Bakerhill, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 3,743.
Males: 1,844  (49.3%)
Females: 1,899  (50.7%)
Median resident age:

36.6 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip code: 36027

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,068 (it was $29,107 in 2000)
Bakerhill:

$40,068
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,570 (it was $14,418 in 2000)

Bakerhill CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,671 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Bakerhill:

$87,671
AL:

$141,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Bakerhill: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Bakerhill, AL (2000)
    • 2,71774.3%White alone
    • 85323.3%Black alone
    • 330.9%American Indian alone
    • 270.7%Two or more races
    • 160.4%Hispanic
    • 90.2%Asian alone

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

11.90
Alabama average:

2.17
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 128.9 square miles.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (very low).

Bakerhill, Alabama map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Bakerhill CCD:

0.5% ($244)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (39.1 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (73.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (618.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Eufaula, AL (3.1 miles ),
Shorterville, AL (3.4 miles ),
Abbeville, AL (3.8 miles ),
Clayton, AL (3.8 miles ),
Fort Gaines, GA (3.9 miles ),
Blue Springs, AL (4.1 miles),
Louisville, AL (4.4 miles ),
Coleman, GA (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 31.77 N, Longitude: 85.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in Bakerhill, AL in 2017
Bakerhill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Bakerhill, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.1%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Bakerhill, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)

Average climate in Bakerhill, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Bakerhill-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/13/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Bakerhill place center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/25/1986, a category F3 tornado 14.7 miles away from the place center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bakerhill-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 128.4 miles away from Bakerhill 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 163.2 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 189.6 miles away from Bakerhill 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 391.2 miles away from Bakerhill center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 215.8 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 169.2 miles away from Bakerhill 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 Barbour County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bakerhill:

  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE EUFAULA (Hospital, about 9 miles away; EUFAULA, AL)
  • LAKEVIEW HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; EUFAULA, AL)
  • MEDICAL CENTER BARBOUR Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; EUFAULA, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF EUFAULA (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; EUFAULA, AL)
  • EUFAULA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; EUFAULA, AL)
  • BARBOUR COUNTY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLAYTON, AL)
  • CLAY COUNTY-FT GAINES HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 16 miles away; FORT GAINES, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bakerhill:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 35 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Troy University (about 43 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 49 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 53 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 54 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Tuskegee University (about 54 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 60 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Baker Hill Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Barbour County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • BAKERHILL WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 1910 HIGHWAY 131 , Population served: 7,128, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.9%
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: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

23.5%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

15.4%
Whole state:

7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Bakerhill:

Marital status in Bakerhill, AL
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 66.6%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Bakerhill:

  • High school or higher: 69.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bakerhill, AL (based on Barbour County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,79351
Black Protestant3,32821
Mainline Protestant2,14014
Catholic5751
Other2652
None12,356-
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: 6
Barbour County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Barbour County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Barbour County:

6.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

3.73 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

13.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.4%
Alabama:

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

20.8%
State:

13.5%
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$9,203$36,8122$1,356
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,189
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,480
Totals for Government 3$9,203$36,81211$5,025

5.04% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Houston County, AL  0.49% ($36,026 average AGI)
from Henry County, AL  0.42% ($27,606)
from Dale County, AL  0.40% ($30,719)


6.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,715 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.47%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Houston County, AL  0.75% ($36,733 average AGI)
to Henry County, AL  0.71% ($25,421)
to Dale County, AL  0.51% ($23,902)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bakerhill:

  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WULA (1240 AM; 1 kW; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: MARK HELLINGER)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bakerhill:

  • WIOL (92.7 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: HATCHEE CREEK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W220BI (91.9 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC., RADIO)
  • WRVX (97.9 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: RIVER VALLEY MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WIZB (94.3 FM; ABBEVILLE, AL; Owner: CELEBRATIONS COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJWV (90.9 FM; FORT GAINES, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bakerhill:

  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W30BD (Channel 30; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bakerhill, AL
  • 72.9%Electricity
  • 16.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bakerhill, AL
  • 66.7%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.6%Utility gas


Bakerhill compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Bakerhill on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of mobile homes (2,000+ housing units)"
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