Ariton, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 739 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.3%
 
Males: 349  (47.3%)
Females: 390  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

35.0 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36311.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,829 (it was $21,083 in 2000)
Ariton:

$26,829
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,384 (it was $11,502 in 2000)

Ariton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $111,992 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Ariton:

$111,992
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $130,918; detached houses: $132,325; mobile homes: $151,892

Median gross rent in 2017: $430.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ariton: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.4%
(41.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 90.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ariton, AL (2010)
    • 56574.0%White alone
    • 14018.3%Black alone
    • 466.0%Hispanic
    • 111.4%Two or more races
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

Races in Ariton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Ariton, Alabama as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ariton is 86 to 1.


Crime rates in Ariton by year

Type

2005

2007

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(524.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(266.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(266.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(524.2)
1
(133.9)
9
(1,200)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)125.85.4120.0

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City-data.com crime index in Ariton, AL

Crime rate in Ariton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Alabama average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (40.2%), English (7.1%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 460 feet

Land area: 5.07 square miles.

Population density: 146 people per square mile   (very low).

Ariton, Alabama map

15 residents are foreign born (2.1% Latin America).

This town:

2.1%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $426 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $243 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (31.6 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (62.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (588.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Clio, AL (3.2 miles ),
Brundidge, AL (3.2 miles ),
Victoria, AL (3.4 miles ),
Ozark, AL (3.4 miles ),
Blue Springs, AL (3.7 miles),
Louisville, AL (4.0 miles ),
Banks, AL (4.1 miles ),
Echo, AL (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 31.60 N, Longitude: 85.72 W

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Ariton, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ariton, AL in 2017
Ariton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+1.4%).
Most common industries in Ariton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Health care (9.9%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Chemicals (5.3%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Chemicals (10.5%)
  • Public administration (10.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.5%)
  • Educational services (16.9%)
  • Apparel (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Ariton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)

Average climate in Ariton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Ariton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Ariton town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 3/3/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ariton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% 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 97.4 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 153.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 374.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.4 miles away from Ariton 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 148.7 miles away from Ariton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 245.1 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 Dale County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ariton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ariton:

  • OZARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF OZARK (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE OZARK (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • DALE MEDICAL CTR HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • DALE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • OZARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; OZARK, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF DALE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 12 miles away; OZARK, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ariton:

  • Troy University (about 20 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 22 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 25 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Tuskegee University (about 58 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 60 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 62 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 63 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)

Public high school in Ariton:

  • ARITON SCH (Students: 660, Location: 264 CREEL RICHARDSON DRIVE, Grades: KG-12)
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Library in Ariton:

  • ARITON - DOT LANEY MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $24,239; Location: 30 W. MAIN STREET; 10,169 books; 27 audio materials; 308 video materials; 79 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Ariton Fire Rescue (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ariton include: Mount Olive Church (A), Bethel Assembly of God Church (B), Ariton United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sammon Cemetery (1), Universalist Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ariton that have no violations reported:

  • ARITON WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,350, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.5%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Ariton (2011 data):

  • Troy Bank & Trust Company: Ariton Branch at 6 Atlantic Street, branch established on 2003/09/22. Info updated 2008/09/24: Bank assets: $852.0 mil, Deposits: $714.4 mil, headquarters in Troy, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Trust No. 3 Under The Will Of Charles Henderson

For population 15 years and over in Ariton:

Marital status in Ariton, AL
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 38.4%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Ariton:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ariton, AL (based on Dale County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,97968
Mainline Protestant3,71227
Black Protestant1,8919
Other8724
Catholic2781
None25,519-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Dale County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Dale County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Dale County:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Dale County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dale County:

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dale County:

11.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.6%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ariton:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ariton:

31.3%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ariton:

78.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ariton, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$6,912$27,6480$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,240$38,8804$106
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$953
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,072
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$452
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$10,152$30,4567$2,583

Ariton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $74,000 ($100.14)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($79.84)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($62.25)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($59.54)
    Electric Utilities: $41,000 ($55.48)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($20.30)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($6.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($6.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.71)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($2.71)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($1.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($32.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $139,000 ($188.09)

Ariton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $86,000 ($116.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($50.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($2.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($2.71)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($1.35)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $111,000 ($150.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,000 ($14.88)
  • Tax - Public Utility License: $35,000 ($47.36)
    Other License: $32,000 ($43.30)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $24,000 ($32.48)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $22,000 ($29.77)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $19,000 ($25.71)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($10.83)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($5.41)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($5.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,000 ($1.35)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000 ($1.35)

Ariton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $564,000 ($763.19)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $556,000 ($752.37)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($10.83)

Ariton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $83,000 ($112.31)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,000 ($71.72)

12.32% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,875 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.32%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.44% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,688 average AGI)
Dale County:

0.44%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houston County, AL  1.96% ($36,661 average AGI)
from Coffee County, AL  1.56% ($36,243)
from Geneva County, AL  0.29% ($26,521)


12.53% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,483 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.53%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.40% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,394 average AGI)
Dale County:

0.40%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Houston County, AL  2.16% ($32,519 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  1.81% ($41,042)
to Geneva County, AL  0.27% ($35,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ariton:

  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WOZK (900 AM; 1 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK B/CING. CORP.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ariton:

  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAB (104.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: OZARK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAQG (91.7 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WJRL-FM (103.9 FM; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ariton:

  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)

