Brantley, Alabama

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Brantley, Alabama

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High Points

Brantley strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Brantley Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
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Top 4% trophy Brantley Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Brantley, Alabama

Comparing Brantley to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 8 10
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 7 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 2
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
Median Family Income 2 3
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Short Commute Times 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 7 8
Housing Recently Built 6 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 8
Low Violent Crime 2 4

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Brantley Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles S of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 185 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Crenshaw
Standard Zip Codes 36009
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.582
Longitude -86.257

Brantley Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station TROY
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 90 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.8 inches
Distance 25.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Distance 41.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 54 to 78 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
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Brantley Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 920 100%
Male 389 42.3%
Female 531 57.7%
Under 18 229 24.9%
18+ 691 75.1%
65+ 191 20.8%
Median Age 39.8
Average Family Size 2.9
White 546 59.3%
African-American 370 40.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Brantley Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 909
Growth -11
Growth % -1.2%

Brantley Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 52.8%
US/American 24.8%
English 9.2%
Irish 4%
Dutch 3.2%
Scottish 1.9%
German 1.3%
African 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.6%
Italian 0.5%
Jamaican 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Welsh 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Brantley 920 $30,078
Dozier 391 $16,667
Elba 4,185 $29,563
Glenwood 191 $36,875
Goshen 300 $28,393
Luverne 2,635 $30,950
Rutledge 476 $22,500

Brantley Public Libraries

Brantley Public Library
Brantley, Alabama
(334) 527-8624

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Brantley High Schools (2004)

8879 N MAIN ST
A Title I School.
Serves 583 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

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