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Fruithurst, Alabama
Town
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Location of Fruithurst in Cleburne County, Alabama.
Location of Fruithurst in Cleburne County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cleburne
Area
 • Total 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Land 1.00 sq mi (2.59 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,079 ft (329 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 235
 • Density 235.00/sq mi (90.71/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36262
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-28432
GNIS feature ID 0118739

Fruithurst is a town in Cleburne County, Alabama, United States. At the 2020 census, the population was 235.

Geography

Fruithurst is located at 33°43'51.971" North, 85°25'54.332" West (33.731103, -85.431759).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 374
1910 257 −31.3%
1920 223 −13.2%
1930 225 0.9%
1940 281 24.9%
1950 318 13.2%
1960 255 −19.8%
1970 229 −10.2%
1980 239 4.4%
1990 177 −25.9%
2000 270 52.5%
2010 284 5.2%
2020 235 −17.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

At the 2000 census there were 270 people in 107 households, including 74 families, in the city. The population density was 264.8 people per square mile (102.2/km2). There were 111 housing units at an average density of 108.9 per square mile (42.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 99.63% White and 0.37% Black or African American. 0.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 107 households 30.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.3% were married couples living together, 10.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.8% were non-families. 28.0% of households were one person and 13.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.41 and the average family size was 2.93.

The age distribution was 20.4% under the age of 18, 12.6% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 27.8% from 45 to 64, and 14.8% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 98.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.0 males.

The median household income was $27,813 and the median family income was $31,667. Males had a median income of $22,188 versus $16,250 for females. The per capita income for the city was $18,130. About 17.0% of families and 17.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.5% of those under the age of eighteen and 2.6% of those sixty five or over.

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