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The location of South Calera

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Census Data for South Calera ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Hoover84,978   N   21 miles [33.8 km]
 Vestavia Hills34,688   N   26 miles [41.8 km]
 Alabaster32,948   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
 Bessemer26,511   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Homewood25,613   N   26 miles [41.8 km]

Shelby County ...

South Calera is located in Shelby County.

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

Population Rings for South Calera ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]213,489+16.08%
10 mi   [16 km]523,510+10.82%
15 mi   [24 km]863,049+9.19%
20 mi   [32 km]14118,311+8.68%
25 mi   [40 km]22239,265+5.4%
30 mi   [48 km]39383,642+3.22%

Miscellaneous Information for South Calera ...

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 Shelby County or the community of South Calera:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for South Calera: 157087

GNIS ID for Shelby County: 161584

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: 117 (Shelby County)

Place Code: 71568 (South Calera)

State & County Code: 01/117 (Alabama / Shelby County)

State & Place Code: 01/71568 (Alabama / South Calera)

Misc. Census Codes ...

South Calera 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 South Calera.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.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 'point-to-point' distance from South Calera. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- South Calera) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Calera. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0746, Longitude: -86.7494     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for South Calera 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 South Calera.