Daviston, Alabama

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Daviston is a town in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 267. It is part of the Alexander City Micropolitan Statistical Area.


Daviston is located at 33°3′19″N 85°38′21″W / 33.05528°N 85.63917°W / 33.05528; -85.63917 (33.055251, -85.639164)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 9.2 square miles (23.8 km²), of which, 9.2 square miles (23.8 km²) of it is land and 0.11% is water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 267 people, 109 households, and 74 families residing in the town. The population density was 29.1 people per square mile (11.2/km²). There were 117 housing units at an average density of 12.8/sq mi (4.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 82.02% White and 17.98% Black or African American. 1.50% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 109 households out of which 34.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.3% were married couples living together, 14.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.7% under the age of 18, 6.7% from 18 to 24, 32.6% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 103.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.9 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,250, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $26,250 versus $16,875 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,239. About 15.9% of families and 18.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.7% of those under the age of eighteen and 20.0% of those sixty five or over.


Coordinates: 33°03′19″N 85°38′21″W / 33.055251°N 85.639164°W / 33.055251; -85.639164

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