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Autauga County, Alabama

\nAutauga County, Alabama is a county of the State of Alabama. Its name is from the American Indian village of Atagi, As of 2000 the population was 43,671. Its county seat is Prattville.

Table of contents
1 History
2 Geography
3 Demographics
4 Cities and towns


\nAutauga County was established on November 21, 1818.


According to the
U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,566 km² (604 mi²). 1,544 km² (596 mi²) of it is land and 22 km² (8 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.40% water.

Adjacent Counties


\nAs of the
census2 of 2000, there are 43,671 people, 16,003 households, and 12,354 families residing in the county. The population density is 28/km² (73/mi²). There are 17,662 housing units at an average density of 11/km² (30/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 80.65% White, 17.11% Black or African American, 0.44% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.38% from other races, and 0.93% from two or more races. 1.40% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 16,003 households out of which 39.10% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.30% are married couples living together, 13.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.80% are non-families. 19.90% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.60% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.71 and the average family size is 3.12. In the county the population is spread out with 28.60% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 30.70% from 25 to 44, 22.50% from 45 to 64, and 10.20% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 94.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.60 males. The median income for a household in the county is $42,013, and the median income for a family is $48,458. Males have a median income of $35,168 versus $22,859 for females. The per capita income for the county is $18,518. 10.90% of the population and 8.20% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 13.60% are under the age of 18 and 14.40% are 65 or older.

Cities and towns

Autaugaville\n*Billingsley\n*Millbrook (part - some of Millbrook is in Elmore County)\n*Prattville (part - some of Prattville is in Elmore County)