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The 2000 Census showed that Marengo County had a population of 22,539 people. This represented 0.51% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 46th most populous county (out of 67 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Marengo had a population of 20,943 people. This is a decrease of 7.08% 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
201021,027-6.71%+0.4% since 2009
200920,943-7.08%-0.74% since 2008
200821,100-6.38%-0.78% since 2007
200721,265-5.65%-0.33% since 2006
200621,335-5.34%-0.33% since 2005
200521,405-5.03%-1.13% since 2004
200421,649-3.95%-1.28% since 2003
200321,930-2.7%-1.04% since 2002
200222,161-1.68% 
200122,179-1.6%-1.6% since 2000
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200022,539The Last Census

Marengo County had 10,127 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Marengo County has a total area<3> of 982 square miles [2,545 km²]. Of this total, only a minor amount of that area is covered by water (5.8 square miles [15.03 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Marengo County had a population density of 23.07 people per square mile [8.91 people/km²], making it the state's 54th 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 Marengo County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Marengo and the state of Alabama.

Click here for the Marengo County QuickFact (QF-01091).

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

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population
DemopolisQF-01202967,3007,540-3.18%

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

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
ChoctawQF-01023   SW13,99015,922-12.13%
ClarkeQF-01025   S26,04227,867-6.55%
DallasQF-01047   E41,92546,365-9.58%
GreeneQF-01063   N8,8299,974-11.48%
HaleQF-01065   N17,97517,1854.6%
PerryQF-01105   NE10,62311,861-10.44%
SumterQF-01119   NW12,85314,798-13.14%
WilcoxQF-01131   SE12,38413,183-6.06%

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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 Marengo. 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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