Jackson County is located in northeast Alabama. The County Seat is Scottsboro and the largest city is Scottsboro. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jacksoncountyal.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 52,665 and the 2010 census population was 53,226. The land area is 1,077.87 square miles and there are 49.4 persons per square mile.
91.8% of the population is White, 3.4% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1.6% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.6% is two or more races. 74.6% have a high school degree or higher, and 13% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $93,400, there are 20,765 households, an average of 2.53 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,486, the median household income is $37,634, and 16% of the persons in Jackson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 4,337. Retail sales (in $1000) were $410,988, and sales per capita were $7,784. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 26.8%.
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