Coffee County, AlabamaCoffee County, Alabama Map
Location in the state of Alabama
Alabama's location in the U.S.Statistics Founded Formed from western Dale County 1841 SeatElbaand EnterpriseLargest city Enterprise Area
680 sq mi(1,761 km²)
679 sq mi (1,759 km²)
1 sq mi (3 km²), (0.22%) Population
28/sq mi (11/km²)
- 1 History
- 2 Geography
- 3 Demographics
- 4 Cities and towns
- 5 See also
- 6 References
The land in Coffee County was originally part of Dale County, which was incorporated in 1824. Coffee County was formed from the western part of Dale County in 1841.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 680 square miles (1,762 km²), of which, 679 square miles (1,759 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (4 km²) of it (0.22%) is water.
- U.S. Highway 84
- State Route 27
- State Route 51
- State Route 87
- State Route 88
- State Route 92
- State Route 134
- Pike County (north)
- Dale County (east)
- Geneva County (south)
- Covington County (west)
- Crenshaw County (northwest)
As of the census of 2000, there were 43,615 people, 17,421 households, and 12,490 families residing in the county. The population density was 64 people per square mile (25/km²). There were 19,837 housing units at an average density of 29 per square mile (11/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 77.11% White, 18.37% Black or African American, 0.91% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 0.89% from other races, and 1.67% from two or more races. 2.71% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 17,421 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.40% were married couples living together, 12.10% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.30% were non-families. 24.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.93.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.80% under the age of 18, 8.90% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 95.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $33,664, and the median income for a family was $39,664. Males had a median income of $31,468 versus $20,234 for females. The per capita income for the county was $18,321. About 11.30% of families and 14.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.30% of those under age 18 and 13.50% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
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Coffee County, AlabamaCounty seat: EnterpriseCities Towns
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