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Median resident age:  31.2 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36728

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,922 (it was $14,219 in 2000)
Alberta:

$19,922
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $7,534

Alberta CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $54,417 (it was $36,600 in 2000)
Alberta:

$54,417
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,661; Detached houses: $121,142; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,098; Mobile homes: $39,109

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Alberta races chart
  • Black alone - 1,517 (90.1%)
  • White alone - 140 (8.3%)
  • Hispanic - 21 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alberta: 136.8 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 205 feet




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According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Alberta, Alabama as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alberta to the number of sex offenders is 408 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Alberta CCD:  0.5% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Alberta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (67.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (501.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Catherine, AL (2.1 miles) , Boykin, AL (3.0 miles ), Safford, AL (3.3 miles) , Camden, AL (3.5 miles ), Orrville, AL (3.7 miles ), Yellow Bluff, AL (3.8 miles) , Thomaston, AL (3.9 miles ), Pine Hill, AL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 32.16 N, Longitude: 87.40 W

Area code: 334

Alberta household income distribution Alberta home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Transportation equipment (11%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Wood products (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Paper (6%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Apparel (13%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Food and beverage stores (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction laborers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (15%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Alberta-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.6 miles away from the Alberta place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 34.8 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alberta-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from Alberta center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from Alberta center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilcox County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Marie Foster - African s' rights activist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Alberta:

  • CAMDEN NURSING FACILITY INC. (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CAMDEN, AL)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE OF CAMDEN, INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CAMDEN, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Alberta, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alberta:

  • University of West Alabama (about 51 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,279)
  • Alabama State University (about 67 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 68 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • Faulkner University (about 71 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • University of Montevallo (about 73 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • The University of Alabama (about 74 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 74 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)

Public elementary/middle school in Alberta:

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Notable locations in Alberta: South Hall Landing (A), Proctor Landing (B), Gees Bend Access Point (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alberta include: Mount Olive Church (A), Pleasant Grove Church (B), Oak Grove Church (C), Pine Grove Church (D), Prairie Mission Church (E), Zion Church (F), Signature Church (G), Oak Grove Church (H), Mount Sinia Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cobbs Cemetery (1), McMillan Cemetery (2), Oak Grove Cemetery (3), Shell Creek Cemetery (4), Mendenhall Cemetery (5), Cooper Cemetery (6), Hotel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Joe Harrison Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Slater Branch (A), Red Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Little Chilatchee Creek (D), Foster Creek (E), Dixon Creek (F), William Creek (G), Beaver Creek (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Alberta include: Clifton Ferry Public Use Area (1), Chilatchee Park (2), Shell Creek Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Wilcox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

46.3%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

30.2%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alberta, AL

Alberta compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (57%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Alberta CCD (based on Wilcox County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.13%
Here34.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents60.7%13.2%6.8%4.0%3.6%
Congregations35.6%20.0%6.7%8.9%4.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Association Reformed Presbyterian ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents3.3%3.1%2.8%1.4%1.1%
Congregations4.4%4.4%4.4%2.2%8.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Wilcox County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wilcox County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Wilcox County:

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

16.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Wilcox County:

39.4%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.6%
State:

13.5%

5.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Clarke County, AL  0.50% ($8,000 average AGI)
from Dallas County, AL  0.47% ($21,722)
from Marengo County, AL  0.37% ($28,071)


5.83% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,684 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Clarke County, AL  0.67% ($23,269 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.54% ($23,143)
to Marengo County, AL  0.49% ($27,737)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alberta:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJDB (630 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alberta:

  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WYVC (102.3 FM; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WALX (100.9 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alberta:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


Alberta on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Grocery and related product merchant wholesalers"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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