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Section is a town in Jackson County, in the Scottsboro metro area.
The community was named for the 16th section of land set aside for schools
The latitude of Section is 34.578N. The longitude is -85.986W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,348 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 763.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Section demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jackson 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 35771 ZIP code.
12% of Section residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Section ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Section was $17,036, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Section residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Section, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $720.
Jackson County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Section political report.
The average commute time for Section workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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