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Alger County Statistics

Facts

Land area915.1 square miles
Population Density10.5 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)9,522
Population change-0.8%
Under 5 years of age3.3%
Under 1815.5%
65 and over22.9%
Females45.2%
White85.8
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.3
Asian0.5%
Two or more races3%
Black or African American6.7%
Native American4%
Pacific Islander0%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher17.1%
Veterans1,100

Households and Housing

Households3,607
Persons per household2.3
Living in the same house for one year or more82.8%
Median household income$37,586
The Per capita income$19,717
Live below the poverty line14.8%
Housing units6,576
Multi-unit structures5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$117,100
Residents owning their homes84.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms550
Women-owned firms0%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$54,386
Retail sales per capita$5,636
Manufacturers shipments$193,878
Merchant wholesaler sales$0
Source US Census Data