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Blount County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 644.8 square miles
Population Density 88.9 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 57,872
Population change 1%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 23.8%
65 and over 16.4%
Females 50.6%
White 96
Hispanic or Latino of any race 8.7
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 1.8%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 77%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 12.1%
Veterans 4,540
Households and Housing
Households 21,108
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 88.7%
Median household income $44,145
The per capita income $20,730
Live below the poverty line. 15.8%
housing units 23,677
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $117,100
Residents owning their homes. 81%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 4,458
Women-owned firms 23.2%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $319,700
Retail sales per capita $5,622
Manufacturers shipments $341,544
Merchant wholesaler sales $0