Duncanville, Alabama Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The population and sate of a place can give you a feel for its quality of life. In Duncanville, for example, 64% of the households are owner-occupied, while the average household size is 3.0 people. While quality of life is subjective, some homebuyers are attracted to a walkable city, while others appreciate the peace and quiet of a suburban neighborhood. Others do not mind reasonable drive times to nearby areas.

The first post office in Duncanville, established in 1882, was in a general store. The post office received the first mail bags on October 1, 1882. Along with the development of the town, the Duncanville Air Force Station also served as the headquarters for the Nike-Hercules missiles and the region's Air Force tracking radars. By 1962, the population of the city reached 5,000. The city adopted a home-rule charter and a council-manager system. The city is known for its ethnic diversity and increased from a population of 13,000 to over 31,000 people in 1988.

In terms of income levels, Duncanville has a somewhat better life than the average American. The median household income in Duncanville is $34,368 - slightly above the national average. A person who earns $36,000 per year is considered middle-class, which means he is more than likely to live in Duncanville. Those earning less than $30k a year are still considered poor. The average household size in Duncanville is 2.2.