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Florala, Alabama - Basic Facts

Florala is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Florala.

It is a populated place located in Covington County at latitude 31.0052 and longitude -86.328. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Florala (see map) encompass a land area of 10.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Florala: Lake City, Lake View, Lakeview.

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Florala, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florala 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 # 210 64th
Population Density1 # 346 40th
Diversity Index2 # 252 57th
Median Household Income # 512 12th
Per Capita Income # 515 11th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 2,024
Population in Households 1,944
Population in Familes 1,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 192
Diversity Index2 39
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 858
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 523
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,131 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 510 (45.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 348 (30.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 273 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $58,969
Average Home Value $83,757
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,365
Average Household Income $35,504
Per Capita Income $15,122
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.52% 0.35%
Households 0.53% 0.3%
Families 0.41% 0.23%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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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