Lauderdale County is located in northwest Alabama. The County Seat is Florence and the largest city is Florence. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lauderdalecountyonline.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 93,096 and the 2010 census population was 92,709. The land area is 667.70 square miles and there are 138.8 persons per square mile.
87% of the population is White, 10.2% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.8% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 83.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 21.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $114,300, there are 38,458 households, an average of 2.36 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,510, the median household income is $42,844, and 17.2% of the persons in Lauderdale County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 8,317. Retail sales (in $1000) were $1,131,585, and sales per capita were $12,783. The percentage of black-owned firms is 5.5%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 27.6%.
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