Wilcox County Demographics



According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 907.46 square miles (2,350.3 km2), of which 888.68 square miles (2,301.7 km2) (or 97.93%) is land and 18.78 square miles (48.6 km2) (or 2.07%) is water.

Demographics As of the census[1] of 2010, there were 11,431 people residing in Wilcox County. The racial makeup of the county was 71.90% Black or African American, 27.51% White, 0.14% Native American, 0.13% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.11% from other races, and 0.19% from two or more races. Nearly 0.74% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.


All public schools in the county are operated by the Wilcox County School District. It is also served by 2 private schools, Wilcox Academy and Camden Christian Academy.


Major industries in the county include a paper mill operated by International Paper, based in Memphis, Tennessee, on the Alabama River near Pine Hill that employs roughly 400 people and a copper tubing plant that opened in 2014 by Golden Dragon Copper Group of Xinxiang, China in Sunny South. It is operating as GD Copper USA and employs over 300 local people.




Unincorporated communities

Ghost town

[1] U. S. Census.gov

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