Clarke County Information

Clarke in Alabama occupies 1,253 square miles and has a 2006 population of 27,248, a change from a 2000 population of 27,867 and 27,240 in 1990. 13.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.8% percent is 25-35, and 13.9% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 39 acts of violent crime reported in Clarke in 2004, a change from 52 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 578 people: 5.6% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.5%.

Read more about Clarke, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyClarke 
StateAlabama 
Land Area1,253 sq. milesRanked 552 of 3,140
Population 200627,248Ranked 1,511 of 3,140
Population 200527,082 
Population 200027,867Ranked 1,455 of 3,140
Population 199027,240Ranked 1,382 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion55.8% 
African American43.7% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.2% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.8% 
Population 5 to 1414.7% 
Population 15 to 2413.2% 
Population 25 to 3411.8% 
Population 35 to 4413.9% 
Population 45 to 5414.1% 
Population 55 to 6411.3% 
Population 65 to 747.8% 
Population 75 and up6.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes3952
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes6 
Robberies3 
Aggravated Assaults30 
Total Property Crimes422316
Burglaries68 
Larceny Thefts345 
Motor Vehicle Thefts9 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population10,24511,676
Unemployed Population578759
Unemployment Rate5.6%6.5%

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