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The 2000 Census showed that Autauga County had a population of 43,671 people. This represented 0.98% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 28th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Autauga had a population of 50,756 people. This is an increase of 16.22% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201054,571+24.96%+7.52% since 2009
200950,756+16.22%+0.8% since 2008
200850,354+15.3%+1.04% since 2007
200749,834+14.11%+1.48% since 2006
200649,105+12.44%+2.58% since 2005
200547,870+9.62%+2% since 2004
200446,933+7.47%+2.56% since 2003
200345,762+4.79%+1.34% since 2002
200245,157+3.4%+1.63% since 2001
200144,434+1.75%+1.75% since 2000
200043,671The Last Census

Autauga County had 17,662 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Autauga County has a total area<3> of 604 square miles [1,565 km²]. Of this total, 595 square miles [1,543 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (1.4%) being water (8.48 square miles [21.96 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Autauga County had a population density of 73.3 people per square mile [28.29 people/km²], making it the state's 26th most densely populated county (out of 67 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Autauga County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Autauga and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Autauga County QuickFact (QF-01001).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Autauga County:

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Autauga County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
ChiltonQF-01021   N42,97139,5938.53%
DallasQF-01047   W41,92546,365-9.58%
ElmoreQF-01051   E79,23365,87420.28%
LowndesQF-01085   S12,29313,473-8.76%
MontgomeryQF-01101   SE224,119223,5100.27%

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Census QuickFact for Autauga County

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Autauga. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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