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Stevenson, Alabama - Basic Facts

Stevenson is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Stevenson.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jackson County at latitude 34.8687 and longitude -85.8394. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 630 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Stevenson (see map) encompass a land area of 7.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.41 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 2,101
Population in Households 2,094
Population in Familes 1,679
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 272
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 933
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 592
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,076 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 597 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 336 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $74,205
Average Home Value $84,841


Median Household Income $31,772
Average Household Income $41,905
Per Capita Income $18,048
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.63% 0.34%
Households 0.75% 0.36%
Families 1.57% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.


Stevenson, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stevenson 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 # 200 66th
Population Density1 # 262 55th
Diversity Index2 # 211 64th
Median Household Income # 408 30th
Per Capita Income # 364 37th

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