Clio, with a population of 2, 211 as of the 2009 census, or a population growth of 0.14% since 2000, is a city in Barbour County in the state of Alabama, United States, and is to be found at 31?42'36"N by 85?36'24"W. It is the place of origin of some notable personalities, such as George C. Wallace, the former governor of Alabama, as well as Don Sutton, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame and the current broadcaster of the Washington Nationals.
Based on the United States Census Bureau, Clio has a total area of 10.
1 square miles or 26.1 km?, of which 10.1 square miles or 26.1 km? is land and 0.10% is water. As of the 2000 census, there were 434 households, as well as 278 families inhabiting the city. The population density of the city was 219.4 people per square mile, or 84.7/km?. At an average density of 52.4 per square mile or 20.2/km?, the city has housing units of 527. The town's racial makeup was 37.31% White, 57.21% African or Black American, 1.22% Native American, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.32% Asian, 2.09% other races, and 1.81% two or more races. The town also has 3.31% of the population that were Latino or Hispanic of any race.
Of the 434 households, 29.0% had children ages 18 below living with the family, 41.2% were made up of man and wife living together, 20.3% had a female homeowner without husband, and 35.9% were made up of non-households. In all households, 32.9% were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living on their own of age 65 or older. The average size of the household was 2.41 and the average size of the family was 2.97.
The population in the town was distributed with 12.1% people age 18, 14.2% people ages from 18 to 24, 44.8% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, as well as 7.3% who were 65 years of age or older. In the town, 35 years was the median age. The ratio of the 100 females to males was 296.1. The ratio of 100 females ages 18 and over to males was 347.6.
For the household, the median income in the city was $17, 417, as well as for the family, the median income was $23, 594. The median income of the males was $24, 500 and for the females, the median income was $18,021. For the town, the per capita income was $6,296. About 40.5% of the population and 30.3% of families were below the poverty line, along with 54.3% of those under age 18 and 39.0% of those age 65 or over.
The public schools in the town allotted a budget of $5,509 per student. The median school expenditure in the United States is $6,058. In the town, there are approximately 14 students per teacher. In Clio, the rate of unemployment was 10.80%, recent job growth is negative, and jobs in the town declined by 7.30%. All in all, the cost of living in the town, compared to the rest of the country, is 13.57%. It shows that this is lower than the United States average.