Chambers County is located in east-central Alabama. The County Seat is Lafayette and the largest city is Valley. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.chamberscounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 34,076 and the 2010 census population was 34,170. The land area is 596.53 square miles and there are 57.4 persons per square mile.
58.8% of the population is White, 39.1% is Black or African American, 2% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 75.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $81,200, there are 13,722 households, an average of 2.46 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,291, the median household income is $32,402, and 24.1% of the persons in Chambers County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,981. Retail sales (in $1000) were $264,650, and sales per capita were $7,620. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.3%.
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