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Cordova, Alabama

Cordova is a city located in Walker County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the city is 2,423.

Geography Cordova is located at 33°45'36" North, 87°11'13" West (33.760106, -87.187083)1.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 15.4 km² (5.9 mi²). 15.3 km² (5.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.84% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 2,423 people, 1,009 households, and 665 families residing in the city. The population density is 158.6/km² (411.0/mi²). There are 1,180 housing units at an average density of 77.2/km² (200.2/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 85.60% White, 13.25% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.04% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.29% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. 0.91% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,009 households out of which 28.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% are married couples living together, 18.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 34.0% are non-families. 31.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 17.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.84.

In the city the population is spread out with 23.2% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 23.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 41 years. For every 100 females there are 79.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 74.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $17,389, and the median income for a family is $24,896. Males have a median income of $32,353 versus $19,549 for females. The per capita income for the city is $11,489. 26.0% of the population and 25.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 30.4% are under the age of 18 and 14.9% are 65 or older.

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