Fort Payne DeKalb County, Alabama

Fort Payne: City in Alabama, US

About

Fort Payne is a city located in the county of DeKalb in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 14,012. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,041 inhabitants.

The city was created 133 years ago in 1888.

Fort Payne Quick Facts

Population : 14,041 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : DeKalb County
Postal code : 35967–35968
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 0.64%
Land as percent of area : 99.36%
Altitude : 906 feet / 276 meters
Capital city : Fort Payne is capital of DeKalb County
Establishment : January 01, 1889 (133 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:43:43 (21st May 2022)
Population growth : 0.21% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Fort Payne is located at 34°26'39"N 85°43'11"W (34.4442500, -85.7196900).

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Demographics

The population of Fort Payne increased by 0.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 12,938 - estimation process
2010 14,012 7.66% census
2011 14,245 1.64% estimation process
2012 14,140 -0.74% estimation process
2013 14,107 -0.23% estimation process
2014 14,112 0.04% estimation process
2015 14,122 0.07% estimation process
2016 14,113 -0.06% estimation process
2017 14,145 0.23% estimation process
2018 14,099 -0.33% estimation process
2019 14,074 -0.18% estimation process
2020 14,041 -0.24% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 14,074
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 14,096
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 14,877
April 1, 2010 Population : 14,012
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.1%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.7%
People over 65 (%) : 15.7%
Female persons, % : 50.7%
White only, percent : 80.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.5%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 2.9%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 23.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 70.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 574
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 10.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.9%

Fort Payne zip code is 35967. County name: DeKalb, County fips: 01049

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $124,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,024
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $316
2015-2019 median gross rent : $595
2015-2019 Households : 5,066
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 70.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 46,280
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 120,896
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 768,537
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 353,051
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,032
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,273
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,497
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,762
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,085
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 460
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,521
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 195
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,440
2010 population per square mile : 252.5
2010 land area in square miles : 55.49
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $124,900
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,024
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $316
2015-2019 median gross rent : $595
2015-2019 Households : 5,066
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.70
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.3%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 79.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 70.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 46,280
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 120,896
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 768,537
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 353,051
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,032
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $40,273
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $20,497
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,762
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,085
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 460
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 101
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,521
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 195
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,440
2010 population per square mile : 252.5
2010 land area in square miles : 55.49

People born in Fort Payne (19)

People born in Fort Payne, including aviator Katherine Stinson, racecar driver Fonty Flock, racecar driver Tim Flock, .

List

  • Thomas H. Cook (American writer) he was born in 19/09/1947
  • Philip Ober (American stage, film and television actor) he was born in 23/03/1902
  • Larry Nelson (American professional golfer) he was born in 10/09/1947
  • Bob Flock (American racing driver) he was born in 16/04/1918
  • Duward Crow (United States Air Force general) he was born in 26/06/1919
  • Edward Anderson Stinson (aviation pioneer and entrepreneur) he was born in 11/07/1893
  • Ethel Mobley (American stock car racing driver) she was born in 08/03/1920
  • Forrest S. McCartney (United States Air Force lieutenant general) he was born in 23/03/1931
  • Jeff Cook (American musician) he was born in 27/08/1949
  • Jerry Ellis (author) he was born in 01/01/1947
  • Randy Owen (American musician) he was born in 13/12/1949
  • Ron Sparks (Alabama Democratic politician) he was born in 29/10/1952
  • Weston Burt (American musician)
  • Sheila LaBarre (American woman convicted of murder in New Hampshire) she was born in 04/07/1958
  • Leon Hardeman (American football player (1932-2019)) he was born in 06/06/1932
  • James Dean (American illustrator, born 1957, creator of Pete the Cat) he was born in 17/12/1957

Schools in Fort Payne

College & universities near Fort Payne, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101277 New Beginning College of Cosmetology Albertville (AL) 35951
102076 Snead State Community College Boaz (AL) 35957-0734

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Payne, AL

Code Name Address Type
ATN Anniston 126 West 4th St RAIL

Post offices near Fort Payne

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Payn Post Office Fort Payne (AL) 35967

Other cities in DeKalb County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in DeKalb County , AL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Rainsville 5,149 City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States
Henagar 2,367 City in Alabama
Collinsville 1,938 Town in Alabama
Sylvania 1,860 City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States of America
Crossville 1,847 Town of the United States
Mount Vernon 1,504 Town in Mobile County, Alabama
Fyffe 1,076 City in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States of America
Powell 908 City in Alabama, United States
Geraldine 896 Town in DeKalb County, Alabama, United States
Douglas 780 Town in Marshall County, Alabama, in the United States
Ider 737 Town in Alabama, USA
Valley Head 563 Town
Hammondville 485 Town
Mentone 332 Town in Alabama
Pine Ridge 273 Town in Alabama
Oak Hill 23 Town in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Payne distances to largest Alabama cities