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The Town of Lake View had a population of 3,684 as of July 1, 2022. Lake View ranks in the upper 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 Lake View is located at latitude 33.2807 and longitude -87.1375 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake View encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 476 feet.

The Town of Lake View 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 Lake View is located within Abernant Division of Tuscaloosa County.

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Lake View, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 3,684 (100%)
Population in Households 3,667 (99.5%)
Population in Families 3,218 (87.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 17 ( 0.5%)
Population Density 1,752
Diversity Index2 37


Median Household Income $79,537
Average Household Income $106,631
% of Income for Mortgage4 14%
Per Capita Income $38,745
Wealth Index5 115


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,163 (81.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 164 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $212,673
Average Home Value $232,446
Housing Affordability Index3 195


Total Households 1,327
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 1,031
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 1.53% 0.67%
Households 1.65% 0.77%
Families   0.73%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   4.25%
Owner Occupied HU   0.93%

Lake View, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake View to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 144 76th
Population Density # 13 98th
Median Household Income # 44 93rd
Housing Affordability Index # 398 67th
Per Capita Income # 56 91st
Diversity Index # 331 44th

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