Coosa County is located in east-central Alabama. The County Seat is Rockford and the largest city is Goodwater. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.coosacountyal.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,886 and the 2010 census population was 11,758. The land area is 650.93 square miles and there are 17.7 persons per square mile.
66.5% of the population is White, 31.3% is Black or African American, 2.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.2% is Asian, 0.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.2% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 75% have a high school degree or higher, and 9.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $75,100, there are 4,506 households, an average of 2.42 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,493, the median household income is $37,277, and 20.9% of the persons in Coosa County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 545. Retail sales (in $1000) were $20,531, and sales per capita were $1,904.
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