Jefferson County is located in north-central Alabama. The County Seat is Birmingham and the largest city is Birmingham. The Official Web Site is located at http://jeffconline.jccal.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 660,793 and the 2010 census population was 658,350. The land area is 1,111.28 square miles and there are 592.5 persons per square mile.
54.2% of the population is White, 42.8% is Black or African American, 3.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.5% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.1% is two or more races. 87.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 30% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $140,800, there are 259,634 households, an average of 2.48 persons per household. The per capita income is $26,906, the median household income is $45,429, and 18% of the persons in Jefferson County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 55,470. Retail sales (in $1000) were $11,066,328, and sales per capita were $16,730. The percentage of black-owned firms is 23.4%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.8%.
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