Lanett, Alabama Population 2021

5,975
map placeholder

Lanett is a city located in Chambers County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 5,975, it is the 93rd largest city in Alabama and the 4306th largest city in the United States . Lanett is currently declining at a rate of -1.45% annually and its population has decreased by -7.62% 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 957 people per square mile.

The average household income in Lanett is $46,692 with a poverty rate of 27.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $726 per month, and the median house value is $107,600. The median age in Lanett is 44 years, 41.3 years for males, and 46.9 years for females.

Lanett Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 59.80%
  • White: 38.05%
  • Two or more races: 2.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Lanett, Alabama is 5,975 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,239.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,468.

Lanett, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,75059.80%
White2,38638.05%
Two or More Races1352.15%
Loading...

Lanett Population by Race

Lanett Population Pyramid $2021

Loading...

Lanett Median Age

44


Total

41.3


Male

46.9


Female

Lanett Adults

There are 4,946 adults, (1,359 of whom are seniors) in Lanett.

Lanett Age Dependency

74.8

Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Lanett Sex Ratio

Female

3,367

53.69%

Male

2,904

46.31%

Lanett Population by Age

Lanett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Loading...

Lanett Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
Male77.8%22.2%
All61.7%38.3%
Non Family55%45%
Female43.9%56.1%

61.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Lanett Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7122.2861.7
Non Family1,2251.0955
Married7452.7480.3
Female5174.0743.9
Male2253.0877.8

3.12

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

Loading...

Lanett Households by Type

Loading...
Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2565.77%
9th to 12th Grade75717.06%
High School Graduate1,46232.94%
Some College88019.83%
Associates Degree3026.80%
Bachelors Degree52511.83%
Graduate Degree2565.77%
Loading...

Lanett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Lanett Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,6562,054318
White1,5851,332439
Hispanic140
2+ Races573924

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 84.04%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 42.11%.

Lanett Educational Attainment by Race

Loading...
Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,188$39,728$24,810
Less Than 9th Grade$33,690$70,982$
High School Graduate$30,231$36,304$25,417
Some College$25,343$38,175$17,409
Bachelors Degree$43,877$43,054$57,740
Graduate Degree$53,224$54,904$51,875

$33,188

Average Earnings

$39,728

Average Male

$24,810

Average Female

Lanett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Lanett Language by Age

Loading...

Lanett Language

96.16% of Lanett residents speak only English, while 3.84% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.53% of the population.

Lanett Language

Lanett Poverty by Race

Loading...
Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,7181,07628.94%
Hispanic46439484.91%
White1,8521588.53%
Multiple1355440.00%

27.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.48%

Male Poverty Rate

34.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lanett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lanett is Hispanic, with 84.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lanett is White, with 8.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.30%.

Lanett Poverty

Loading...
Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.05%
Some College24.25%
High School19.48%
Bachelors or Greater0.65%

Lanett Poverty Rate by Education

Loading...
Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed61.46%
Male Unemployed31.58%
Female Employed13.94%
Male Employed6.99%

Lanett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Lanett Income by Household Type

Loading...
Name Median Mean
Households$34,363$46,692
Families$49,055$54,138
Married Families$62,625-
Non Families$20,448$31,695
Loading...

Income by Household Type

Lanett Marital Status

Loading...

Marriage Rates

30.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.6%

Male Marriage Rate

29.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lanett Married by Age and Sex

Loading...

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 45-54.

Lanett Marital Status by Race

Loading...

Lanett Marital Status

Loading...

352

Number of Veterans

352

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam184
First Gulf War41
World War II13
Second Gulf War13
Korea8

Lanett Veterans by War

Loading...
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64132
65 to 7499
75+61
35 to 5460
18 to 34

Lanett Veterans by Age

Loading...
Name Veterans % of Total
White1739.11%
Black1695.72%
2+ Races1010.87%

Lanett Veterans by Race

Lanett Veterans by Education

Loading...

18.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lanett Veterans by Education

Loading...

51.7%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

6.6%

Unemployment Rate

Lanett Employment by Age

Loading...

Lanett Employment by Race

Loading...

Lanett Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Loading...

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Loading...

71.09%

Born in Lanett

96.57%

Native Born

3.43%

Foreign Born

3.30%

Non Citizen

0.13%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.57% of Lanett residents were born in the United States, with 71.09% having been born in Alabama. 3.30% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Lanett Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,975-88-1.45%
20206,063-88-1.43%
20196,151-88-1.41%
20186,239-42-0.67%
20176,281-29-0.46%
20166,310-63-0.99%
20156,373-13-0.20%
20146,386-40-0.62%
20136,426-7-0.11%
20126,43310.02%
20116,432-30-0.46%
20106,462-1,435-1.99%
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%

Lanett Population by Year