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Escambia County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 945.1 square miles
Population Density 40.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 37,983
Population change -0.9%
Under 5 years of age 6.3%
Under 18 22.1%
65 and over 16.2%
Females 48.5%
White 62.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.1
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 32.2%
Native American 3.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11.7%
Veterans 2,995
Households and Housing
Households 13,681
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 93.4%
Median household income $30,687
The per capita income $16,540
Live below the poverty line. 25.4%
housing units 16,320
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $84,100
Residents owning their homes. 72.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,765
Women-owned firms 21.3%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 9%
Native American-owned firms 3.2%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $379,587
Retail sales per capita $10,089
Manufacturers shipments $665,336
Merchant wholesaler sales $93,125