Cleburne County, Alabama is a rural county located in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The population of Cleburne County is 14,972, with a median age of 43.8 years. The median household income is $37,746, and the poverty rate is 24.7%.
The economy of Cleburne County is largely agricultural, with the majority of employment coming from farming and related industries. The county is home to a number of small businesses, including several restaurants, retail stores, and service providers. The largest employer in the county is the Cleburne County School System, which employs over 1,000 people.
Demographically, Cleburne County is predominantly white, with a population that is 91.6% white, 6.2% African American, and 1.2% Hispanic or Latino. The county is also home to a small Native American population, accounting for 0.1% of the population.
Education in Cleburne County is provided by the Cleburne County School System. The school system consists of seven elementary schools, two middle schools, and two high schools. The school system also offers a variety of vocational and technical programs. In addition, the county is home to several private schools, including a Christian academy and a Montessori school.
Real estate in Cleburne County is relatively affordable. The median home value is $83,400, and the median rent is $619. The housing market is largely rural, with most homes being single-family dwellings. There are also a few apartment complexes and mobile home parks in the county.
Overall, Cleburne County is a rural area with a largely agricultural economy. The population is predominantly white, and the median household income is below the national average. Education is provided by the county school system, and real estate is relatively affordable.