Linden, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Linden, Alabama - Basic Facts

The City of Linden had a population of 2,024 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Linden 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 Linden: Hohenlinden, Lindon, Marengo, Screamsville.

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


Total Population 2,024
Daytime Population: Workers 847
Daytime Population: Residents 1,265
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,112
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 1,893
Population in Familes 1,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 131
Population Density2 566
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $33,640
Average Household Income $47,036
Per Capita Income $20,723


Total Housing Units 1,036 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 548 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $84,900
Average Home Value $105,165


Total Households 842
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 536
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 -0.66% -0.71%
Households -0.56% -0.7%
Families -0.48% -0.83%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   1.35%

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, 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 # 215 63rd
Population Density # 113 81st
Diversity Index # 78 87th
Median Household Income # 433 26th
Per Capita Income # 307 47th

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