Etowah County Information

Etowah in Alabama occupies 549 square miles and has a 2006 population of 103,362, a change from a 2000 population of 103,460 and 99,840 in 1990. 12.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.1% percent is 25-35, and 13.5% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 446 acts of violent crime reported in Etowah in 2004, a change from 144 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,787 people: 3.8% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.2%.

Read more about Etowah, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyEtowah 
StateAlabama 
Land Area549 sq. milesRanked 2,005 of 3,140
Population 2006103,362Ranked 544 of 3,140
Population 2005102,920 
Population 2000103,460Ranked 514 of 3,140
Population 199099,840Ranked 460 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion83.8% 
African American14.6% 
Asian American.5% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1412.6% 
Population 15 to 2412.7% 
Population 25 to 3413.1% 
Population 35 to 4413.5% 
Population 45 to 5414.5% 
Population 55 to 6411.9% 
Population 65 to 748.1% 
Population 75 and up7.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes446144
Murders / Manslaughters4 
Forcible Rapes55 
Robberies121 
Aggravated Assaults266 
Total Property Crimes4,7161,094
Burglaries1,073 
Larceny Thefts3,265 
Motor Vehicle Thefts378 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population47,11748,595
Unemployed Population1,7872,512
Unemployment Rate3.8%5.2%

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