Vredenburgh, Alabama

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Vredenburgh, Alabama
Location of Vredenburgh in Monroe County, Alabama.
Location of Vredenburgh in Monroe County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 31°49′35″N 87°19′14″W / 31.82639°N 87.32056°W / 31.82639; -87.32056
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMonroe
Area
 • Total1.52 sq mi (3.93 km2)
 • Land1.50 sq mi (3.89 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
151 ft (46 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total312
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
288
 • Density191.62/sq mi (73.97/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36481
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-79272
GNIS feature ID0128479

Vredenburgh (/ˈvrdənbɜːrɡ/) is a town in Monroe County, Alabama, United States. It incorporated in 1912.[3] At the 2010 census the population was 312.[4]

Geography

Vredenburgh is located at 31°49′35″N 87°19′14″W / 31.82639°N 87.32056°W / 31.82639; -87.32056 (31.826518, -87.320686).[5]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) is land and 0.015 square miles (0.04 km2), or 0.90%, is water.[4]

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920874
1930815−6.8%
1940666−18.3%
195079619.5%
1960632−20.6%
1970521−17.6%
1980433−16.9%
1990313−27.7%
20003274.5%
2010312−4.6%
Est. 2018288[2]−7.7%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 327 people, 98 households, and 81 families residing in the town. The population density was 217.4 people per square mile (84.2/km²). There were 120 housing units at an average density of 79.8 per square mile (30.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 10.70% White, 88.99% Black or African American, and 0.31% from two or more races.

There were 98 households out of which 41.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 38.8% were married couples living together, 37.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 17.3% were non-families. 15.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.34 and the average family size was 3.72.

In the town, the population was spread out with 37.6% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 17.1% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females, there were 78.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 67.2 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $27,321, and the median income for a family was $27,917. Males had a median income of $26,500 versus $10,833 for females. The per capita income for the town was $5,892. About 27.7% of families and 31.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.3% of those under age 18 and 30.4% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

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. ^ http://vredenburgh.org/vredenburgh/pages/vs07.html
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Vredenburgh town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 1, 2013.
  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. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. 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.
  9. ^ "Biography and Obituary of Dorothy Vredenburgh". vredenburgh.org. Retrieved 2017-09-23.

External links

Coordinates: 31°49′35″N 87°19′14″W / 31.826518°N 87.320686°W / 31.826518; -87.320686