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Shelby County, AL

Population 2005: 169,822
Square miles: 794.69
Metro area: Birmingham-Hoover


2000 CENSUS DATA
SHELBY COUNTY AL US
POPULATION
Number Number Number
Total population 143,293
Square miles (land) 794.69
Population per square mile 180.31 87.64 79.56
GENDER
Number Pct Pct Pct
Male 70,257 49.0 48.3 49.1
Female 73,036 51.0 51.7 50.9
AGE
Number Pct Pct Pct
15 or younger 31,732 22.1 20.9 21.4
16-24 17,642 12.3 14.2 13.9
25-44 48,224 33.7 29.0 30.2
45-64 33,516 23.4 22.8 22.0
65+ 12,179 8.5 13.0 12.4
Number Number Number
Average age (years) 34.70 36.72 36.22
RACE AND ETHNICITY
Number Pct Pct Pct
White 128,671 89.8 71.1 75.1
Black or African American 10,606 7.4 26.0 12.3
American Indian and Alaska native 473 0.3 0.5 0.9
Asian 1,477 1.0 0.7 3.6
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 26 0.0 0.0 0.1
Some other race 1,013 0.7 0.7 5.5
Two or more races 1,027 0.7 1.0 2.4
Hispanic or Latino 2,910 2.0 1.7 12.5
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census; ePodunk

Note: Hispanic ethnicity is a separate data category from race. This number should not be added to race totals.


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