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McKenzie, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of McKenzie is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Butler County at latitude 31.5465 and longitude -86.726. Butler County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 453 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of McKenzie, but most people and references simply refer to it as McKenzie, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for McKenzie indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of McKenzie (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.72 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for McKenzie: Persimmon Creek.

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McKenzie, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 540
Population in Households 540
Population in Familes 435
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 145
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 236
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 152
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $79,545
Average Home Value $94,643


Median Household Income $24,353
Average Household Income $36,533
Per Capita Income $16,191
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.44% 0.04%
Households 0.81% 0.0%
Families 1.61% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


McKenzie, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McKenzie to the other 578 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 396 32nd
Population Density1 # 401 31st
Diversity Index2 # 227 61st
Median Household Income # 546 6th
Per Capita Income # 473 18th

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