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Kimberly, Alabama
Location of Kimberly in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Location of Kimberly in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 5.86 sq mi (15.18 km2)
 • Land 5.86 sq mi (15.18 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
459 ft (140 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 3,841
 • Density 655.24/sq mi (253.00/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35091
Area code(s) 205 & 659
FIPS code 01-39856
GNIS feature ID 0151954
Website kimberlyal.org

Kimberly is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. At the 2020 census, the population was 3,841.

History

Kimberly officially incorporated in 1952. Beginning June 29, 2011, due to the population increasing from 1,801 persons in 2000 to 2,711 in 2010, the town began operating as a city, per Alabama law.

Geography

Kimberly is located at 33°46′16″N 86°47′43″W / 33.77111°N 86.79528°W / 33.77111; -86.79528 (33.771163, -86.795280). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 763
1970 847 11.0%
1980 1,043 23.1%
1990 1,096 5.1%
2000 1,801 64.3%
2010 2,711 50.5%
2020 3,841 41.7%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 census

At the 2010 census there were 2,711 people, 932 households, and 752 families living in the city. The population density was 677.5 people per square mile (260.7/km2). There were 1,002 housing units at an average density of 250.5 per square mile (96.3/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 1.8% Black or African American, 0.4% Native American, 0.6% Asian, 0.3% from other races, and .7% from two or more races. .8% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Of the 932 households 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 16.8% of households were one person and 6.8% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.28.

The age distribution was 28.7% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 29.0% from 25 to 44, 25.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% 65 or older. The median age was 35.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.9 males.

2020 census

Kimberly racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 3,386 88.15%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 234 6.09%
Native American 4 0.1%
Asian 7 0.18%
Other/Mixed 139 3.62%
Hispanic or Latino 71 1.85%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 3,841 people, 1,168 households, and 947 families residing in the city.

Education

  • Bryan Elementary School
  • North Jefferson Middle School
  • Mortimer Jordan High School

All three schools are located in Kimberly, with North Jefferson Middle and Mortimer Jordan serving a feeder pattern consisting of Kimberly, Warrior, Morris, Trafford and several areas of extreme north Gardendale.

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