Sumter County Information

Sumter in Alabama occupies 913 square miles and has a 2006 population of 13,606, a change from a 2000 population of 14,798 and 16,174 in 1990. 18.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.8% percent is 25-35, and 11.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 65 acts of violent crime reported in Sumter in 2004, a change from 14 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 296 people: 6.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 8.1%.

Read more about Sumter, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySumter 
StateAlabama 
Land Area913 sq. milesRanked 914 of 3,140
Population 200613,606Ranked 2,199 of 3,140
Population 200513,761 
Population 200014,798Ranked 2,104 of 3,140
Population 199016,174Ranked 1,913 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion24.9% 
African American74.7% 
Asian American.1% 
Native American.1% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.6% 
Population 5 to 1414.9% 
Population 15 to 2418.1% 
Population 25 to 3411.8% 
Population 35 to 4411.4% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 649.1% 
Population 65 to 746.5% 
Population 75 and up7.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes6514
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes1 
Robberies8 
Aggravated Assaults55 
Total Property Crimes227196
Burglaries67 
Larceny Thefts146 
Motor Vehicle Thefts14 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population4,8695,406
Unemployed Population296437
Unemployment Rate6.1%8.1%

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