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Etowah County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 535.0 square miles
Population Density 195.2 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 103,931
Population change -0.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.8%
Under 18 22.3%
65 and over 16.8%
Females 51.5%
White 81.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 3.6
Asian 0.8%
Two or more races 1.5%
Black or African American 15.5%
Native American 0.6%
Pacific Islander 0.3%
Had graduated from high school 82%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 14.8%
Veterans 8,638
Households and Housing
Households 40,217
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 85%
Median household income $38,013
The per capita income $20,204
Live below the poverty line. 19%
housing units 47,306
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $100,000
Residents owning their homes. 72.4%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 9,147
Women-owned firms 25.7%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0.6%
Black-owned firms 6.1%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $1,114,841
Retail sales per capita $10,801
Manufacturers shipments $1,252,962
Merchant wholesaler sales $518,424