Marengo County

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Marengo County, Alabama

PO Box 480715
Linden, AL 36748
Phone: (334) 295-2200
Fax: (334) 295-2254

In west-central AL, south of Tuscaloosa; organized Feb 7, 1818 (prior to statehood) from Choctaw cession. Name Origin: Commemorates Napoleon's (1769-1821) victory over the Austrian army at Marengo, Italy (Jun 14, 1800)

Area (sq mi):: 982.85 (land 977.04; water 5.80) Population per square mile: 22.40
Population 2005: 21,879 State rank: 47 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 -2.40% Population 2000: 22,539 (White 46.90%; Black or African American 51.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 36.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,308; median household $27,025; Population below poverty level: 25.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,304-$24,188
Unemployment (2004): 6.20% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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