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Cullman County, Alabama
Map of Alabama highlighting Cullman County
Location in the state of Alabama
Map of USA AL
Alabama's location in the U.S.
Founded January 24, 1877
Seat Cullman
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

755 sq mi (1,955 km²)

16 sq mi (41 km²), 2.17%
Population
 - (2002)
 - Density

77,483
106/sq mi (41/km²)
Website www.co.cullman.al.us

Cullman County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. Its name is in honor of Colonel John G. Cullmann. As of 2000 the population was 77,483. Its county seat is Cullman and it is a prohibition or dry county. It is served by TV stations from Huntsville and Birmingham.

History Edit

Cullman County was established on January 24, 1877.

GeographyEdit

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,955 km² (755 sq mi). 1,913 km² (738 sq mi) of it is land and 42 km² (16 sq mi) of it (2.17%) is water.

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Adjacent CountiesEdit

DemographicsEdit

As of the census² of 2000, there were 77,483 people, 30,706 households, and 22,476 families residing in the county. The population density was 41/km² (105/sq mi). There were 35,233 housing units at an average density of 18/km² (48/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 96.81% White, 0.96% Black or African American, 0.37% Native American, 0.18% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.62% from other races, and 1.03% from two or more races. 2.18% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 30,706 households out of which 32.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.80% were married couples living together, 8.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.80% were non-families. 24.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.40% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.49 and the average family size was 2.94.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.30% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 28.30% from 25 to 44, 24.00% from 45 to 64, and 14.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.20 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $32,256, and the median income for a family was $39,341. Males had a median income of $30,444 versus $20,436 for females. The per capita income for the county was $16,922. About 9.50% of families and 13.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.50% of those under age 18 and 16.80% of those age 65 or over.

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External linksEdit

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