Thorsby, Alabama

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Thorsby is a town in Chilton County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town was 1,820. The town mayor is Dearl Hilyer. The Swede-founded town's name, "Thorsby" is Swedish for "Thor's Village."



Thorsby is located at 32°55'1.171" North, 86°42'57.442" West (32.916992, -86.715956).[1]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13.3 km²), of which, 5.1 square miles (13.3 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it is water. The total area is 0.58% water.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,820 people, 714 households, and 527 families residing in the town. The population density was 355.5 people per square mile (137.2/km²). There were 780 housing units at an average density of 152.4/sq mi (58.8/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 91.98% White, 6.04% Black or African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 1.37% from other races, and 0.22% from two or more races. 2.36% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 714 households out of which 34.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.7% are married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 23.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.00.

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