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Triana, Alabama
—  Town  —
Location in Madison County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Template:Coord/link
Country United States
State Alabama
County Madison
Incorporated November 13, 1819[1]
Area
 - Total 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 - Land 1.3 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 623 ft (190 m)
Population (2000)
 - Total 458
 - Density 352.3/sq mi (138.8/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 - Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35758
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-76824
GNIS feature ID 0157170

Triana (Template:Pron-en, Template:IPA-endia) is a town located on the southern county line of Madison County, Alabama, United States, and is included in the Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the population of the town is 458.

GeographyEdit

Triana is located at Template:Coord/link (34.587456, -86.736251)[2].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km²), all of it land.

DemographicsEdit

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 458 people, 162 households, and 116 families residing in the town. The population density was 360.4 people per square mile (139.2/km²). There were 176 housing units at an average density of 138.5 per square mile (53.5/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 11.35% White, 86.46% Black or African American, 1.09% Native American, 0.44% Asian, and 0.66% from two or more races. 0.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 162 households out of which 38.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.2% were married couples living together, 34.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 26.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.44.

In the town the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 10.0% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 92.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,250, and the median income for a family was $30,750. Males had a median income of $26,875 versus $16,538 for females. The per capita income for the town was $13,012. About 27.3% of families and 27.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 44.6% of those under age 18 and 7.5% of those age 65 or over.

ReferencesEdit

  1. A Digest of the Laws of the State of Alabama: Containing The Statutes and Resolutions in Force at the end of the General Assembly in January, 1823. Published by Ginn & Curtis, J. & J. Harper, Printers, New-York, 1828. Title 62. Chapter XXXII. Page 810."An Act to Establish the Town of Triana, and to Incorporate its Trustees.—Passed November 13, 1819." (Google Books)
  2. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. http://www.census.gov/geo/www/gazetteer/gazette.html. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: Template:Coord/input/dec

Madison County
County seat Huntsville
Cities Huntsville · Madison · New Hope
Towns Gurley · Owens Cross Roads · Triana
CDPs Harvest · Hazel Green · Meridianville · Moores Mill · New Market · Redstone Arsenal

Template:Huntsville-Decatur Metropolitan Area

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