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Etowah County Statistics

Facts

Land area535.0 square miles
Population Density195.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)103,931
Population change-0.5%
Under 5 years of age5.8%
Under 1822.3%
65 and over16.8%
Females51.5%
White81.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race3.6
Asian0.8%
Two or more races1.5%
Black or African American15.5%
Native American0.6%
Pacific Islander0.3%
Had graduated from high school82%
Had a bachelor degree or higher14.8%
Veterans8,638

Households and Housing

Households40,217
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more85%
Median household income$38,013
The Per capita income$20,204
Live below the poverty line19%
Housing units47,306
Multi-unit structures12%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$100,000
Residents owning their homes72.4%

Business Facts

Total number of firms9,147
Women-owned firms25.7%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0.6%
Black-owned firms6.1%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$1,114,841
Retail sales per capita$10,801
Manufacturers shipments$1,252,962
Merchant wholesaler sales$518,424
Source US Census Data