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The 2000 Census showed that Cullman County had a population of 77,483 people. This represented 1.74% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 16th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Cullman had a population of 81,778 people. This is an increase of 5.54% 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
201080,406+3.77%-1.68% since 2009
200981,778+5.54%+0.32% since 2008
200881,518+5.21%+1.14% since 2007
200780,602+4.03%+0.92% since 2006
200679,871+3.08%+0.62% since 2005
200579,382+2.45%+0.85% since 2004
200478,711+1.58%+0.77% since 2003
200378,110+0.81%+0.38% since 2002
200277,814+0.43%+0.2% since 2001
200177,661+0.23%+0.23% since 2000
200077,483The Last Census

Cullman County had 35,233 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Cullman County has a total area<3> of 754 square miles [1,954 km²]. Of this total, 738 square miles [1,912 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (2.17%) being water (16.39 square miles [42.46 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Cullman County had a population density of 104.9 people per square mile [40.51 people/km²], making it the state's 17th 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 Cullman County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Cullman and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Cullman County QuickFact (QF-01043).

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

(2009 Est)
(2000 Census)
Change in

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

(2009 Est.)
(2000 Census)
Change in
BlountQF-01009   SE58,34551,02414.35%
LawrenceQF-01079   NW34,10634,803-2%
MarshallQF-01095   E90,39982,2319.93%
MorganQF-01103   N117,293111,0645.61%
WalkerQF-01127   SW68,74270,713-2.79%
WinstonQF-01133   W23,99724,843-3.41%

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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 Cullman. 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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