Calhoun County Historical Population

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Census     Pop.         %
1840     14,260        
1850     17,163         20.4%
1860     21,539         25.5%
1870     13,980         -35.1%
1880     19,591         40.1%
1890     33,835         72.7%
1900     34,874         3.1%
1910     39,115         12.2%
1920     47,822         22.3%
1930     55,611         16.3%
1940     63,319         13.9%
1950     79,539         25.6%
1960     95,878         20.5%
1970     103,092         7.5%
1980     119,761         16.2%
1990     116,034         -3.1%
2000     112,249         -3.3%
2010     118,572         5.6%

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 118,572 people, 47,331 households, and 31,609 families residing in the county. The population density was 194 people per square mile. There were 53,289 housing units at an average density of 87 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 74.9% White, 20.6% Black or African American, 0.5% Native American, 0.7% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 1.6% from other races, and 1.7% from two or more races. 3.3% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 47,331 households out of which 26.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 15.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.2% were non-families. 27.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the county the population was spread out with 22.9% under the age of 18, 10.9% from 18 to 24, 24.8% from 25 to 44, 27.1 % from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38.2 years. For every 100 females there were 93.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.8 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $38,407, and the median income for a family was $49,532. Males had a median income of $41,599 versus $29,756 for females. The per capita income for the county was $20,574. About 15.2% of families and 19.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 26.8% of those under age 18 and 10.9% of those age 65 or over.

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This page was last updated April 25, 2016.

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