Repton, Alabama

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Repton, Alabama
Town
Location in Conecuh County and the state of Alabama
Location in Conecuh County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°24′32″N 87°14′22″W / 31.40889°N 87.23944°W / 31.40889; -87.23944
Country United States
State Alabama
County Conecuh
Area
 • Total 0.97 sq mi (2.50 km2)
 • Land 0.96 sq mi (2.48 km2)
 • Water 0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation 351 ft (107 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 282
 • Density 294/sq mi (113.7/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36454, 36475
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-64368
GNIS feature ID 0125568
Website www.reptonalabama.com

Repton is a town in Conecuh County, Alabama, United States. It was incorporated on January 10, 1899.[1] At the 2010 census the population was 282.[2]

Geography[edit]

Repton is located in western Conecuh County at 31°24′32″N 87°14′22″W / 31.40889°N 87.23944°W / 31.40889; -87.23944 (31.408991, -87.239326).[3]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), of which 0.008 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.74%, is water.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 170
1910 331 94.7%
1920 422 27.5%
1930 420 −0.5%
1940 365 −13.1%
1950 364 −0.3%
1960 314 −13.7%
1970 277 −11.8%
1980 313 13.0%
1990 293 −6.4%
2000 280 −4.4%
2010 282 0.7%
Est. 2015 272 [4] −3.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
2013 Estimate[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 280 people, 103 households, and 77 families residing in the town. The population density was 537.5 people per square mile (207.9/km²). There were 129 housing units at an average density of 247.6 per square mile (95.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 66.79% White, 31.79% Black or African American, 0.71% from other races, and 0.71% from two or more races. 0.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 103 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.3% were married couples living together, 14.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.2% were non-families. 23.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.72 and the average family size was 3.21.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 10.4% from 18 to 24, 25.4% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 95.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $22,083, and the median income for a family was $28,281. Males had a median income of $29,583 versus $18,929 for females. The per capita income for the town was $12,469. About 15.6% of families and 16.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.9% of those under the age of eighteen and 16.9% of those sixty five or over.

Education[edit]

Repton Junior High School

References[edit]

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Coordinates: 31°24′32″N 87°14′22″W / 31.408991°N 87.239326°W / 31.408991; -87.239326