Coosa County

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Coosa County, Alabama

PO Box 10
Rockford, AL 35136
Phone: (256) 377-2420
Fax: (256) 377-2524

In east-central AL, north of Montgomery; organized Dec 18, 1832 from Creek cession. Name Origin: For the Coosa River, which flows through the county

Area (sq mi):: 666.36 (land 652.44; water 13.91) Population per square mile: 17.10
Population 2005: 11,162 State rank: 65 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.50%; 1990-2000 10.30% Population 2000: 12,202 (White 63.40%; Black or African American 34.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.00%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,875; median household $29,873; Population below poverty level: 14.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,255-$20,214
Unemployment (2004): 7.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.90% Median travel time to work: 27.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 75.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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