Sheffield Colbert County, Alabama

Sheffield: City in Alabama, USA

About

Sheffield is a city located in the county of Colbert in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,039. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,839 inhabitants.

The city was created 137 years ago in 1884.

Sheffield Quick Facts

Population : 8,839 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Colbert County
Postal code : 35660
Phone Area Codes : 256
Water as percent of area : 1.39%
Land as percent of area : 98.61%
Named for : Sheffield
Altitude : 515 feet / 157 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1885 (137 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 12:57:44 (26th May 2022)
Population growth : -2.26% (2010-2020)
Sheffield locator map
Location of Sheffield on Alabama map.
Sheffield Downtown Commercial Historic District 2012-09-30 12-35-17 image
Sheffield Downtown Commercial Historic District 2012-09-30 12-35-17
Sheffield Downtown Commercial Historic District 2012-09-30 12-35-17 image

Geography

Sheffield is located at 34°45'54"N 87°41'55"W (34.7650900, -87.6986400). It has 2 neighbors: Muscle Shoals and Tuscumbia.

Sheffield map

Sheffield has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Sheffield decreased by 2.26% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,039 - census
2011 8,999 -0.44% estimation process
2012 9,024 0.28% estimation process
2013 9,060 0.4% estimation process
2014 9,085 0.28% estimation process
2015 9,063 -0.24% estimation process
2016 9,010 -0.59% estimation process
2017 8,971 -0.43% estimation process
2018 8,942 -0.32% estimation process
2019 8,901 -0.46% estimation process
2020 8,839 -0.7% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 8,901
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 9,039
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -1.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,403
April 1, 2010 Population : 9,039
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 20.5%
People over 65 (%) : 21.4%
Female persons, % : 53.7%
White only, percent : 71.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 24.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.1%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.4%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.4%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.3%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 69.7%
2015-2019 Veterans : 531
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.7%

Sheffield zip code is 35660. County name: Colbert, County fips: 01033

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $90,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $905
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $401
2015-2019 median gross rent : $645
2015-2019 Households : 4,046
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,076
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 132,163
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 123,805
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,729
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,194
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,838
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 889
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 478
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 345
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 722
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 765
2010 population per square mile : 1,419.1
2010 land area in square miles : 6.37
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 57.7%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $90,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $905
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $401
2015-2019 median gross rent : $645
2015-2019 Households : 4,046
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.21
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 90.0%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 75.0%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 63.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 12.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 16,076
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 132,163
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 123,805
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,729
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 21.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,194
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,838
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.4%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 889
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 478
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 345
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 722
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 765
2010 population per square mile : 1,419.1
2010 land area in square miles : 6.37

People born in Sheffield (14)

People born in Sheffield, including bass player, Muscle Shoals session player David Hood, politician and actor Fred Thompson, United States Senator from Kentucky, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, .

List

  • Willie Ruff (American musician) he was born in 01/09/1931
  • Adam Lazzara (American singer) he was born in 22/09/1981
  • John W. Keys (American government official) he was born in 01/01/1941
  • Rick James (pitcher who played in Major League Baseball with the Cubs in 1967) he was born in 11/10/1947
  • Wayne Greenhaw (journalist, writer) he was born in 17/02/1940
  • William Willis (painter) he was born in 01/01/1943
  • Jimmy Johnson (American musician (1943-2019)) he was born in 04/02/1943
  • Larry Stutts (American politician) he was born in 01/05/1954
  • Amanda Chase (American politician) she was born in 01/12/1969
  • Herschel Sizemore he was born in 06/08/1935
  • Mario Donaldson (American basketball player) he was born in 11/03/1968

Post offices near Sheffield

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sheffield Post Office Sheffield (AL) 35660

Other places with the same name (7)

Other cities in Colbert County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Colbert County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Muscle Shoals 14,877 City in Alabama, USA
Tuscumbia 8,462 City in Alabama, United States of America
Bear Creek 1,061 Town in Marion County, Alabama, USA
Cherokee 999 Town in Alabama, United States
Littleville 992 Town
Leighton 754 Town in Alabama
Section 743 Town in Alabama
Lakeview 156 Town in DeKalb County, Alabama

Distance to Other Cities

Sheffield distances to largest Alabama cities