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Lake View, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake View had a population of 2,122 as of July 1, 2016. Lake View ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lake View is located at latitude 33.2817 and longitude -87.1413 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake View (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The Town of Lake View (GNIS ID: 2405977) 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 Lake View is located within Abernant Division of Tuscaloosa County.

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


Total Population 2,122
Population in Households 2,122
Population in Familes 1,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,328
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 723
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 581
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 730 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 644 (88.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (10.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 1.0%)
Median Home Value $174,006
Average Home Value $185,031


Median Household Income $71,898
Average Household Income $83,534
Per Capita Income $29,394
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 1.38%
Households 1.08% 1.21%
Families 0.48% 1.14%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Lake View, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake View 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 # 205 65th
Population Density1 # 29 95th
Diversity Index2 # 444 24th
Median Household Income # 18 97th
Per Capita Income # 42 93rd

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