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Choctaw County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 913.5 square miles
Population Density 15.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 13,426
Population change -3.1%
Under 5 years of age 5%
Under 18 21%
65 and over 20.3%
Females 52.5%
White 56.2
Hispanic or Latino of any race 0.7
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 0.5%
Black or African American 42.7%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 75%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.8%
Veterans 938
Households and Housing
Households 5,518
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.4%
Median household income $33,941
The per capita income $20,323
Live below the poverty line. 21.5%
housing units 7,186
Multi-unit structures 4%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $58,200
Residents owning their homes. 83.7%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,102
Women-owned firms 44.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 26.2%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $84,633
Retail sales per capita $5,969
Manufacturers shipments $0
Merchant wholesaler sales $52,904