Vance, Alabama

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Vance, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Vance Low Violent Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Vance Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Vance Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Vance Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Vance Low Property Crime
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 11% Vance Median Family Income
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 18% Vance People in Middle Class or Better
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Vance Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Vance, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
Median Family Income 8 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 9
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Housing Recently Built 9 7
Affordability of Rents 9 7
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 10 10

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Vance Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 19 miles E of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 168 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Tuscaloosa
Metro Area Tuscaloosa
Standard Zip Codes 35490
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.174
Longitude -87.233

Vance Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 53 F
Apr Temp 43 to 75 F
Jul Temp 65 to 92 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.5 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Distance 37.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
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Vance Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 500 100%
Male 262 52.4%
Female 238 47.6%
Under 18 124 24.8%
18+ 376 75.2%
65+ 58 11.6%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 2.97
White 487 97.4%
African-American 3 0.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 5 1%
Mixed Race 4 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1.2%

Estimated Vance Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 555
Growth 55
Growth % 11%

Vance 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 30.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 25%
Irish 15.4%
English 10.9%
German 7.1%
Welsh 3.8%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Bulgarian 1.6%
Swedish 1.3%
Italian 1%
Polish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Vance 500 $50,833
Brookwood 1,483 $46,071
Centreville 2,466 $43,309
Coaling 1,115 $55,125
Lake View 1,357 $60,119
North Johns 142 $33,750
West Blocton 1,372 $38,854
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