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Conecuh County, Alabama
Map of Alabama highlighting Conecuh County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.
Seat Evergreen
Largest city Evergreen
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

853 sq mi (2,209 km²)
851 sq mi (2,204 km²)
2 sq mi (5 km²), 0.20%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14,089
8/sq mi (3/km²)
Founded February 13, 1818

Conecuh County[p] is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is believed to be derived from a Creek Indian term meaning "land of cane." As of 2000 the population was 14,089. Its county seat is Evergreen, Alabama.

Contents

History

  • Conecuh County was established on February 13, 1818.
  • The county was declared a disaster area in September 1979, due to damage from Hurricane Frederic.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 853 square miles (2,208 km²), of which, 851 square miles (2,204 km²) of it is land and 2 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.20%) is water.

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Major highways

Adjacent counties

Demographics

Conecuh County, Alabama
Year Pop.  %±
1820 5,713
1830 7,444 30.3%
1840 8,197 10.1%
1850 9,322 13.7%
1860 11,311 21.3%
1870 9,574 −15.4%
1880 12,605 31.7%
1890 14,594 15.8%
1900 17,514 20.0%
1910 21,433 22.4%
1920 24,593 14.7%
1930 25,429 3.4%
1940 25,489 0.2%
1950 21,776 −14.6%
1960 17,762 −18.4%
1970 15,645 −11.9%
1980 15,884 1.5%
1990 14,054 −11.5%
2000 14,089 0.2%
Sources: "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov.   through 1960

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 14,089 people, 5,792 households, and 3,938 families residing in the county. The population density was 17 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 7,265 housing units at an average density of 8 per square mile (3/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 55.40% White, 43.55% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,792 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.70% were married couples living together, 16.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 30.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $22,111, and the median income for a family was $31,424. Males had a median income of $28,115 versus $19,350 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,964. About 21.70% of families and 26.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.10% of those under age 18 and 28.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

References

  [p] - The name "Conecuh" is pronounced "cah-Neck-ah" emphasizing the second syllable.

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

Coordinates: 31°25′32″N 86°59′38″W / 31.42556°N 86.99389°W / 31.42556; -86.99389


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Conecuh County, Alabama
Map
File:Map of Alabama highlighting Conecuh County.png
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of the USA highlighting Alabama
Alabama's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 13, 1818
Seat Evergreen
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.20%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

14089

Conecuh County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is an American Indian from the Indian word for "land of cane". As of 2000 the population was 14,089. Its county seat is Evergreen.

Contents

History

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,208 km² (853 sq mi). 2,204 km² (851 sq mi) of it is land and 4 km² (2 sq mi) of it (0.20%) is water.

Major Highways

Adjacent Counties

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 14,089 people, 5,792 households, and 3,938 families residing in the county. The population density was 6/km² (17/sq mi). There were 7,265 housing units at an average density of 3/km² (8/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 55.40% White, 43.55% Black or African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.11% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.09% from other races, and 0.60% from two or more races. 0.72% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 5,792 households out of which 30.90% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.70% were married couples living together, 16.20% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.00% were non-families. 30.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.50% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.42 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the county the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 25.80% from 25 to 44, 24.30% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 89.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $22,111, and the median income for a family was $31,424. Males had a median income of $28,115 versus $19,350 for females. The per capita income for the county was $12,964. About 21.70% of families and 26.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.10% of those under age 18 and 28.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

External links


CoordinatesImage:Wp_globe_tiny.gif: 31°25′32″N, 86°59′38″WLatitude: 31°25′32″N
Longitude: 86°59′38″W

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