Limestone County AL Information


Limestone County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Limestone County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 15 79th
Population Density1 # 12 84th
Diversity Index2 # 38 45th
Median Household Income # 7 91st
Per Capita Income # 6 93rd

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


Total Population 89,820
Population in Households 86,873
Population in Familes 74,427
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,947
Population Density1 160
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 34,299
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 24,857
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 38,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,047 (68.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,252 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,856 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $197,725
Average Home Value $240,112


Median Household Income $50,728
Average Household Income $64,331
Per Capita Income $24,865
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.94% 2.01%
Households 2.06% 2.08%
Families 1.97% 2.03%
Median Household Income   2.03%
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.

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