Walker County is located in northwest Alabama. The County Seat is Jasper and the largest city is Jasper. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.walkercounty.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 65,471 and the 2010 census population was 67,023. The land area is 791.19 square miles and there are 84.7 persons per square mile.
91.6% of the population is White, 6.2% is Black or African American, 2.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 76.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.5% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,100, there are 25,751 households, an average of 2.55 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,698, the median household income is $37,566, and 20.9% of the persons in Walker County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 5,365. Retail sales (in $1000) were $903,643, and sales per capita were $13,162. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 23.8%.
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