Detroit, Alabama

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Detroit Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 66 miles NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 132 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lamar
Standard Zip Codes 35552
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.028
Longitude -88.17

Detroit Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HAMILTON 3 S
Distance 11.8 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 52 F
Apr Temp 42 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 44 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Station FULTON 3 W
Distance 23 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.4 inches
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
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Detroit Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 247 100%
Male 114 46.2%
Female 133 53.8%
Under 18 74 30%
18+ 173 70%
65+ 32 13%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 2.85
White 196 79.4%
African-American 51 20.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Detroit Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 233
Growth -14
Growth % -5.7%

Detroit 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 36.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.7%
English 13.1%
Irish 10.3%
German 3.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Scottish 1.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Detroit 247 $29,750
Beaverton 226 $38,125
Guin 2,389 $35,174
Hamilton 6,786 $34,485
Sulligent 2,151 $30,645
Vernon 2,143 $36,618
Winfield 4,540 $38,545
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