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Shelby County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 784.9 square miles
Population Density 248.5 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 204,180
Population change 4.7%
Under 5 years of age 6.1%
Under 18 24.7%
65 and over 12.4%
Females 51.2%
White 84.4
Hispanic or Latino of any race 6
Asian 2.1%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 11.8%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 91%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 40.3%
Veterans 13,991
Households and Housing
Households 74,144
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 86.6%
Median household income $68,770
The per capita income $33,313
Live below the poverty line. 7.9%
housing units 82,471
Multi-unit structures 12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $193,000
Residents owning their homes. 79%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 18,393
Women-owned firms 30.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 2%
Black-owned firms 5.7%
Native American-owned firms 0.6%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $2,520,488
Retail sales per capita $13,737
Manufacturers shipments $1,723,017
Merchant wholesaler sales $4,385,596