Lanett, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lanett, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Lanett had a population of 6,267 as of July 1, 2015. Lanett ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lanett is located at latitude 32.8578 and longitude -85.2078 in Chambers County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lanett (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Chambers County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 591 feet.

The City of Lanett has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lanett population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lanett: Bluffton.

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Lanett, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,267
Population in Households 6,182
Population in Familes 4,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 85
Population Density1 1,008
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,667
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 1,678
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,573 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,093 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 685 (20.4%)
Median Home Value $83,635
Average Home Value $105,130
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $28,613
Average Household Income $40,090
Per Capita Income $17,188
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.6% -0.29%
Households -0.4% -0.23%
Families -0.75% -0.42%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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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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, 2015 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 # 46 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 55 91st
Median Household Income # 492 15th
Per Capita Income # 462 20th

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