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Demographic Data

Calhoun County by the Numbers...

 Calhoun CountyAlabama
Population, 2017 115,883 4,841,164
Population, percent change, 2009 to 2017 2.5% 4.3%
Population, 2000 112,249 4,447,100
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2010 6.1% 6.4%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2016 22.1% 22.8%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2016 15.9% 15.4%
White persons, percent, 2016 (a) 74.9% 68.7%
Black persons, percent, 2016 (a) 20.5% 26.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2016 (a) 0.3% 0.5%
Asian persons, percent, 2016 (a) 0.9% 1.3%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2016 (a) 0.0% 0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2016 2.3% 1.8%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2016 (b) 3.4% 4%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2016 72.7% 69.5%
Living in same house 1 year & over, 2006-2016 89.3% 89.7%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-2017 2.4% 3.4%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2006-2010 4.1% 5.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2011-2015 84.3 86.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2011-2015 18% 25.2%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2015 18.9% 14.5%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2011-2015 24.6 24.5
Housing units, 2016 53,326 2,209,335
Homeownership rate, 2011-2015 69.4% 68.6%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2011-2015 12.5 16.4
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2011-2015 $107,900 $128,500
Households, 2011-2015 45,099 1,856,695
Persons per household, 2011-2015 2.49 2.59
Median household income, 2011-2015 $41,954 $44,758
Per capita money income, 2011-2015 $22,231 $24,736
Persons below poverty, percent, 2016 19.6% 18.4%

Business Quick Facts

 Calhoun CountyAlabama
Private nonfarm establishments, 2009 2,444 100,8052
Private nonfarm employment, 2009 38,324 1,612,2582
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2009 -5.6% -2.5%2
Nonemployer establishments, 2009 6,329 305,4201
Total number of firms, 2007 8,713 382,350
Black-owned firms, percent, 2007 7.2% 14.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2007 NA 0.8%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007 1.6% 1.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2007 0.5% 1.2%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007 NA 0.8%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2007 24.7% 28.1%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000) 2,679,991 112,858,843
Merchant Wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000) D 52,252,752
Retail sales, 2007 ($1000) 1,542,981 57,344,851
Retail sales per capita, 2007 $13,678 $12,364
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2007 ($1000) 186,533 6,426,342
Building permits, 2010 107 11,261
Federal spending, 2009 ($1000) 1,830,659 56,047,8252

Geography QuickFacts

 Calhoun CountyAlabama
Land area, 2010 (square miles) 605.87 50,645.33
Persons per square mile, 2010 195.7 94.4
FIPS Code 015 01
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area   Anniston-Oxford, AL Metro Area

Facts about Calhoun County

Distance to Major Cities

Atlanta, GA 90 Mobile, AL 278
Birmingham, AL 59 Montgomery, AL 111
Charleston, SC 373 Nashville, TN 207
Chicago, IL 702 New Orleans, LA 398
Dallas, TX 695 New York, NY 921
Detroit, MI 745 Orlando, FL 506
Huntsville, AL 109 Savannah, GA 340
Jacksonville, FL 438 Toronto, Ontario 942
Memphis, TN 292 Washington, DC 733

Population - Cities and Towns

Anniston 22,666   Oxford 21,232
Hobson City 771   Piedmont 4,878
Jacksonville 12,484   Saks 10,744
Ohatchee 1,170   Weaver 2,619

Households and Income

 TotalPercent
Number of Households (2002 estimate) 45,196 100%
Family Households 35,220 66.8%
Non-Family Households 18,796 33.2%
Persons per household (2002 estimate) 2.44  
Average Household Income (2002 estimate) $42,110  
Per capital income (2002 estimate) $20,828  

Largest Non-Retail Employers in Calhoun County

CompanyNumber of Employees
Honda 4100**
Anniston Army Depot

4100*

RMC Health System 1585
Calhoun County Schools 1400
Jacksonville State University 1100
Homeland Security/CDP 743
 New Flyer 700
Oxford School System   5433
Tyler Union 537
Legacy Cabinets 500
AL National Guard Training Center 400
Bridgewater Interiors 380
BAE Systems 365
IAC 360
Anniston School System 330
B.R. Williams 310 FT & 52 PT
Kronospan 310
FabArc 305
General Dynamics Land Systems 300
General Dynamics OTS 290
Honeywell 280
Doncasters Southern Tool 234
Lee Brass 230
Alabama Power 222
Gnutti Carlo, USA 215
M & H Valve 200
YKK/Tape Craft Corp 170
Aerospace Coatings International, LLC 164
Associated Metalcast, Inc. 135
Auto Custom Carpets 133
Parker Hannifin 121
Webb Concrete & Building Materials 121
FITCO 120
Super Valu 115

1330 Quintard Avenue
Anniston, AL 36201

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