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Walker County, Alabama Facts

Facts
State Alabama
Land area 791.2 square miles
Population Density 84.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 65,998
Population change -1.5%
Under 5 years of age 5.9%
Under 18 22.2%
65 and over 17.7%
Females 51.4%
White 91.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race 2.3
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.3%
Black or African American 6.2%
Native American 0.5%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 76%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 10.5%
Veterans 5,353
Households and Housing
Households 25,751
Persons per household 2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more 85.3%
Median household income $37,566
The per capita income $20,698
Live below the poverty line. 20.9%
housing units 30,492
Multi-unit structures 6%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $82,100
Residents owning their homes. 75%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 5,365
Women-owned firms 23.8%
Asian-owned firms 0.6%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $903,643
Retail sales per capita $13,162
Manufacturers shipments $314,804
Merchant wholesaler sales $256,377