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Deatsville, Alabama
Location of Deatsville in Elmore and Autauga Counties, Alabama.
Location of Deatsville in Elmore and Autauga Counties, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Elmore
Area
 • Total 4.84 sq mi (12.54 km2)
 • Land 4.81 sq mi (12.46 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.08 km2)
Elevation
312 ft (95 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 1,679
 • Density 348.92/sq mi (134.72/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36022
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-20008
GNIS feature ID 0155049

Deatsville is a town in Elmore County, Alabama, United States. Although Deatsville initially incorporated in 1903, it lapsed at some point after the 1910 U.S. Census and did not appear again as incorporated until 2000. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,154, up from 340 in 2000. Holtville High School is located near Deatsville.

Geography

Deatsville is located in western Elmore County at 32°35′38″N 86°23′36″W / 32.59389°N 86.39333°W / 32.59389; -86.39333 (32.593958, -86.393454). It is bordered to the west by Autauga County and to the south by the city of Millbrook.

Alabama State Route 143 passes through the center of Deatsville, leading northwest 22 miles (35 km) to Clanton and southeast 8 miles (13 km) to Elmore. Montgomery, the state capital, is 23 miles (37 km) to the south.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Deatsville has a total area of 4.70 square miles (12.16 km2), of which 4.66 square miles (12.08 km2) is land and 0.03 square miles (0.08 km2), or 0.67%, is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 194
2000 340
2010 1,154 239.4%
2020 1,679 45.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

At the 2000 census there were 340 people, 130 households, and 101 families in the town. The population density was 73.2 people per square mile (28.2/km2). There were 150 housing units at an average density of 32.3 per square mile (12.5/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 97.35% White, 1.47% Black or African American, 0.59% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Of the 130 households 33.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.0% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.5% of households were one person and 10.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.99.

The age distribution was 24.4% under the age of 18, 6.8% from 18 to 24, 29.1% from 25 to 44, 25.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.8% 65 or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.7 males.

The median household income was $40,938 and the median family income was $48,295. Males had a median income of $31,000 versus $21,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $16,409. None of the families and 0.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 3.4% of those over 64.

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 1,154 people, 328 households, and 190 families in the town. The population density was 250.9 people per square mile (95.3/km2). There were 460 housing units at an average density of 100.0 per square mile (38.0/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 77.6% White, 19.4% Black or African American, 0.3% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Of the 328 households 48.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.9% were married couples living together, 8.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 16.1% were non-families. 14.6% of households were one person and 5.9% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.28.

The age distribution was 32.9% under the age of 18, 6.1% from 18 to 24, 31.9% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.6% 65 or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.

The median household income was $59,853 and the median family income was $68,929. Males had a median income of $59,125 versus $26,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $23,376. None of the families and 0.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 0% of those over 64.

Notable people

  • Dee Milliner, NFL Player
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