Alford, Florida

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Alford, Florida
Location of Alford in Jackson County, Florida.
Location of Alford in Jackson County, Florida.
Coordinates: 30°41′41″N 85°23′35″W / 30.69472°N 85.39306°W / 30.69472; -85.39306Coordinates: 30°41′41″N 85°23′35″W / 30.69472°N 85.39306°W / 30.69472; -85.39306
Country United States
State Florida
County Jackson
Area
 • Total1.07 sq mi (2.78 km2)
 • Land1.05 sq mi (2.73 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)
Elevation
148 ft (45 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total489
 • Estimate 
(2019)[2]
463
 • Density438.86/sq mi (169.50/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
32420
Area code(s)850
FIPS code12-00625[3]
GNIS feature ID0277741[4]

Alford is a town in Jackson County, Florida, United States. It is located in the Florida Panhandle near Marianna. The population was 489 at the 2010 census.[5]

Geography[edit]

Alford is located at 30°41′41″N 85°23′35″W / 30.69472°N 85.39306°W / 30.69472; -85.39306 (30.694794, -85.393119).[6]

The town is located along U.S. Route 231 approximately 4 mi (6 km) south of its intersection with Interstate 10. Via US 231, Cottondale is 7 mi (11 km) north, and Panama City is 44 mi (71 km) south-southwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2), of which 1.3 square miles (3.4 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.53%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1920207
19302216.8%
194028328.1%
195037532.5%
19603801.3%
19704025.8%
198054836.3%
1990472−13.9%
2000466−1.3%
20104894.9%
2019 (est.)463[2]−5.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census of 2010, there were 489 people and 202 households in the town.

The population was 48 percent male and 52 percent female. Twenty percent of the population was under 18 and 15.5 percent 65 or over. Ninety-three percent of the population was white and 4 percent Hispanic or Latino.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 2, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020.
  3. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-01. Retrieved 2012-03-26.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.