Luverne, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Luverne, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Luverne had a population of 2,848 as of July 1, 2016. Luverne ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Luverne is located at latitude 31.7189 and longitude -86.2691 in Crenshaw County. 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. Crenshaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 354 feet.

The City of Luverne (GNIS ID: 2404977) 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.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Luverne is located within Luverne Division of Crenshaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Luverne population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Luverne, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,848
Population in Households 2,779
Population in Familes 2,271
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,153
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 760
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,302 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 726 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 426 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 149 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $97,368
Average Home Value $133,058


Median Household Income $35,250
Average Household Income $46,470
Per Capita Income $19,346
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.27% 0.15%
Households 0.25% 0.16%
Families 0.67% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.31%
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 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 169 71st
Population Density1 # 360 38th
Diversity Index2 # 119 80th
Median Household Income # 360 38th
Per Capita Income # 341 41st

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