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Alexander County Statistics

Facts

Land area235.5 square miles
Population Density35 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)7,629
Population change-7.4%
Under 5 years of age6.3%
Under 1822.8%
65 and over17.9%
Females49.5%
White60.6
Hispanic or Latino of any race2.3
Asian0.5%
Two or more races2.2%
Black or African American36.1%
Native American0.4%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school75%
Had a bachelor degree or higher8.4%
Veterans678

Households and Housing

Households2,860
Persons per household2.6
Living in the same house for one year or more86.7%
Median household income$26,972
The Per capita income$13,619
Live below the poverty line31.6%
Housing units3,948
Multi-unit structures14%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$54,400
Residents owning their homes65.8%

Business Facts

Total number of firms383
Women-owned firms43.1%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$22,853
Retail sales per capita$2,785
Manufacturers shipments$0
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data