Westover, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Westover, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Westover had a population of 1,155 as of July 1, 2016. Westover ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westover is located at latitude 33.3783 and longitude -86.5368 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westover (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.

The Town of Westover (GNIS ID: 2406871) 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 Town of Westover is located within Chelsea Division of Shelby County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Westover 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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Westover, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,155
Population in Households 1,152
Population in Familes 995
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 65
Diversity Index2 27
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 454
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 521 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 379 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $187,987
Average Home Value $239,842
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,194
Average Household Income $76,768
Per Capita Income $29,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.55% 1.72%
Households 1.37% 1.66%
Families 1.57% 1.56%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Westover, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westover 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 # 291 50th
Population Density1 # 520 11th
Diversity Index2 # 382 34th
Median Household Income # 54 91st
Per Capita Income # 40 93rd

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