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Lake View, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake View is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Tuscaloosa County at latitude 33.2817 and longitude -87.1413. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 489 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Lake View, but most people and references simply refer to it as Lake View, Alabama.

The P1 Census Class Code for Lake View indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 2,072
Population in Households 2,072
Population in Familes 1,848
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,297
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 724
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 583
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 705 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 647 (91.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 0
Median Home Value $232,911
Average Home Value $235,687


Median Household Income $71,246
Average Household Income $79,632
Per Capita Income $28,704
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.52% 1.48%
Households 1.63% 1.45%
Families 0.78% 1.43%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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 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 # 206 65th
Population Density1 # 30 95th
Diversity Index2 # 444 23rd
Median Household Income # 20 97th
Per Capita Income # 46 92nd

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