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Census Data for Red Star ...

As far as we can tell, Red Star 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 Red Star, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Birmingham212,157   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
 Hoover84,978   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
 Bessemer26,511   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
 Homewood25,613   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]

Walker County ...

Red Star is located in Walker County.

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

Population Rings for Red Star ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]56,698-4.01%
10 mi   [16 km]810,189-3.53%
15 mi   [24 km]1633,385-2.97%
20 mi   [32 km]24100,886-0.86%
25 mi   [40 km]36384,288-0.28%
30 mi   [48 km]47542,692+0.56%

Miscellaneous Information for Red Star ...

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 Walker County or the community of Red Star:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Red Star: 156952

GNIS ID for Walker County: 161589

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: 127 (Walker County)

Place Code: 63895 (Red Star)

State & County Code: 01/127 (Alabama / Walker County)

State & Place Code: 01/63895 (Alabama / Red Star)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Red Star 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 Red Star.

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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 Red Star. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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 Red Star. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red Star) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Star. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7126, Longitude: -87.1214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Star 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 Red Star.