Lanett, Alabama Population 2020

6,182

Lanett is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 6,182, it is the 91st largest city in Alabama and the 4220th largest city in the United States. Lanett is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -4.42% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,468 in 2010. Lanett reached it's highest population of 8,985 in 1990. Spanning over 6 miles, Lanett has a population density of 990 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lanett is $46,085 with a poverty rate of 22.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $595 per month, and the median house value is $98,300. The median age in Lanett is 44.6 years, 41.7 years for males, and 46.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.3 males.

Lanett Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Lanett was:

  • Black or African American: 59.83%
  • White: 37.58%
  • Two or more races: 1.98%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Lanett, Alabama is 6,182, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,236.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,468.

Lanett, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,78059.83%
White2,37437.58%
Two or More Races1251.98%
Some Other Race390.62%

Lanett Population Pyramid 2020

Lanett Median Age

44.6


Total

41.7


Male

46.6


Female

Lanett Adults

There are 5,093 adults, (1,298 of whom are seniors) in Lanett.

Lanett Age Dependency

66.5

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Lanett Sex Ratio

Female

3,302

52.26%

Male

3,016

47.74%

Lanett Households and Families

Lanett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lanett Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married79.1%20.9%
Male68.3%31.7%
All61.6%38.4%
Non Family53.3%46.8%
Female51.5%48.5%

61.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6742.3361.6
Non Family1,2001.1553.3
Married7552.9179.1
Female4703.9651.5
Male2493.2168.3

3.22

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

10.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lanett Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2575.84%
9th to 12th Grade67315.30%
High School Graduate1,58035.91%
Some College81818.59%
Associates Degree2696.11%
Bachelors Degree56912.93%
Graduate Degree2345.32%

Lanett Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,6381,963302
White1,7121,479484
Multiple Races502817

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.39%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 34.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,722$36,319$22,431
Less Than High School$21,500$$
High School Grad$24,082$33,008$22,000
Some College$24,740$37,772$21,071
Bachelors Degree$48,583$42,065$57,832
Graduate Degree$51,902$42,188$52,065

$30,722

Average Earnings

$36,319

Average Male

$22,431

Average Female

Lanett Language

Lanett Language by Age

Lanett Language

99.16% of Lanett residents speak only English, while 0.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.59% of the population.

Lanett Poverty

Lanett Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7541,04227.76%
Hispanic165165100.00%
White2,1841436.55%
Multiple1255544.00%
Other3939100.00%

22.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.22%

Male Poverty Rate

27.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lanett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lanett is Other, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lanett is White, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.85%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.37%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.20%
Some College18.60%
High School16.29%
Bachelors or Greater1.64%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed89.61%
Male Unemployed22.05%
Female Employed16.25%
Male Employed9.97%

Lanett Income

Lanett Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,564$46,085
Families$44,565$55,761
Married Families$59,750-
Non Families$22,625$32,544

Lanett Marital Status

Lanett Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Lanett Married by Age and Sex

Lanett Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Lanett Marital Status by Race

Lanett Veterans

371

Number of Veterans

371

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam164
First Gulf War35
Second Gulf War25
World War II19
Korea14
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74114
55 to 64108
75+81
35 to 5468
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White20310.20%
Black1545.15%
2 or More1414.89%

$Lanett Veterans by Education

20.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.25%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lanett Employment Status

56.4%

Labor Force Participation

52.5%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Lanett Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

75.39%

Born in Alabama

99.65%

Native Born

0.35%

Foreign Born

0.25%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.65% of Lanett residents were born in the United States, with 75.39% having been born in Alabama. 0.25% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,182-27-0.43%
20196,209-27-0.43%
20186,236-48-0.76%
20176,284-27-0.43%
20166,311-61-0.96%
20156,372-10-0.16%
20146,382-44-0.68%
20136,426-6-0.09%
20126,43220.03%
20116,430-31-0.48%
20106,461-1,436-1.99%
20007,897-1,088-1.28%
19908,9852,0882.68%
19806,897-11-0.02%
19706,908-766-1.05%
19607,6742400.32%
19507,4341,2931.93%
19406,1419371.67%
19305,2042280.45%
19204,9761,1562.68%
19103,8209112.76%
19002,9090.00%