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Census Data for Central ...

As far as we can tell, Central has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Central, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
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Jackson County ...

Central is located in Jackson County.

For more information, please visit our Census Page for Jackson County.

Population Rings for Central ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Central and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Central. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<3> We don't have the population of Central, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]33,046-0.65%
10 mi   [16 km]87,370-0.79%
15 mi   [24 km]1846,318-0.19%
20 mi   [32 km]2149,936-0.35%
25 mi   [40 km]3159,563-0.31%
30 mi   [48 km]4484,487-0.42%

Miscellaneous Information for Central ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has referenced one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either Jackson County or the community of Central:

The GNIS Codes ...

The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Central:

GNIS ID for Central: 115882

GNIS ID for Jackson County: 161561

GNIS ID for Alabama: 1779775

The FIPS Codes ...

An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):

State Code: 01 (Alabama)

County Code: 071 (Jackson County)

Place Code: 13465 (Central)

State & County Code: 01/071 (Alabama / Jackson County)

State & Place Code: 01/13465 (Alabama / Central)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Central is located in Census Region #3 (the South Region) and Division #6 (the East South-Central Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Central.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN)

The official website of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)


Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Central. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Central) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Central. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6662, Longitude: -85.7905     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Central have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The communities in our count are those provided by the 2010 Census, so keep in mind that our population rings will only include the people living in those communities. Smaller communities usually don't participate directly in the Census and therefore they won't be included. While our count is a close approximation, it shouldn't be considered as a complete or accurate count.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Central.