Goodwater, AL Population

Population: 1,633. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,494 (-8.5% change)
Males: 762 (46.7%), Females: 871 (53.3%)

Coosa County

Zip code: 35072

Median resident age: 37.5 years
Median household income: $22,188
Median house value: $39,300

Races in Goodwater:

  • Black (73.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (25.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (7.7%), English (2.0%), Irish (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.0%).

Elevation: 840 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Map of Goodwater, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Goodwater

  • High school or higher: 55.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goodwater city

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 44.3%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -207 (-11.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Goodwater:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Goodwater:

  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 35 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 39 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)
  • MONTGOMERY RGNL (DANNELLY FIELD) (about 57 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Abbreviation: MGM)

Other public-use airports nearest to Goodwater:

  • THOMAS C RUSSELL FLD (about 14 miles; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Abbreviation: ALX)
  • MERKEL FIELD SYLACAUGA MUNI (about 19 miles; SYLACAUGA, AL; Abbreviation: SCD)
  • ASHLAND/LINEVILLE (about 24 miles; ASHLAND/LINEVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: 26A)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goodwater:

  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; WADLEY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • FAULKNER UNIVERSITY (about 49 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,283)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 50 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 51 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 19,703)
  • ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,359)
  • COMMUNITY COLLEGE OF THE AIR FORCE (about 52 miles; MONTGOMERY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 126,963)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)

Libraries

Library in Goodwater:

  • GOODWATER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,524; Location: 36 WEOGUFKA STREET; 10,284 books; 254 audio materials; 363 video materials; 32 serial subscriptions)