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Pickens County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 881.4 square miles
Population Density 22.4 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 19,401
Population change -1.7%
Under 5 years of age 5.5%
Under 18 21.8%
65 and over 18.1%
Females 52%
White 57.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.2
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1%
Black or African American 40.9%
Native American 0.2%
Pacific Islander 0.4%
Had graduated from high school 80%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 11%
Veterans 1,610
Households and Housing
Households 7,926
Persons per household 2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more 91.9%
Median household income $28,741
The per capita income $17,153
Live below the poverty line. 27.2%
housing units 9,388
Multi-unit structures 11%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $81,900
Residents owning their homes. 72%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 1,268
Women-owned firms 10%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $113,222
Retail sales per capita $5,805
Manufacturers shipments $107,619
Merchant wholesaler sales $36,581