Lowndes County is located in south-centra Alabama. The County Seat is Hayneville and the largest city is Fort Deposit. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.lowndescountycommission.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 10,580 and the 2010 census population was 11,299. The land area is 715.91 square miles and there are 15.8 persons per square mile.
25.6% of the population is White, 73.1% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.2% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.8% is two or more races. 73.9% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $71,400, there are 4,212 households, an average of 2.61 persons per household. The per capita income is $18,368, the median household income is $26,230, and 26.7% of the persons in Lowndes County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 682. Retail sales (in $1000) were $103,636, and sales per capita were $8,184. The percentage of black-owned firms is 57.3%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 35.2%.
Lowndes County Courthouse | PO Box 65, Hayneville, Alabama | (334) 548-2331 | Fax (334) 548-5101
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