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Brookwood
Brookwood, Alabama
Location in Tuscaloosa County and the state of Alabama
Location in Tuscaloosa County and the state of Alabama
Country United States
State Alabama
County Tuscaloosa
Area
 • Total 8.2 sq mi (21.2 km2)
 • Land 8.1 sq mi (21.1 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Elevation
600 ft (183 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,828
 • Estimate 
(2013)
1,833
 • Density 180.9/sq mi (70/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35444
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-09808
GNIS feature ID 0114971

Brookwood is a town in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. It incorporated in September 1977. As of the 2010 census, the population of the town is 1,828. It is part of the Tuscaloosa, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 196
1980 492 151.0%
1990 658 33.7%
2000 1,483 125.4%
2010 1,828 23.3%
Est. 2015 1,822 −0.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,483 people, 553 households, and 430 families residing in the town. The population density was 182.3 people per square mile (70.4/km2). There were 613 housing units at an average density of 75.4 per square mile (29.1/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.91% White, 0.54% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.20% from other races, and 1.15% from two or more races. 0.34% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 553 households out of which 42.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.3% were married couples living together, 9.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.2% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.07.

In the town, the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, and 7.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 99.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,104, and the median income for a family was $46,071. Males had a median income of $38,929 versus $23,571 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,670. About 6.2% of families and 8.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 5.4% of those age 65 or over.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,828 people, 659 households, and 516 families residing in the town. The population density was 225.7 people per square mile (86.3/km2). There were 703 housing units at an average density of 86.8 per square mile (33.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 92.2% White, 5.3% Black or African American, 0.7% Native American, 0.1% Asian, 0.4% from other races, and 1.4% from two or more races. 2.0% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 659 households out of which 38.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.6% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% were non-families. 17.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.77 and the average family size was 3.11.

In the town, the population was spread out with 27.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 33.1% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 7.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $55,357, and the median income for a family was $66,944. Males had a median income of $44,837 versus $31,118 for females. The per capita income for the town was $19,352. About 7.2% of families and 10.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.1% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

Climate

The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Brookwood has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

Climate data for Brookwood, Alabama
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 11.1
(52)
13.9
(57)
18.9
(66)
23.9
(75)
27.8
(82)
31.7
(89)
32.8
(91)
32.8
(91)
30
(86)
24.4
(76)
18.9
(66)
13.3
(56)
23.3
(74)
Average low °C (°F) -1.1
(30)
0.6
(33)
4.4
(40)
8.9
(48)
13.3
(56)
17.8
(64)
20
(68)
19.4
(67)
16.7
(62)
9.4
(49)
5
(41)
1.1
(34)
9.4
(49)
Precipitation mm (inches) 145
(5.7)
132
(5.2)
152
(6)
119
(4.7)
112
(4.4)
119
(4.7)
140
(5.5)
99
(3.9)
102
(4)
81
(3.2)
119
(4.7)
124
(4.9)
1,443
(56.8)
Source: Weatherbase

Coordinates: 33°14′21″N 87°19′11″W / 33.23911°N 87.319746°W / 33.23911; -87.319746

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