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Census Data for Whiton ...

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

 Community 2016<1>
Population
DirectionDistance<2>
 Gadsden35,837   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
 Albertville21,525   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
 Scottsboro14,677   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

DeKalb County ...

Whiton is located in DeKalb County.

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

Population Rings for Whiton ...

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

  Radius   No of
    Communities    
2016
    Population    
Change
  Since 2010    
5 mi   [8 km]2898+0.22%
10 mi   [16 km]632,844+1.82%
15 mi   [24 km]1449,704+1.63%
20 mi   [32 km]2473,797+0.97%
25 mi   [40 km]36146,097-0.12%
30 mi   [48 km]53181,059---

Miscellaneous Information for Whiton ...

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 DeKalb County or the community of Whiton:

The GNIS Codes ...

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

GNIS ID for Whiton: 155307

GNIS ID for DeKalb County: 161550

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: 049 (DeKalb County)

Place Code: 82392 (Whiton)

State & County Code: 01/049 (Alabama / DeKalb County)

State & Place Code: 01/82392 (Alabama / Whiton)

Misc. Census Codes ...

Whiton 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 Whiton.

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whiton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3556, Longitude: -86.0786     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Whiton 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 Whiton.