Leroy, AL Profile: Facts & Data


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Leroy, Alabama - Basic Facts

The Leroy Census Designated Place had a population of 988 as of July 1, 2020. Leroy 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 Leroy is located at latitude 31.5046 and longitude -87.9847 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Leroy Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Leroy Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628596) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Leroy Census Designated Place is located within Wagarville Division of Washington County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Leroy: Dogwood Level, New Canaan, Possum Corner.


Leroy, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 988 (100%)
Population in Households 988 (100.0%)
Population in Families 862 (87.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 83
Diversity Index2 48


Median Household Income $41,456
Average Household Income $62,350
% of Income for Mortgage4 11%
Per Capita Income $24,348
Wealth Index5 64


Total HU (Housing Units) 456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (73.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $108,571
Average Home Value $132,027
Housing Affordability Index3 249


Total Households 386
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.79% -0.06%
Households 0.88% 0.0%
Families 0.39% -0.07%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
Owner Occupied HU   0.0%


Leroy, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leroy to the other 586 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 314 47th
Population Density # 499 15th
Median Household Income # 310 47th
Housing Affordability Index # 344 59th
Per Capita Income # 236 60th
Diversity Index # 169 71st

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