Blount County Information

Blount in Alabama occupies 651 square miles and has a 2006 population of 56,436, a change from a 2000 population of 51,034 and 39,248 in 1990. 12.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.8% percent is 25-35, and 14.6% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 120 acts of violent crime reported in Blount in 2004, a change from 87 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 782 people: 2.9% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.1%.

Read more about Blount, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBlount 
StateAlabama 
Land Area651 sq. milesRanked 1,572 of 3,140
Population 200656,436Ranked 879 of 3,140
Population 200555,572 
Population 200051,034Ranked 908 of 3,140
Population 199039,248Ranked 1,019 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion97.1% 
African American1.5% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.5% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56% 
Population 5 to 1413.3% 
Population 15 to 2412.9% 
Population 25 to 3414.8% 
Population 35 to 4414.6% 
Population 45 to 5413.8% 
Population 55 to 6411.2% 
Population 65 to 747.8% 
Population 75 and up5.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes12087
Murders / Manslaughters2 
Forcible Rapes14 
Robberies6 
Aggravated Assaults98 
Total Property Crimes1,4401,102
Burglaries434 
Larceny Thefts868 
Motor Vehicle Thefts138 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population27,10225,389
Unemployed Population782783
Unemployment Rate2.9%3.1%

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