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Lanett, Alabama - Basic Facts

Lanett is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Lanett.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Chambers County at latitude 32.8687 and longitude -85.1905. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Lanett (see map) encompass a land area of 6.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lanett: Bluffton.

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Lanett, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lanett 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 # 97 83rd
Population Density1 # 47 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 55 91st
Median Household Income # 514 11th
Per Capita Income # 497 14th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 6,242
Population in Households 6,157
Population in Familes 4,909
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,004
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,651
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,685
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,567 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,084 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 709 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $84,099
Average Home Value $106,274
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,317
Average Household Income $36,768
Per Capita Income $15,744
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.83% -0.42%
Households -0.63% -0.37%
Families -0.83% -0.44%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

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