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Florala, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Florala had a population of 2,050 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Florala is located at latitude 31.0224 and longitude -86.3182 in Covington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Florala (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0.45 sq. miles. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The Town of Florala (GNIS ID: 2406502) 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 Florala is located within Florala Division of Covington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Florala population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Florala: Lake City, Lake View, Lakeview.

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Florala, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,050
Daytime Population: Workers 880
Daytime Population: Residents 1,251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,131
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,970
Population in Familes 1,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density2 195
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $29,483
Average Household Income $40,232
Per Capita Income $17,663


Total Housing Units 1,152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 497 (43.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 373 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 282 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $74,409
Average Home Value $120,833


Total Households 870
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.48% 0.19%
Households 0.5% 0.23%
Families 0.21% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Florala, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Florala to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 214 63rd
Population Density # 343 41st
Diversity Index # 254 56th
Median Household Income # 515 11th
Per Capita Income # 497 14th

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