Westover, AL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Westover, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Westover had a population of 1,187 as of July 1, 2017. Westover ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Westover is located at latitude 33.3783 and longitude -86.5368 in Shelby County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Westover (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Shelby County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.

The Town of Westover (GNIS ID: 2406871) 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 Westover is located within Chelsea Division of Shelby County.

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

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


Total Population 1,187
Daytime Population: Workers 203
Daytime Population: Residents 670
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 873
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 1,184
Population in Familes 1,020
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $59,998
Average Household Income $81,744
Per Capita Income $31,827


Total Housing Units 537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 388 (72.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $191,379
Average Home Value $248,454


Total Households 469
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 344
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 1.72% 1.73%
Households 1.63% 1.69%
Families 1.72% 1.58%
Median Household Income   3.42%
Per Capita Income   3.19%

Westover, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Westover 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 # 288 51st
Population Density # 518 11th
Diversity Index # 387 33rd
Median Household Income # 47 92nd
Per Capita Income # 38 94th

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