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Census Data for Rocky Head ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Enterprise28,024   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
 Troy19,191   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 Ozark14,610   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
 Daleville5,101   S   19 miles [30.6 km]

Dale County ...

Rocky Head is located in Dale County.

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

Population Rings for Rocky Head ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2741-3.01%
10 mi   [16 km]417,323-2.39%
15 mi   [24 km]619,950-1.69%
20 mi   [32 km]1580,365+2.36%
25 mi   [40 km]2184,718+2.19%
30 mi   [48 km]2897,053+1.9%

Miscellaneous Information for Rocky Head ...

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 Dale County or the community of Rocky Head:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Rocky Head: 153202

GNIS ID for Dale County: 161548

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: 045 (Dale County)

Place Code: 65856 (Rocky Head)

State & County Code: 01/045 (Alabama / Dale County)

State & Place Code: 01/65856 (Alabama / Rocky Head)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Rocky Head 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 Rocky Head.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Rocky Head. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rocky Head) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rocky Head. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5682, Longitude: -85.7686     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Rocky Head 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 Rocky Head.