Pollard, Alabama

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Pollard, Alabama
Town
Location in Escambia County and the state of Alabama
Location in Escambia County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°1′38″N 87°10′20″W / 31.02722°N 87.17222°W / 31.02722; -87.17222
Country United States
State Alabama
County Escambia
Area
 • Total 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Land 1.1 sq mi (2.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 62 ft (19 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 137
 • Density 123/sq mi (47.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36441
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code 01-61536
GNIS feature ID 0125105

Pollard is a town in Escambia County, Alabama, United States. It was the first established county seat of Escambia County, from its creation in 1868 until 1883, when it lost that distinction to Brewton. At the 2010 census the population was 137.[1]

Geography[edit]

Pollard is located in south-central Escambia County at 31°1′38″N 87°10′20″W / 31.02722°N 87.17222°W / 31.02722; -87.17222 (31.027340, -87.172342).[2] It is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south and east of U.S. Routes 31 and 29, 6 miles (10 km) east of Flomaton, and 9 miles (14 km) southwest of Brewton.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.9 km2), all land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 347
1890 389 12.1%
1900 267 −31.4%
1910 599 124.3%
1920 631 5.3%
1930 304 −51.8%
1940 339 11.5%
1950 271 −20.1%
1960 210 −22.5%
1970 86 −59.0%
1980 144 67.4%
1990 100 −30.6%
2000 120 20.0%
2010 137 14.2%
Est. 2015 135 [3] −1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] of 2000, there were 120 people, 48 households, and 33 families residing in the town. The population density was 107.6 people per square mile (41.7/km²). There were 64 housing units at an average density of 57.4 per square mile (22.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 51.67% White, 41.67% Black or African American, 1.67% Native American, 0.83% from other races, and 4.17% from two or more races. 1.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 48 households out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.0% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.2% were non-families. 29.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.5% 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 3.09.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.5% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 22.5% from 25 to 44, 23.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 106.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, and the median income for a family was $28,750. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $17,813 for females. The per capita income for the town was $11,410. There were 22.6% of families and 26.6% of the population living below the poverty line, including 36.4% of under eighteens and 30.4% of those over 64.

References[edit]

Coordinates: 31°01′38″N 87°10′20″W / 31.02734°N 87.172342°W / 31.02734; -87.172342