Basic information about the Alexander County
The Alexander County is located in the state of Illinois. This county occupies 253 square miles, with 18 square miles being water areas. There are 8.238 inhabitants living in the county according to the 2010 Census. As for the racial makeup of Alexander County citizens, the 3 largest groups are White (60.91%), followed by Black or African American (35.38%) and Two or More races (1.74%). There are 3.329 households in the county, while 62,87% of them are family households and 37,13% represent non family households. There are 6 cities and towns in Alexander County. The most populated city is Cairo city and the smallest town or village is East Cape Girardeau village.