Level Plains, Alabama
|Level Plains, Alabama|
Location in Dale County and the state of Alabama
|• Total||2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)|
|• Land||2.9 sq mi (7.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||315 ft (96 m)|
|• Density||532.4/sq mi (203.2/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0152024|
Mayor Bruce Grantham is the current and eighth mayor to serve since the city, then a town, was incorporated on April 30, 1965. Grantham previously served as the fifth mayor from 1998 to 2004.
Level Plains is located at (31.313659, -85.767307).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), all of it land.
As of the census of 2010, there were 2,085 people with 866 housing units with 801 occupied in the incorporated area. The increase in population by 541 people from the 2000 census changed Level Plains' designation from a town to a small city. The population density was 527.2 people per square mile (203.5/km²). There were 713 housing units at an average density of 243.5 per square mile (94.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 90.86% White, 9.42% Black or African American, 1.00% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 1.36% from other races, and 2.91% from two or more races. 3.04% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 602 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.2% were non-families. 21.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 23.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $38,269, and the median income for a family was $44,432. Males had a median income of $33,182 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $17,423. About 8.9% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.1% of those under age 18 and 16.7% of those age 65 or over.
The City Hall is located at 1708 Joe Bruer Road, which is also known as the old Alabama state route 134. The Level Plains town government includes a mayor and 5 city council members, a city clerk, a court magistrate, a police department, water department and a volunteer fire department. The city is serviced by both the Daleville and Enterprise U.S. Postal Offices, with the city hall using the Daleville, AL 36322 postal address. The predominate north-south road is Dale County Road 1, with U.S. Highway 84 bisecting west to east through the middle of the incorporated areas.
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.