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Leroy, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Leroy Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Washington County at latitude 31.4949 and longitude -87.9728. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The formal official name is the Leroy Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Leroy, Alabama.

The U5 Census Class Code for Leroy indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Leroy Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leroy: Dogwood Level, New Canaan, Possum Corner.

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


Total Population 998
Population in Households 998
Population in Familes 877
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 84
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 289
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 444 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 331 (74.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $92,898
Average Home Value $125,532


Median Household Income $33,737
Average Household Income $46,153
Per Capita Income $18,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.17% 0.02%
Households 2.43% 0.15%
Families 1.61% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.


Leroy, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leroy 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 # 310 47th
Population Density1 # 489 16th
Diversity Index2 # 173 70th
Median Household Income # 380 34th
Per Capita Income # 359 38th

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