Courtland, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Courtland, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland had a population of 634 as of July 1, 2017. Courtland ranks in the upper 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 Courtland is located at latitude 34.6699 and longitude -87.3279 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Courtland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 571 feet.

The Town of Courtland (GNIS ID: 2406323) 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 Courtland is located within Town Creek-Courtland Division of Lawrence County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Courtland 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 Courtland: Ebenezer.

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


Total Population 634
Daytime Population: Workers 313
Daytime Population: Residents 433
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.18
Population in Households 634
Population in Familes 519
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 215
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $34,826
Average Household Income $43,902
Per Capita Income $19,555


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 209 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $93,072
Average Home Value $122,967


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 190
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 0.56% 0.0%
Households 0.68% 0.0%
Families 0.15% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   2.1%

Courtland, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Courtland 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 # 373 36th
Population Density # 323 44th
Diversity Index # 106 82nd
Median Household Income # 408 30th
Per Capita Income # 376 35th

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