Springville, Alabama

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Springville, Alabama
City
Downtown Springville
Location in St. Clair County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°46′8″N 86°28′16″W / 33.76889°N 86.47111°W / 33.76889; -86.47111
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountySt. Clair
Area
 • Total6.4 sq mi (16.6 km2)
 • Land6.4 sq mi (16.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,521
 • Density393.9/sq mi (151.9/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code35146
Area code(s)205
FIPS code01-72600
GNIS feature ID0164863
Websitewww.springvillealabama.org
 
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Springville, Alabama
City
Downtown Springville
Location in St. Clair County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°46′8″N 86°28′16″W / 33.76889°N 86.47111°W / 33.76889; -86.47111
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountySt. Clair
Area
 • Total6.4 sq mi (16.6 km2)
 • Land6.4 sq mi (16.6 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,521
 • Density393.9/sq mi (151.9/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code35146
Area code(s)205
FIPS code01-72600
GNIS feature ID0164863
Websitewww.springvillealabama.org

Springville is a city in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 2,521.

Geography[edit]

Springville is located at 33°46′8″N 86°28′16″W / 33.76889°N 86.47111°W / 33.76889; -86.47111 (33.768950, -86.471037)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.4 square miles (17 km2), of which, 6.4 square miles (17 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.31%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 2,521 people, 990 households, and 767 families residing in the town. The population density was 393.8 people per square mile (152.1/km²). There were 1,049 housing units at an average density of 163.8 per square mile (63.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.56% White, 7.74% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, and 1.11% from two or more races. 0.24% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 990 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,397, and the median income for a family was $53,859. Males had a median income of $35,977 versus $25,542 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,518. About 8.0% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 45-55 and 23.4% of those age 65 or over.

Movies[edit]

Although a small Alabama town, Springville has been the site of filming for two movies:

While neither of these films did very well in the Box Office or the eyes of critics and moviegoers, you can see a lot of what Springville, Alabama looks like in the latter of the two.

Notable People[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 33°46′08″N 86°28′16″W / 33.76895°N 86.471037°W / 33.76895; -86.471037