Pleasant Groves, Alabama

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Pleasant Groves, Alabama
Pleasant Groves
Pleasant Groves
Location of Pleasant Groves in Jackson County, Alabama.
Location of Pleasant Groves in Jackson County, Alabama.
Pleasant Groves, Alabama is located in Alabama
Pleasant Groves, Alabama
Pleasant Groves, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°44′29″N 86°11′26″W / 34.74139°N 86.19056°W / 34.74139; -86.19056
CountryUnited States
 • Total3.65 sq mi (9.45 km2)
 • Land3.65 sq mi (9.44 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
 • Total420
 • Estimate 
 • Density111.08/sq mi (42.89/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code01-61038

Pleasant Groves is a town in Jackson County, Alabama, United States. It incorporated on February 17, 1993.[3] As of the 2010 census, the population of the town was 420, down from 447 in 2000.


Pleasant Groves is located at 34°44'29" North, 86°11'26" West (34.741295, -86.190445).[4] The town is situated on a narrow ridge that extends outward from the Cumberland Plateau in western Jackson County. Woodville lies at the base of the plateau to the southwest, Skyline lies along the plateau to the northeast, and the Paint Rock River flows through the valley to the northwest. County Road 8 is the primary traffic artery in Pleasant Groves.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2), all land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 2018405[2]−3.6%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2013 Estimate[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 447 people, 166 households, and 138 families residing in the town. The population density was 118.4 people per square mile (45.8/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 46.9 per square mile (18.1/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 89.04% White, 0.00% Black or African American, 5.37% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, and 5.59% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 166 households out of which 42.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.5% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.3% were non-families. 15.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.1% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 28.2% from 25 to 44, 24.8% from 45 to 64, and 9.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $33,854, and the median income for a family was $38,056. Males had a median income of $31,705 versus $17,222 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,251. 6.4% of the population and 5.8% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 4.0% of those under the age of 18 and 17.9% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.


  1. ^ "2018 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  3. ^ James Kaetz, "Pleasant Groves," Encyclopedia of Alabama, 12 June 2017.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  6. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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Coordinates: 34°44′29″N 86°11′26″W / 34.741295°N 86.190445°W / 34.741295; -86.190445