Linden, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Linden, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Linden had a population of 1,960 as of July 1, 2018. Linden ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Linden is located at latitude 32.3014 and longitude -87.7926 in Marengo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Linden (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Marengo County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Linden (GNIS ID: 2404934) 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 City of Linden is located within Linden Division of Marengo County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Linden: Hohenlinden, Lindon, Marengo, Screamsville.

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Linden, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,960
Population in Households 1,829
Population in Familes 1,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 548
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $35,766
Average Household Income $50,163
Per Capita Income $22,091


Total Housing Units 1,009 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 517 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 297 (29.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (19.3%)
Median Home Value $84,806
Average Home Value $105,851


Total Households 814
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 518
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.96% -0.95%
Households -0.9% -0.93%
Families -0.83% -1.11%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Linden, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Linden to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 222 62nd
Population Density # 118 80th
Diversity Index # 79 87th
Median Household Income # 393 32nd
Per Capita Income # 288 51st

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