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Mulga, Alabama
Location of Mulga in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Location of Mulga in Jefferson County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 0.87 sq mi (2.26 km2)
 • Land 0.87 sq mi (2.24 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation
574 ft (175 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 784
 • Density 905.31/sq mi (349.67/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35118
Area code(s) 205 & 659
FIPS code 01-52776
GNIS feature ID 0152567

Mulga is a town in western Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. It incorporated in 1947. This town is north from the Birmingham suburb of Pleasant Grove. It includes the community of Bayview. At its 2010 census the population was 836, down from its peak population of 973 in 2000. Its communities were damaged by an F5 tornado on April 8, 1998.

Geography

Mulga is located at 33°32′56″N 86°58′38″W / 33.54889°N 86.97722°W / 33.54889; -86.97722 (33.548891, -86.977254).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1950 532
1960 482 −9.4%
1970 582 20.7%
1980 405 −30.4%
1990 261 −35.6%
2000 973 272.8%
2010 836 −14.1%
2020 784 −6.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2020 census

Mulga racial composition
Race Num. Perc.
White (non-Hispanic) 645 82.27%
Black or African American (non-Hispanic) 104 13.27%
Native American 3 0.38%
Asian 1 0.13%
Other/Mixed 25 3.19%
Hispanic or Latino 6 0.77%

As of the 2020 United States census, there were 784 people, 359 households, and 237 families residing in the town.

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