Chilton County

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Chilton County, Alabama

PO Box 1948
Clanton, AL 35046
Phone: (205) 755-1551
Fax: (205) 280-7204

In central AL, south of Birmingham; organized as Baker County Dec 30, 1868 from Bibb, Perry, Autauga, and Shelby counties; name changed Dec 17, 1874. Name Origin: For William Parish Chilton (1810-71), legislator, jurist, and member of the Confederate Congress

Area (sq mi):: 700.76 (land 693.98; water 6.78) Population per square mile: 60.20
Population 2005: 41,744 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 5.40%; 1990-2000 22.00% Population 2000: 39,593 (White 85.60%; Black or African American 10.60%; Hispanic or Latino 2.90%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,303; median household $32,588; Population below poverty level: 15.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,655-$21,416
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 33.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 52.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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