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Lamar County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 604.9 square miles
Population Density 24.1 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 14,236
Population change -2.3%
Under 5 years of age 5.2%
Under 18 22.1%
65 and over 19.9%
Females 51.2%
White 87
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.4
Asian 0.1%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 11.4%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 9.5%
Veterans 1,127
Households and Housing
Households 6,084
Persons per household 2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more 87.8%
Median household income $36,028
The per capita income $19,026
Live below the poverty line. 22.3%
housing units 7,287
Multi-unit structures 9%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $66,800
Residents owning their homes. 71.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,340
Women-owned firms 25.8%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $70,780
Retail sales per capita $4,887
Manufacturers shipments $234,908
Merchant wholesaler sales $0