Ariton fatal accident list:

Aug 19, 2016 06:50 AM, Sr-123, Lat: 31.600394, Lon: -85.716836, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 19, 1982 08:35 PM, 51, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 4, 1976 11:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 4, 1975 11:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 22Number of bridges
  • 285ft / 87.1mTotal length
  • $30,057,000Total costs
  • 60,363Total average daily traffic
  • 13,096Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,811Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Ariton, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ariton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Off Hwy 51 (Lat: 31.570722 Lon: -85.752444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WPFR732,
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.812 MHz, 858.887 MHz, 858.912 MHz, 859.287 MHz, 859.312 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 859.787 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Registrant: Southern Linc, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1534, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • Off Hwy 51 (Lat: 31.570722 Lon: -85.752444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQJM760,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.412 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 3 Km Sw (Lat: 31.577111 Lon: -85.737167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70 m, Call Sign: WPGD375,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.687 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2008, Registrant: Southern Communications Services Inc. D/B/A Southern Linc, 600 University Park (Suite 400), Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 874-3843, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • Hwy 51 N Off 231 N (Lat: 31.577111 Lon: -85.737167), Call Sign: WNGP741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.700 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/1996, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/07/2001, Registrant: Kenneth Sanders, Rt 2 Box 222-A, Brundidge, AL 36010, Phone: (205) 735-3309

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • DOTAL0044 MW, 186 Private Rd 1303 (Century Tel & County E911 - 144 Private Rd 1303) (Lat: 31.569750 Lon: -85.758389), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQPK225,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2012, Expiration Date: 06/11/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2017, Certifier: Patricia Morrison, Registrant: Radyn, Inc, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • 9AT2703C, 211 Sutton Dairy Road (9at2703c) (Lat: 31.619000 Lon: -85.653167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQXQ806,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/12/2016, Expiration Date: 05/12/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • ARITON, Off Hwy. 51 (Lat: 31.570528 Lon: -85.752472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 128.9 m, Overall height: 133.8 m, Call Sign: WQZB442,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • SHANNARA A, County Road 19 (5048714) (Lat: 31.575889 Lon: -85.636861), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WRDI284,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2019, Expiration Date: 05/03/2029, Certifier: Laurie Gebhardt, Registrant: Verizon Wireless (Vaw) LLC, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • 2 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.577083 Lon: -85.737139), Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: KUQ69, Licensee ID: L00022040,
    Assigned Frequencies: 7075.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/1979, Expiration Date: 04/01/1987, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000, Registrant: Southeast Alabama Broadcasting Co Inc, Dothan, AL 36302

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KB4RWC, Grant Date: 11/13/1990, Expiration Date: 11/13/2000, Cancellation Date: 11/14/2002, Registrant: Gaylord C Ropp, R 1 Box 212, Ariton, AL 36311
  • Call Sign: KD4AXQ, Licensee ID: L00355234, Grant Date: 05/09/2001, Expiration Date: 08/06/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2013, Registrant: Danny W Morrison, Rt 1 Box 197, Ariton, AL 36116
  • Call Sign: KD4EXF, Grant Date: 09/17/1991, Expiration Date: 09/17/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/18/2003, Registrant: John E Crosby, Ariton, AL 36311
  • Call Sign: KF4SOQ, Licensee ID: L01237616, Grant Date: 06/18/1997, Expiration Date: 06/18/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/23/2007, Certifier: Joel C Martin, Registrant: Joel C Martin, 1161 River Rd, Ariton, AL 36311
  • Call Sign: W4SOQ, Previous Call Sign: KF4SOQ, Licensee ID: L01237616, Grant Date: 02/23/2007, Expiration Date: 02/23/2017, Cancellation Date: 02/26/2019, Certifier: Joel C Martin, Registrant: Joel C Martin, 1161 River Rd, Ariton, AL 36311
  • Call Sign: KM4ZSU, Licensee ID: L02070543, Grant Date: 12/16/2016, Expiration Date: 12/16/2026, Certifier: Damian N Orihuela, Registrant: Damian N Orihuela, 1662 Cnty Rd 70, Ariton, AL 36311

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4624J , Serial Number: 28R-30510, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/04/1968, Certificate Issue Date: 02/15/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Jerald W Cook, 1898 County Road 2, Ariton, AL 36311
  • Aircraft: POTTER ROBERT L MODIFIED PITTS (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 851RP , Serial Number: CLR001, Airworthiness Date: 07/20/1990, Certificate Issue Date: 05/18/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Scott T Nowell, 1761 Co Rd 23, Ariton, AL 36311
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/23/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$42,0002$87,135
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$66,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ariton, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ariton, AL - Value
Most common first names in Ariton, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3871.9 years
Mary2475.2 years
William2377.4 years
John1771.7 years
Robert1378.8 years
Charles1372.2 years
Thomas1275.2 years
Willie1179.8 years
George1171.9 years
Annie1174.7 years
Most common last names in Ariton, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Phillips1773.2 years
Thompson1672.7 years
Baker1577.5 years
Jones1375.2 years
Danner1379.2 years
Jacobs1379.1 years
Sutton1373.0 years
Williams1269.4 years
Hartzog1179.2 years
Senn1170.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ariton, AL
  • 71.7%Electricity
  • 24.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ariton, AL
  • 76.5%Electricity
  • 16.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Utility gas


Ariton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.

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There are 9 pilots and 52 other airmen in this city.
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