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Center Point
Center Point City Hall
Center Point City Hall
Location of Center Point in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Location of Center Point in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 6.22 sq mi (16.12 km2)
 • Land 6.21 sq mi (16.10 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
830 ft (250 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 16,406
 • Density 2,639.74/sq mi (1,019.22/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35215
Area code(s) 205 & 659
FIPS code 01-13264
GNIS feature ID 0115852
Website http://www.thecityofcenterpoint.org/

Center Point is a city and a former census-designated place (CDP) in northeastern Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Birmingham metropolitan area. At the 2020 census, the population was 16,406. However, after its incorporation in 2002, the city's boundaries are much smaller than those of the CDP. As of the 2010 census, the population of the incorporated city was 16,921. The public high school for Center Point is Center Point High School grades 9th-12th. The public middle school for Center Point is Erwin Middle School grades 6th-8th. Center Point has 2 public elementary schools, Erwin Intermediate School grades 3rd-5th and Center Point Elementary School grades K-2nd.

Geography

It is located at 33°38′21″N 86°40′50″W / 33.63917°N 86.68056°W / 33.63917; -86.68056 (33.639302, -86.680437). or about 12 miles (19 km).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the CDP had a total area of 8.1 square miles (21 km2), of which 8.1 square miles (21 km2) was land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (0.25%) was water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 15,675
1980 23,317 48.8%
1990 22,658 −2.8%
2000 22,784 0.6%
2010 16,921 −25.7%
2020 16,406 −3.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

2020 census

Center Point racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 2,799 17.06%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 12,134 73.96%
Native American 26 0.16%
Asian 33 0.2%
Pacific Islander 10 0.06%
Other/Mixed 467 2.85%
Hispanic or Latino 937 5.71%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 16,406 people, 6,029 households, and 4,018 families residing in the city.

2010 census

According to the 2010 census, there were 16,921 people living in the City of Center Point. The racial / ethnic makeup of Center Point was 32.6% White, 62.9% Black or African-American, 0.4% Asian, 0.2% Native American or Alaska Native, 0.02% Native Hawaiian, 2.8% other races, and 1.1% were two or more races. Hispanics of any race were 4.8% of the population.

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