Walker County Information

Walker in Alabama occupies 805 square miles and has a 2006 population of 70,034, a change from a 2000 population of 70,713 and 67,670 in 1990. 11.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 13.6% percent is 25-35, and 14% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 143 acts of violent crime reported in Walker in 2004, a change from 52 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 1,234 people: 4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 5.1%.

Read more about Walker, Alabama in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyWalker 
StateAlabama 
Land Area805 sq. milesRanked 1,161 of 3,140
Population 200670,034Ranked 746 of 3,140
Population 200569,980 
Population 200070,713Ranked 702 of 3,140
Population 199067,670Ranked 656 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion92.5% 
African American6.4% 
Asian American.2% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.1% 
Population 5 to 1412.5% 
Population 15 to 2411.9% 
Population 25 to 3413.6% 
Population 35 to 4414% 
Population 45 to 5414.3% 
Population 55 to 6412.2% 
Population 65 to 748.5% 
Population 75 and up6.9% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes14352
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes16 
Robberies51 
Aggravated Assaults75 
Total Property Crimes2,584578
Burglaries610 
Larceny Thefts1,742 
Motor Vehicle Thefts232 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population30,61431,768
Unemployed Population1,2341,634
Unemployment Rate4%5.1%

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