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DeKalb County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 777.1 square miles
Population Density 91.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 71,013
Population change -0.1%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 24.8%
65 and over 15.2%
Females 50.7%
White 92.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 14.2
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 2.2%
Black or African American 2%
Native American 2.1%
Pacific Islander 0.8%
Had graduated from high school 71%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.7%
Veterans 4,371
Households and Housing
Households 24,923
Persons per household 2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more 90.9%
Median household income $37,851
The per capita income $18,149
Live below the poverty line. 19.9%
housing units 30,861
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $93,400
Residents owning their homes. 76.3%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,908
Women-owned firms 25.8%
Asian-owned firms 0.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0.8%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $635,185
Retail sales per capita $9,303
Manufacturers shipments $1,831,626
Merchant wholesaler sales $0