Pinckard, Alabama

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Pinckard, Alabama
Main Street in Pinckard
Main Street in Pinckard
Location of Pinckard in Dale County, Alabama.
Location of Pinckard in Dale County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 31°18′46″N 85°32′45″W / 31.31278°N 85.54583°W / 31.31278; -85.54583
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyDale
Area
 • Total5.34 sq mi (13.84 km2)
 • Land5.33 sq mi (13.81 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
348 ft (106 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total647
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
625
 • Density117.19/sq mi (45.25/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36371
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-59832
GNIS feature ID0152908

Pinckard is a town in Dale County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 647.[3] Pinckard incorporated in 1893[4] and is part of the Ozark Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Pinckard is located in southeastern Dale County at 31°18′46″N 85°32′45″W / 31.31278°N 85.54583°W / 31.31278; -85.54583 (31.312803, -85.545713).[5] It is bordered to the east by the town of Midland City and to the northwest by the town of Newton; the northeast border of Pinckard follows the northeast side of U.S. Route 231, a four-lane highway which leads northwest to Ozark, the county seat, and southeast to Dothan.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town of Pinckard has a total area of 5.3 square miles (13.8 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.02 km2), or 0.16%, is water.[3]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900711
1910541−23.9%
192096979.1%
1930633−34.7%
1940555−12.3%
1950515−7.2%
196057812.2%
19706095.4%
198077126.6%
1990618−19.8%
20006677.9%
2010647−3.0%
Est. 2018625[2]−3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]
2013 Estimate[7]

As of the census[8] of 2000, there were 667 people, 270 households, and 197 families residing in the town; the population density was 125.0 people per square mile (48.2/km²). There were 287 housing units at an average density of 53.8 per square mile (20.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 78.56% White, 17.84% Black or African American, 0.75% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 2.70% from two or more races. 3.15% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 270 households out of which 26.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.7% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.7% were non-families. 24.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.96.

In the town, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.0% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.5 males. For every 100 women age 18 and over, there were 92.9 men.

The median income for a household in the town was $36,875, and the median income for a family was $41,176. Males had a median income of $27,083 versus $18,036 for females; the per capita income for the town was $16,214. About 5.9% of families and 7.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 14.5% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  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. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pinckard town, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 5, 2015.
  4. ^ http://bama.ua.edu/~rdobson/family/mater/geogentext.htm
  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 May 12, 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.

Coordinates: 31°18′46″N 85°32′45″W / 31.312803°N 85.545713°W / 31.312803; -85.545713