New Brockton, Alabama

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New Brockton, Alabama
Town
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.38111°N 85.92444°W / 31.38111; -85.92444
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyCoffee
Area
 • Total8 sq mi (20.7 km2)
 • Land8 sq mi (20.7 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation459 ft (140 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,250
 • Density156.3/sq mi (60.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code36351
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-53856
GNIS feature ID0152611
 
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New Brockton, Alabama
Town
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
Location in Coffee County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.38111°N 85.92444°W / 31.38111; -85.92444
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyCoffee
Area
 • Total8 sq mi (20.7 km2)
 • Land8 sq mi (20.7 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation459 ft (140 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total1,250
 • Density156.3/sq mi (60.4/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code36351
Area code(s)334
FIPS code01-53856
GNIS feature ID0152611

New Brockton is a town in Coffee County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 1,250. The community was named for Huey E. Brock, settler.[1]

New Brockton is part of the EnterpriseOzark Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

New Brockton is located at 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.38111°N 85.92444°W / 31.38111; -85.92444 (31.381138, -85.924339)[2].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 8.0 square miles (21 km2), of which, 8.0 square miles (21 km2) of it is land and 0.12% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,250 people, 465 households, and 336 families residing in the town. The population density was 156.5 people per square mile (60.4/km²). There were 555 housing units at an average density of 69.5 per square mile (26.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 67.36% White, 26.64% Black or African American, 2.80% Native American, 0.24% from other races, and 2.96% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 465 households out of which 29.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.9% were married couples living together, 16.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 26.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.95. In the town the population was spread out with 22.0% under the age of 18, 10.6% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 24.9% from 45 to 64, and 15.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $24,032, and the median income for a family was $26,914. Males had a median income of $26,711 versus $20,417 for females.

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Coordinates: 31°22′52″N 85°55′28″W / 31.381138°N 85.924339°W / 31.381138; -85.924339