Fort Payne Information

Fort Payne Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Fort Payne, AL

General Fort Payne Information

State: Alabama

County: Dekalb County

Close cities: Fort Payne, AL, Shiloh, AL, Valley Head, AL, Mentone, AL, Pine Ridge, AL, Hammondville, AL, Sand Rock, AL, Sylvania, AL, Powell, AL, Rainsville, AL

Fort Payne Population (census data)
Total 13,916 (+5.3% since 2000)
Male 6,680 (48.0%)
Female 7,236 (52.0%)

Population Density: 249 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.8 (US Avg is 100)

Fort Payne Elevation: 899 feet above sea level

Land Area: 55.9 square miles

Median Household Income: $39,733

Zip Codes: 35967, and 35968.

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Fort Payne Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (80.8%)
  • Hispanic (12.2%)
  • Other race (8.4%)
  • Black (4.5%)
  • Two or more races (2.3%)
  • American Indian (1.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (25.0%)
  • Irish (10.1%)
  • English (7.8%)
  • German (5.0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1.8%)
  • French (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 1,295 people (9.3%)
  • Latin America (100.0%)

Local Fort Payne Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Atlanta Braves
NFL Football: Atlanta Falcons, Tennessee Titans
NBA Basketball: Memphis Grizzlies, , Atlanta Hawks
NHL Hockey: Nashville Predators,
NCAA Sports: Alabama A&M University, Jacksonville State University

Fort Payne School Information

High Schools
Fort Payne High School (201 45th Street NE, Fort Payne, AL, 35967 - Fort Payne City School District District)
Middle Schools
Fort Payne Middle School (4910 Martin Avenue NE, Fort Payne, AL, 35967 - Fort Payne City School District District)
Elementary Schools
Williams Avenue Elementary School (1700 Williams Avenue NE, Fort Payne, AL, 35967 - Fort Payne City School District District)
Wills Valley Elementary School (4111 Williams Avenue NE, Fort Payne, AL, 35967 - Fort Payne City School District District)

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