Shiloh, DeKalb County, Alabama

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Shiloh, Alabama
Shiloh
Shiloh
Location of Shiloh in DeKalb County, Alabama.
Location of Shiloh in DeKalb County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 34°27′55″N 85°52′38″W / 34.46528°N 85.87722°W / 34.46528; -85.87722Coordinates: 34°27′55″N 85°52′38″W / 34.46528°N 85.87722°W / 34.46528; -85.87722
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyDeKalb
Area
 • Total1.71 sq mi (4.44 km2)
 • Land1.71 sq mi (4.44 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,263 ft (385 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total274
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
278
 • Density162.29/sq mi (62.68/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35986
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-69840
GNIS feature ID153413

Shiloh is a town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States.[3] It incorporated in 1962. At the 2010 census the population was 274.[4] Shiloh is located atop Sand Mountain.

Geography

Shiloh is located west of the center of DeKalb County at 34°27′56″N 85°52′38″W / 34.46556°N 85.87722°W / 34.46556; -85.87722 at an elevation of 1,263 feet (385 m).[5] It is bordered to the northeast by the city of Rainsville and to the southwest by the town of Fyffe. Alabama State Route 75 passes through Shiloh, connecting Rainsville and Fyffe.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Shiloh has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), all land.[4]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970233
198029727.5%
1990252−15.2%
200028914.7%
2010274−5.2%
Est. 2018278[2]1.5%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 289 people, 116 households, and 80 families residing in the town. The population density was 168.5 people per square mile (64.9/km²). There were 135 housing units at an average density of 78.7 per square mile (30.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.58% White, 1.38% Native American, 0.35% from other races, and 0.69% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.69% of the population.

There were 116 households out of which 30.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.2% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.2% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 3.00.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 31.1% from 25 to 44, 20.1% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.3 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $34,861, and the median income for a family was $36,696. Males had a median income of $29,219 versus $25,893 for females. The per capita income for the town was $28,431. About 4.3% of families and 9.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% under the age of 18 and 15.2% ages 65 or older.

References

  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. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shiloh
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Shiloh town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 7, 2015.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014.
  8. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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