Alabama is the thirtieth largest state in the United States, and ranks 23rd in size by population with 4.6 million residents. About 73% of Alabama’s population is Caucasian, 26% is African American, and the remainder is primarily Hispanic. In 2006, the gross state product was $160 billion, placing it 44th out of 50 states. Alabama’s service industry ranks high in its gross state product, with personal services, retail services, and wholesale services near the top of the list. Alabama produces a significant portion of the nation’s poultry products, and its border on the Gulf of Mexico supports a fishing industry, which focuses on shrimp, crabs, and oysters. Alabama is the leading producer of bauxite and marble.