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Luverne, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Luverne is a populated place located in Crenshaw County at latitude 31.7189 and longitude -86.2691. Crenshaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 354 feet.

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

The Census Class Code for Luverne indicates a . The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Luverne (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,804
Population in Households 2,736
Population in Familes 2,242
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 179
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,138
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 755
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,282 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 724 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 414 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 144 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $89,238
Average Home Value $109,323


Median Household Income $36,076
Average Household Income $44,033
Per Capita Income $18,172
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.03% 0.03%
Households 0.06% 0.02%
Families 0.83% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.


Luverne, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Luverne 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 # 168 71st
Population Density1 # 360 38th
Diversity Index2 # 111 81st
Median Household Income # 323 44th
Per Capita Income # 356 39th

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