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Population loss as in major -- 50% or more.
Population loss by degrees: 80-90%, 70-79%, 60-69%, 50-59%.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
- 13.4% - Bullock County
- 24.5% - Alabama
- 30.9% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 16.4% - Bullock County
- 16.9% - Alabama
- 16.0% - U.S.
% of population living in poverty:
- 34.4% - Bullock County
- 16.8% - Alabama
- 11.8% - U.S.
The last time Bullock County voted for a Republican presidential candidate was in 1964, when LBJ wasn't on the ballot. Clinton received 75.9% of the vote in 2016. George Wallace received 50.5% of the vote in 1968.
2 More Alabama Cities Quietly Integrate Schools. (The New York Times, 9/9/1964)
Union Springs, a small town in the Alabama “black belt,” is expected to enroll three Negroes in Bullock County High School tomorrow without any significant loss of white students.
Other Alabama population loss posts:
Sumter County/Livingston. (10/13/2019)
Marengo County/Linden. (10/14/2019)
Greene County/Eutaw. (10/15/2019)
Hale County/Greensboro. (10/15/2019)
Perry County/Marion. (10/16/2019)
Wilcox County/Camden. (10/17/2019)
Lowndes County/Hayneville. (10/18/2019)
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