River Falls, Alabama

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River Falls, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy River Falls Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy River Falls Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% River Falls Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of River Falls, Alabama

Comparing River Falls 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 7
Age of the Population 7 8
Senior Citizens 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 3 4
Average Household Size 2 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 4
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
People Living Alone 9 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4

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River Falls Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 68 miles W of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 207 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Covington
P.O. Box Zip Codes 36476
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.352
Longitude -86.539

River Falls Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 61 F
Apr Temp 50 to 79 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 81 F
Annual Precip 61.8 inches
Distance 33.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 60 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 68.6 inches
Distance 36.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 61 F
Apr Temp 48 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches
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River Falls Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 616 100%
Male 298 48.4%
Female 318 51.6%
Under 18 140 22.7%
18+ 476 77.3%
65+ 103 16.7%
Median Age 39.6
Average Family Size 2.89
White 385 62.5%
African-American 222 36%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.8%

Estimated River Falls Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 613
Growth -3
Growth % -0.5%

River Falls 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) 49.2%
US/American 20.1%
English 14.1%
Irish 7.1%
Nigerian 2.3%
Scottish 1.7%
African 1.4%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
German 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
River Falls 616 $30,556
Andalusia 8,794 $37,091
Dozier 391 $16,667
Gantt 241 $40,250
McKenzie 644 $24,423
Opp 6,607 $32,436
Red Level 556 $36,250
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