33,393 for females. The per capita income for the town was $21,542. About 23.6% of families and 31.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 60.9% of those under age 18 and 6.1% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 34°35′10″N 86°27′31″W / 34.586071°N 86.458561°W / 34.586071; -86.458561