Axis, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 757.
Males: 383  (50.7%)
Females: 374  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  43.5 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36505, 36525.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,744
Axis:

$45,744
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,499

Axis CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $126,800
Axis:

$126,800
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $170,858; Detached houses: $205,400; Mobile homes: $61,900

Median gross rent in 2016: $756.

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  • Races in Axis, AL (2010)

    Axis races chart
    • 50066.1%White alone
    • 20426.9%Black alone
    • 243.2%American Indian alone
    • 202.6%Two or more races
    • 70.9%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Axis: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (8.6%), American (6.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 30 feet

Axis,AL real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Axis:

  • High school or higher: 82.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%

For population 15 years and over in Axis CDP:

  • Never married: 13.6%
  • Now married: 74.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

70 residents are foreign born

This place:

7.0%
Alabama:

3.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Axis, Alabama as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Axis to the number of sex offenders is 248 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $610 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,262 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (17.9 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (138.0 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (446.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Creola, AL (1.6 miles ), Satsuma, AL (2.3 miles ), Bucks, AL (2.4 miles) , Saraland, AL (2.9 miles ), Movico, AL (3.1 miles ), Chunchula, AL (3.2 miles ), Mount Vernon, AL (3.4 miles ), Chickasaw, AL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 30.93 N, Longitude: 88.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Axis household income distribution Axis home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Axis: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Tornado activity:

Axis-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Axis place center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1997, a category F3 tornado 8.0 miles away from the place center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Axis-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 46.7 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 334.6 miles away from Axis center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 251.6 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 177.1 miles away from the city 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 119.0 miles away from Axis center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 193.2 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 Mobile County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Axis:

  • COASTAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; SARALAND, AL)
  • FMC BAY MINETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; BAY MINETTE, AL)
  • NORTH MOBILE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; EIGHT MILE, AL)
  • NORTH BALDWIN INFIRMARY Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; BAY MINETTE, AL)
  • TWIN OAKS NH INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • TWIN OAKS NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • FMC JAGUAR (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; MOBILE, AL)

Amtrak station near Axis:

  • 17 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Axis:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 16 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 17 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 19 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 48 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • The University of West Florida (about 56 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 59 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 68 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

Public elementary/middle school in Axis:

  • NORTH MOBILE CO MIDDLE SCH (Location: 1950 SALCO ROAD WEST, Grades: KG-8)

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Churches in Axis include: Little Bethel Church (A), Little Rock Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Axis (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.324. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00191. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00191
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 7.7%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
Alabama average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Axis CDP (based on Mobile County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant149,286354
Black Protestant34,12499
Catholic32,00335
Mainline Protestant30,31279
Other6,68430
Orthodox7242
None159,859-
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: 61
Mobile County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Mobile County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Mobile County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mobile County:

29.9%
Alabama:

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

10.9%
State:

13.5%

3.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baldwin County, AL  0.46% ($35,378 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MS  0.16% ($38,424)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($30,574)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.65% ($48,093 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.15% ($36,474)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($30,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Axis:

  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGOK (900 AM; 1 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Axis:

  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WQUA (102.1 FM; CITRONELLE, AL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYDH (105.9 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Axis:

  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Axis)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Hwy 43 N Marker 21 (Lat: 30.979917 Lon: -88.029444), Type: Tank, Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WPKP345
    Assigned Frequencies: 8500.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/24/2012, Expiration Date: 05/28/2022, Certifier: M H Mc LaughlinRegistrant: Pros Rf, 5219 Adairville Rd., Franklin, KY 42134, Phone: (270) 908-4402, Fax: (786) 549-7864, Email:
  • Hwy 43 N (Lat: 30.934361 Lon: -88.001111), Type: Tank, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPKR503
    Assigned Frequencies: 8500.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/1997, Expiration Date: 06/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2002, Certifier: Sumner S LoomisRegistrant: Krohne America, 7 Dearborn Rd, Peabody, MA 01960, Fax: (508) 535-1720
  • Lat: 30.938250 Lon: -88.020278, Call Sign: WPLV565
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2003, Expiration Date: 03/11/2013, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2013, Certifier: Robert Williams JrRegistrant: Team One Communications Inc, 3360 Key Street, Mobile, AL 36609, Phone: (251) 343-2560, Fax: (251) 343-2842, Email:
  • Lat: 30.929917 Lon: -88.027222, Call Sign: WPRG367
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.825 MHz, 464.125 MHz, 462.075 MHz, 461.800 MHz, 461.125 MHz, 461.725 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2015, Expiration Date: 09/12/2025, Certifier: Charles OcholaRegistrant: Bender Communications, 1541 Harding Hwy E, Marion, OH 43302, Phone: (740) 382-0000, Email:
  • SALCO LS, 1602 Cr 84 (Lat: 30.956833 Lon: -88.085639), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQLP385
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Donald NelsonRegistrant: Duke Instrument Service, 1110-A Shelton Beach Rd, Saraland, AL 36571, Phone: (251) 675-6067, Fax: (251) 675-5938, Email:
  • Lat: 30.969083 Lon: -88.020000, Call Sign: WQVU352
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.450 MHzGrant Date: 05/09/2015, Expiration Date: 05/09/2025, Certifier: Ruben CadenaRegistrant: Team One Communications, Inc., 3360 Key Street, Mobile, AL 36609, Phone: (251) 343-2560, Fax: (251) 343-2842, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KF4MIC, Licensee ID: L00844202, Grant Date: 09/08/2006, Expiration Date: 09/30/2016, Certifier: Toney L Duck, Registrant: Toney L Duck, 119 North Forest Drive East, Axis, AL 36505
  • Call Sign: KK4TE, Licensee ID: L00218955, Grant Date: 01/26/2016, Expiration Date: 03/14/2026, Certifier: Charles H Moss Iii, Registrant: Charles H Moss Iii, 201 Magnolia Ct, Axis, AL 36505

Drinking water stations with addresses in Axis and their reported violations in the past:

LEMOYNE WATER SYSTEM, INC. (Population served: 3,360, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-2008), St Public Notif requested (FEB-11-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2009)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 71 regular monitoring violations

Businesses in Axis, AL

  • FedEx: 1
  • UPS: 1

Axis compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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