Walker County, Alabama
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As of the census2 of 2000, there are 70,713 people, 28,364 households, and 20,478 families residing in the county. The population density is 34/km² (89/mi²). There are 32,417 housing units at an average density of 16/km² (41/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 92.15% White, 6.17% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.20% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.86% from two or more races. 0.86% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 28,364 households out of which 30.70% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.30% are married couples living together, 11.90% have a female householder with no husband present, and 27.80% are non-families. 25.30% of all households are made up of individuals and 11.20% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.46 and the average family size is 2.93.
In the county the population is spread out with 23.50% under the age of 18, 8.60% from 18 to 24, 28.00% from 25 to 44, 25.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 89.80 males.
The median income for a household in the county is $29,076, and the median income for a family is $35,221. Males have a median income of $31,242 versus $20,089 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,546. 16.50% of the population and 13.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 21.00% of those under the age of 18 and 17.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
Cities and towns
- Carbon Hill
- Nauvoo (part – part of Nauvoo is in Winston County)
- Sumiton (part – part of Sumiton is in Jefferson County)
State of Alabama
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