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Census Data for Falls Junction ...

As far as we can tell, Falls Junction<1> 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 Falls Junction, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<2>
Population
DirectionDistance<3>
 Birmingham212,157   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
 Hoover84,978   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
 Alabaster32,948   S   18 miles [29 km]
 Bessemer26,511   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
 Homewood25,613   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

Jefferson County ...

Falls Junction is located in Jefferson County.

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

Population Rings for Falls Junction ...

To help identify the number of people who live in Falls Junction and the surrounding area, we have drawn concentric rings centered on Falls Junction. We counted the number of communities within each ring and summed their populations.<4> We don't have the population of Falls Junction, so its people haven't been included.

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]832,314-1.98%
10 mi   [16 km]20357,451-0.37%
15 mi   [24 km]28524,948+0.89%
20 mi   [32 km]35602,136+1.56%
25 mi   [40 km]45646,969+1.91%
30 mi   [48 km]60697,172+2.39%

Miscellaneous Information for Falls Junction ...

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 Jefferson County or the community of Falls Junction:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Falls Junction: 118187

GNIS ID for Jefferson County: 161562

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: 073 (Jefferson County)

Place Code: 25665 (Falls Junction)

State & County Code: 01/073 (Alabama / Jefferson County)

State & Place Code: 01/25665 (Alabama / Falls Junction)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Falls Junction 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 Falls Junction.

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>It's a common practice for mapmakers to remove the apostrophe from possessive names. So Falls Junction may originally have been Fall's Junction. Sometimes the trailing 's' might be dropped altogether, in which case Falls Junction might be written as Fall Junction. For more information, please visit our Genealogy Helper Page for Falls Junction.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Falls Junction. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Falls Junction) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falls Junction. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5034, Longitude: -86.9233     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Falls Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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