Elberta, Alabama

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Elberta, Alabama

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 4% trophy Elberta Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Elberta, Alabama

Comparing Elberta 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 8 6
Senior Citizens 8 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Racial Diversity 5 2
Male Share of the Population 3 5
Well-Paid Single Men 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 5 5
Portion of People Married 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 3 4
People Above Poverty 2 5
College Educated Adults 2 2
Median Family Income 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 7 9
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
People Living Alone 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Affordability of Rents 2 1


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

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Elberta Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles W of Pensacola, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles E of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Baldwin
Metro Area Mobile
Standard Zip Codes 36530
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 30.414
Longitude -87.597

Elberta Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 61 F
Apr Temp 53 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 67.9 inches
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 61 F
Apr Temp 57 to 75 F
Jul Temp 74 to 90 F
Oct Temp 59 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 43 to 61 F
Apr Temp 58 to 76 F
Jul Temp 75 to 91 F
Oct Temp 60 to 79 F
Annual Precip 64.2 inches
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Elberta Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 552 100%
Male 258 46.7%
Female 294 53.3%
Under 18 135 24.5%
18+ 417 75.5%
65+ 105 19%
Median Age 39.5
Average Family Size 2.98
White 525 95.1%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 1.1%
Other 17 3.1%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 3.8%

Estimated Elberta Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 583
Growth 31
Growth % 5.6%

Elberta 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
German 25.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.6%
Irish 13.5%
US/American 12.8%
English 11.9%
Italian 5.9%
French (except Basque) 5%
Scottish 1.8%
Acadian/Cajun 1.6%
Austrian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Canadian 1.1%
Polish 0.7%
Dutch 0.7%
Yugoslavian 0.7%
Slavic 0.5%
Swiss 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Jordanian 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Josephine (36530)
Miflin (36530)
Perdido Beach (36530)

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)
Elberta 552 $28,125
Foley 7,590 $38,427
Gulf Shores 5,044 $51,862
Orange Beach 3,784 $51,222
Robertsdale 3,782 $39,138
Silverhill 616 $51,964
Summerdale 655 $32,159
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