Coker, Alabama

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Coker, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Coker Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 6% Coker Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Coker People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 11% Coker Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 14% Coker College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Coker, Alabama

Comparing Coker 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
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Racial Diversity 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Coker Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 7 miles W of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 188 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Tuscaloosa
Metro Area Tuscaloosa
Standard Zip Codes 35452
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.245
Longitude -87.687

Coker Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Distance 5.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
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Coker Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 808 100%
Male 405 50.1%
Female 403 49.9%
Under 18 216 26.7%
18+ 592 73.3%
65+ 106 13.1%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 3.02
White 777 96.2%
African-American 16 2%
Asian 7 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Coker Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 789
Growth -19
Growth % -2.4%

Coker 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
US/American 32.6%
English 20.2%
Irish 18.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.2%
Italian 7.1%
German 5.5%
French (except Basque) 5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Coker 808 $50,875
Coaling 1,115 $55,125
Gordo 1,677 $35,714
Moundville 1,809 $35,719
Northport 19,435 $48,673
Reform 1,978 $24,875
Tuscaloosa 77,906 $41,753
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