Lowndes County AL Information


Lowndes County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 10,949
Population in Households 10,853
Population in Familes 9,285
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 15
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 4,290
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 3,001
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 5,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,291 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 999 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 834 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $73,808
Average Home Value $125,767


Median Household Income $27,890
Average Household Income $46,173
Per Capita Income $18,257
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.5% -0.71%
Households -0.23% -0.54%
Families -0.37% -0.63%
Median Household Income   -1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.21%
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.


Lowndes County AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lowndes County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 64 6th
Population Density1 # 63 9th
Diversity Index2 # 40 42nd
Median Household Income # 63 7th
Per Capita Income # 54 21st

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