Etowah County is located in northeast Alabama. The County Seat is Gadsden and the largest city is Gadsden. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.etowahcounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 103,531 and the 2010 census population was 104,427. The land area is 534.99 square miles and there are 195.2 persons per square mile.
81.3% of the population is White, 15.5% is Black or African American, 3.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.3% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.5% is two or more races. 81.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.8% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $100,000, there are 40,217 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,204, the median household income is $38,013, and 19% of the persons in Etowah County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 9,147. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,114,841, and sales per capita were $10,801. The percentage of black-owned firms is 6.1%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 25.7%.
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