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The 2000 Census showed that Calhoun County had a population of 112,249 people. This represented 2.52% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 9th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Calhoun had a population of 114,081 people. This is an increase of 1.63% 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
2010118,572+5.63%+3.94% since 2009
2009114,081+1.63%+0.58% since 2008
2008113,422+1.04%+0.54% since 2007
2007112,808+0.5%+0.32% since 2006
2006112,453+0.18%+0.33% since 2005
2005112,081-0.15%+0.42% since 2004
2004111,615-0.56%+0.21% since 2003
2003111,378-0.78%+0.47% since 2002
2002110,860-1.24%-0.14% since 2001
2001111,019-1.1%-1.1% since 2000
2000112,249The Last Census

Calhoun County had 51,322 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Calhoun County has a total area<3> of 612 square miles [1,585 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (3.86 square miles [10 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Calhoun County had a population density of 184.5 people per square mile [71.2 people/km²], making it the state's 8th 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 Calhoun County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Calhoun and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Calhoun County QuickFact (QF-01015).

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

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
CherokeeQF-01019   N24,44823,9881.92%
CleburneQF-01029   E14,75914,1234.5%
EtowahQF-01055   NW103,645103,4590.18%
Saint ClairQF-01115   W81,89564,74226.49%
TalladegaQF-01121   SW80,24280,321-0.1%

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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 Calhoun. 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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