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Monroe County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 1,025.7 square miles
Population Density 22.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 22,236
Population change -3.6%
Under 5 years of age 5.7%
Under 18 24%
65 and over 17.3%
Females 52.3%
White 55.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.1
Asian 0.4%
Two or more races 1.6%
Black or African American 41.3%
Native American 1.3%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.6%
Veterans 1,237
Households and Housing
Households 8,333
Persons per household 2.7
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.8%
Median household income $29,203
The per capita income $15,749
Live below the poverty line. 28.6%
housing units 11,209
Multi-unit structures 7%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $76,900
Residents owning their homes. 74%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 2,257
Women-owned firms 24.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 23.6%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $212,618
Retail sales per capita $9,342
Manufacturers shipments $1,251,911
Merchant wholesaler sales $92,815