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Level Plains, Alabama - Basic Facts

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

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Dale County at latitude 31.2996 and longitude -85.778. Dale County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 315 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Level Plains (see map) encompass a land area of 3.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Level Plains: Level Plain, Level Plains Crossroads.

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


Total Population 2,082
Population in Households 2,082
Population in Familes 1,720
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 680
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 828
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 594
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 587 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 241 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $113,352
Average Home Value $123,299


Median Household Income $43,396
Average Household Income $55,294
Per Capita Income $21,121
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.03% 0.72%
Households 0.78% 0.74%
Families 0.16% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.06%
Per Capita Income   2.06%
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.


Level Plains, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Level Plains 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 # 201 65th
Population Density1 # 87 85th
Diversity Index2 # 59 90th
Median Household Income # 154 74th
Per Capita Income # 172 70th

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