Eclectic, Alabama

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High Points

Eclectic 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 Eclectic Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Eclectic Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Eclectic, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 3 5
Median Family Income 2 3
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
People Above Poverty 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Public Transportation Use 4 4
Working at Home 3 6
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 6
Housing Recently Built 8 6
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 1 2
Low Property Crime 1 3

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Eclectic Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NE of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Elmore
Metro Area Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 36024
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.635
Longitude -86.034

Eclectic Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.2 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Distance 31.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
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Eclectic Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,037 100%
Male 477 46%
Female 560 54%
Under 18 312 30.1%
18+ 725 69.9%
65+ 167 16.1%
Median Age 35.7
Average Family Size 3.14
White 810 78.1%
African-American 199 19.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 1%
Other 9 0.9%
Mixed Race 8 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.8%

Estimated Eclectic Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,112
Growth 75
Growth % 7.2%

Eclectic 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) 36.5%
US/American 32%
Irish 9.7%
English 7.3%
German 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
European 1.6%
Greek 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
French Canadian 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
Acadian/Cajun 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Eclectic, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Central (36024)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Eclectic 1,037 $31,855
Coosada 1,382 $44,118
Elmore 199 $32,500
Rockford 428 $32,125
Shorter 355 $37,188
Tallassee 4,934 $32,015
Wetumpka 5,726 $41,500
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Eclectic High Schools (2004)

Serves 495 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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