Fruitdale CDP, Alabama
Population 174


Median Home Value
Half are $9,999 - $23,300
Median Year Housing Built
Employment & Commute
Median Household Income
Poverty Rate

The city of Fruitdale is a rural city located in southwest Alabama. It borders Mississippi. Fruitdale is one of 3 cities in Washington County. While many may refer to it as a city, it actually is a census designated place (CDP).

Fruitdale, AL is a Place (Census Designated):
Often referred to as cities, places can be categorized as Census Designated Places (CDP) or legal entities. The places that are legal entities provide governmental functions. CDPs have no governmental authority and exist only for statistical purposes. They are similar to legal entities in that they are a concentrated population identifiable by a name. Neither cross state lines, but may extend across county lines. A CDP may not extend into a legal entity.



Median Year Housing was BuiltAll Housing Including Owner/Renter Occupied and Unoccupied


Median Owner Occupied Home Value


Housing Affordability (Median Multiple)

The median multiple is the ratio of median house price by the median annual household income. In other words, how many years would it take for the median income to pay off the median home price? Higher values indicate that the incomes in the area are not high enough to warrant the higher home prices. Anything under 3 is considered affordable while higher values indicate that housing is not affordable.



Median Household Income


Household Income Inequality

Income inequality is measured using the Gini coefficient. Lower values indicate that household income is spread evenly across the income groups. Higher values indicate that one income group is much more common than others.


Poverty Rate

Poverty status uses the standards set by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). If a family's total income is less than a certain threshold, every person in the family is considered to be in poverty. The threshold varies based on family size, composition, and age.


Median Annual Individual EarningsPast 12 months for the Population Ages 16+ With Earnings


Labor Force Participation RatePopulation Ages 16+

People in the labor force include those in the armed forces as well as civilians who are employed or classified as unemployed. To classify as unemployed, people must be actively looking for work. Common people that are not considered in the labor force are students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers not currently looking for work, and institutionalized people. In Fruitdale, AL, 47% of people are neither employed or looking for work.



Total Population

Life Stages

Children Under 10
Children 10-17
Young Adult Singles
Middle Aged and Married


The climate estimates use Fruitdale, AL weather from 1971 to 2000 at the nearest official weather station which is located at CHA.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (Inches)

Summer High Temps

This weather station's average summer high temps are higher than 84% of other weather stations.

Winter Low Temps

This weather station's average winter low temps are higher than 89% of other weather stations.

Precipitation Levels

This weather station's average precipitation levels are higher than 96% of other weather stations.

Entity Info

State2013 ACSAL
Summary Level2013 ACS160 (place)
Logical Record Number2010 Census0269309
Logical Record Number2013 ACS0007192
Region2013 ACS3
Division2013 ACS6
State FIPS2013 ACS01
Place FIPS2013 ACS28408
Metro Micro Politan Statistical Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
New England City & Town Area Principal City Indicator2010 CensusN
Name2010 CensusFruitdale CDP
Name2013 ACSFruitdale CDP, Alabama
Functional Status Code2010 CensusS
Legal Statistical Area Description Code2013 ACS57
State ANSI2010 Census01779775
Place ANSI2010 Census02628591
Full GEOID2013 ACS16000US0128408
GEOID2013 ACS0128408
Population2010 Census185
Population2013 ACS174
Housing Units2010 Census82
Housing Units2013 ACS47
Land Area2013 ACS4.5 square miles
Water Area2013 ACS0.0 square miles
Population Density2013 ACS38.9 people per sq. mile
Minimum Bounding Rectangle Or Bounding Box2013 ACS[31.324022,-88.444156450475], [31.357793,-88.382595],
Centroid Or Center Coordinates2013 ACS31.342872354632, -88.410842386135
FIPS Place Class Code2010 CensusU1
Place Size Code2010 Census04