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Location of East Brewton in Escambia County, Alabama.
|• Total||3.44 sq mi (8.92 km2)|
|• Land||3.41 sq mi (8.83 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)|
|Elevation||98 ft (30 m)|
|• Density||672.83/sq mi (259.79/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0117739|
East Brewton is a city in Escambia County, Alabama, United States. It was incorporated in October 1918. At the 2020 census, the population was 2,293. The community grew around Fort Crawford, a fort built to protect early settlers of the area.
East Brewton is located in east-central Escambia County at Brewton, across Murder Creek.(31.092408, -87.053174). It is bordered to the northwest by the city of
U.S. Route 29 and Alabama State Route 41 pass through the center of East Brewton as Forrest Avenue and lead northwest into the center of Brewton. In the other direction, US 29 runs east, then northeast, 44 miles (71 km) to Andalusia, while AL 41 leads south 7 miles (11 km) to the Florida line. Milton, Florida, is 34 miles (55 km) south of East Brewton via AL 41 and Florida State Road 87.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, East Brewton has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.9 km2), of which 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 1.02%, is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,496 people, 1,043 household, and 688 families residing in the city. The population density was 712.3 people per square mile (275.3/km2). There were 1249 housing units at an average density of 356.4 per square mile (137.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 77.07% White, 10.29% Black or African American, 10.48% Native American, 0.08% Pacific Islander, 1.44% from other races, and 0.64% from two or more races. 1.96% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,043 households, out of which 31.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.4% were married couples living together, 15.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% were non-families. 29.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.39 and the average family size was 2.94.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,125, and the median income for a family was $30,610. Males had a median income of $22,138 versus $12,540 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,531. About 18.5% of families were above the poverty line, including 36.7% of those under age 18 and 22.0% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,478 people, 992 household, and 661 families residing in the city. The population density was 708 people per square mile (272.3/km2). There were 1,226 housing units at an average density of 350.3 per square mile (134.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 74.7% White, 20.8% Black or African American, .6% Native American, 0.0% Pacific Islander, 2.6% from other races, and 1.3% from two or more races. 3.1% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 992 households, out of which 31.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.6% were married couples living together, 23.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.4% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.50 and the average family size was 3.03.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,065, and the median income for a family was $34,120. Males had a median income of $35,833 versus $17,458 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,181. About 26.4% of families and 29.7% of the population were above the poverty line, including 39.1% of those under age 18 and 13.1% of those age 65 or over.
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