Alexander County

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Alexander County, Illinois

2000 Washington Ave
Cairo, IL 62914
Phone: (618) 734-7000
Fax: (618) 734-7002

On the southwest border southwest of Carbondale; organized Mar 4, 1819 from Johnson County. Name Origin: For William M. Alexander, an early settler and IL legislator (1820-24)

Area (sq mi):: 252.54 (land 236.38; water 16.16) Population per square mile: 37.80
Population 2005: 8,927 State rank: 89 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.90%; 1990-2000 -9.70% Population 2000: 9,590 (White 62.20%; Black or African American 34.90%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.90%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,084; median household $26,042; Population below poverty level: 26.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,887-$17,525
Unemployment (2004): 9.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.80% Median travel time to work: 24.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 51.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Alexander County, North Carolina

621 Liledoun Rd
Taylorsville, NC 28681
Phone: (828) 632-9332
Fax: (828) 632-0059
www.co.alexander.nc.us

In west-central NC, northwest of Charlotte; established Jan 15, 1847 from Iredell, Caldwell, and Wilks counties. Name Origin: For William Julius Alexander (1797-1857), NC legislator

Area (sq mi):: 263.14 (land 260.18; water 2.95) Population per square mile: 136.40
Population 2005: 35,492 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 5.60%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 33,603 (White 91.00%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.50%; Asian 1.00%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 2.40%. Median age: 36.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,507; median household $38,684; Population below poverty level: 8.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,246-$24,486
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 49.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Peoples Bank operates eleven offices throughout Catawba County, North Carolina, one office in Alexander County, North Carolina and three offices in Lincoln County, North Carolina.
for its Oakland Pedestrian Safety Project and Allstate Agent David Goodin for providing fire safety and prevention education to children in Alexander County, North Carolina.
In addition, Allstate will recognize Allstate Agent David Goodin with the national agency safety program award for his outstanding efforts in providing fire safety and prevention education to approximately 6,000 Alexander County, North Carolina, children.