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Lake View, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Town of Lake View had a population of 2,128 as of July 1, 2017. Lake View ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Lake View is located at latitude 33.2817 and longitude -87.1413 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lake View (see map below) 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 489 feet.

The Town of Lake View (GNIS ID: 2405977) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lake View 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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Lake View, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,128
Daytime Population: Workers 24
Daytime Population: Residents 1,212
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,236
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 2,128
Population in Familes 1,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,332
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $76,249
Average Household Income $88,602
Per Capita Income $31,641


Total Housing Units 744 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 650 (87.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 1.1%)
Median Home Value $176,396
Average Home Value $188,692


Total Households 736
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 589
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 1.26% 1.18%
Households 1.18% 1.17%
Families 0.6% 1.06%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Lake View, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lake View 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 # 205 65th
Population Density # 30 95th
Diversity Index # 441 24th
Median Household Income # 17 97th
Per Capita Income # 40 93rd

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