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The 2000 Census showed that Crenshaw County had a population of 13,665 people. This represented 0.31% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 61st most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Crenshaw had a population of 13,781 people. This is an increase of 0.85% 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.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201013,906+1.76%+0.91% since 2009
200913,781+0.85%+0.69% since 2008
200813,686+0.15%-0.4% since 2007
200713,741+0.56%+0.39% since 2006
200613,688+0.17%+1.09% since 2005
200513,541-0.91%-0.45% since 2004
200413,602-0.46%+0.29% since 2003
200313,562-0.75%-0.13% since 2002
200213,580-0.62%-0.88% since 2001
200113,700+0.26%+0.26% since 2000
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200013,665The Last Census

Crenshaw County had 6,644 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Crenshaw County has a total area<3> of 610 square miles [1,582 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (1.3 square miles [3.35 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Crenshaw County had a population density of 22.42 people per square mile [8.66 people/km²], making it the state's 56th 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 Crenshaw County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Crenshaw and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Crenshaw County QuickFact (QF-01041).

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population

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

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
ButlerQF-01013   W19,96421,399-6.71%
CoffeeQF-01031   SE48,63543,61511.51%
CovingtonQF-01039   S36,67837,631-2.53%
LowndesQF-01085   NW12,29313,473-8.76%
MontgomeryQF-01101   N224,119223,5100.27%
PikeQF-01109   E30,46129,6052.89%

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Census QuickFact for Crenshaw 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 Crenshaw. 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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