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Pinson, Alabama

Pinson is a town located in Jefferson County, Alabama. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 5,033.

Geography Pinson is located at 33°41'11" North, 86°40'55" West (33.686301, -86.681913)1.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 18.2 km² (7.0 mi²). 18.1 km² (7.0 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.43% water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 5,033 people, 1,853 households, and 1,450 families residing in the town. The population density is 278.4/km² (721.2/mi²). There are 1,953 housing units at an average density of 108.0/km² (279.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the town is 89.85% White, 8.33% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. 2.27% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 1,853 households out of which 41.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.8% are married couples living together, 15.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.7% are non-families. 19.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 6.3% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.71 and the average family size is 3.08.

In the town the population is spread out with 28.3% under the age of 18, 9.7% from 18 to 24, 31.7% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 33 years. For every 100 females there are 93.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 88.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town is $39,583, and the median income for a family is $48,707. Males have a median income of $33,843 versus $25,112 for females. The per capita income for the town is $17,704. 10.3% of the population and 8.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 12.2% are under the age of 18 and 10.9% are 65 or older.

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