Pickens County Information

Pickens in Alabama occupies 890 square miles and has a 2006 population of 20,133, a change from a 2000 population of 20,949 and 20,699 in 1990. 13.8% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11% percent is 25-35, and 13.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 67 acts of violent crime reported in Pickens in 2004, a change from 29 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 374 people: 4.5% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 6.7%.

Read more about Pickens, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyPickens 
StateAlabama 
Land Area890 sq. milesRanked 999 of 3,140
Population 200620,133Ranked 1,815 of 3,140
Population 200520,135 
Population 200020,949Ranked 1,740 of 3,140
Population 199020,699Ranked 1,645 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion57.2% 
African American42.4% 
Asian American.1% 
Native American.1% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.5% 
Population 5 to 1413.9% 
Population 15 to 2413.8% 
Population 25 to 3411% 
Population 35 to 4413.3% 
Population 45 to 5414.3% 
Population 55 to 6411.1% 
Population 65 to 748.6% 
Population 75 and up7.4% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes6729
Murders / Manslaughters  
Forcible Rapes7 
Robberies4 
Aggravated Assaults56 
Total Property Crimes247135
Burglaries74 
Larceny Thefts160 
Motor Vehicle Thefts13 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population8,2578,653
Unemployed Population374578
Unemployment Rate4.5%6.7%

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