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Demopolis is a city in Marengo County.

The community name derives from Greek for "the people's city."

The latitude of Demopolis is 32.517N. The longitude is -87.836W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 121 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,372.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$26,481
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Demopolis demographic reports
Demopolis is at the confluence of the Black Warrior and the Tombigee rivers.
Settled by exiles from Napoleon's court
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 91. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 12.2 per 1,000 people.
Ranked among the top 10 small towns, February 2001 in the ePodunk Home Towns Index
Local festivals include:
  • Heritage Appreciation Days - March 15-16, 2007
  • Harvest Fest - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Demopolis web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Gaineswood, Bluff Hall, Laird Cottage, Lyon House Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Demopolis demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marengo County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36732 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Demopolis residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Demopolis ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Demopolis was $16,687, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

16% of Demopolis residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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History

Historic districts in Demopolis include Demopolis Historic Business District ... View historic districts

Housing & real estate

Median rent in Demopolis, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $199.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $802.


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Libraries in Demopolis include Demopolis Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Demopolis include Demopolis Times

TV stations in Demopolis include WIIQ.

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Marengo County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Demopolis political report.

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The average commute time for Demopolis workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Demopolis include Demopolis Days Inn, Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn, Red Carpet Inn, Windwood Inn Demopolis.

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