Choctaw County is located in southwestern Alabama. The County Seat is Butler and the largest city is Butler. https://www.revenue.alabama.gov/advalorem/countyoffices/choctaw.cfm The 2014 population estimate is 13,323 and the 2010 census population was 13,858. The land area is 913.50 square miles and there are 15.2 persons per square mile.
56.2% of the population is White, 42.7% is Black or African American, 0.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.5% is two or more races. 75.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 11.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $58,200, there are 5,518 households, an average of 2.45 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,323, the median household income is $33,941, and 21.5% of the persons in Choctaw County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,102. Retail sales (in $1000) were $84,633, and sales per capita were $5,969. The percentage of black-owned firms is 26.2%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 44.1%.
Choctaw County | County Courthouse | 117 S Mulberry Ave | Butler, AL 36904-2557 | Phone: (205) 459-2417
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