Brewton, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 5,236 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.8%
 
Males: 2,604  (49.7%)
Females: 2,632  (50.3%)
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36426.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $41,775 (it was $34,234 in 2000)
Brewton:

$41,775
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,820 (it was $18,185 in 2000)

Brewton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,522 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Brewton:

$115,522
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $614.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brewton: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.1%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 54.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Brewton, AL (2010)
    • 2,88153.3%White alone
    • 2,30042.5%Black alone
    • 1172.2%Hispanic
    • 440.8%Two or more races
    • 380.7%American Indian alone
    • 190.4%Asian alone
    • 50.09%Other race alone
    • 40.07%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Brewton, Alabama as of August 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brewton is 101 to 1.


Crime rates in Brewton by year

Type

2005

2007

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(18.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(18.4)
2
(37.7)
0
(0.0)
5
(92.0)
1
(18.5)
7
(131.3)
2
(36.7)
3
(55.7)
7
(128.7)
5
(92.0)
3
(57.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(312.9)
12
(226.2)
1
(19.0)
1
(18.4)
7
(129.7)
2
(37.5)
5
(91.8)
7
(129.9)
7
(128.7)
2
(36.8)
1
(19.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
111
(2,043)
89
(1,678)
94
(1,786)
84
(1,546)
59
(1,093)
38
(712.8)
30
(551.0)
39
(723.7)
30
(551.4)
31
(570.3)
27
(518.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
65
(1,196)
43
(810.7)
24
(456.1)
52
(956.9)
56
(1,037)
43
(806.6)
45
(826.4)
27
(501.0)
35
(643.3)
20
(367.9)
19
(364.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
332
(6,111)
205
(3,865)
210
(3,991)
215
(3,957)
224
(4,150)
202
(3,789)
180
(3,306)
179
(3,322)
149
(2,738)
135
(2,483)
132
(2,533)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(165.7)
6
(113.1)
5
(95.0)
9
(165.6)
16
(296.4)
13
(243.9)
14
(257.1)
22
(408.2)
18
(330.8)
10
(184.0)
24
(460.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A1
(18.4)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)858.6654.0562.1626.8534.6486.4377.8428.8469.6338.5319.1

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City-data.com crime index in Brewton, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (12.4%), English (6.2%), Irish (3.6%), Italian (1.4%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 11.3 square miles.

Population density: 462 people per square mile   (low).

Brewton, Alabama map

120 residents are foreign born (0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.3%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $600 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $400 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (44.7 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (97.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (504.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

East Brewton, AL (1.4 miles ),
Riverview, AL (2.0 miles),
East Escambia, AL (2.9 miles ),
Pollard, AL (2.9 miles),
Dixonville, FL (3.0 miles),
Mount Carmel, FL (3.1 miles ),
Jay, FL (3.5 miles ),
Castleberry, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 31.12 N, Longitude: 87.07 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,717 (+51.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,259 (65.8%)

Area code: 251

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 1999: 19 buildings, average cost: $81,900
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $152,100
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $433,800
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $77,400
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $296,600
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $370,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,200
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $199,100
  • 2017: 5 buildings, average cost: $169,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Brewton, AL residents
Average permit cost in Brewton, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Brewton, AL
Historical housing units in Brewton, AL
Most common industries in Brewton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Health care (10.6%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Paper (6.7%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.0%)
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Brewton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.8%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (3.7%)
  • Top executives (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Brewton, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Brewton-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/1968, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.2 miles away from the Brewton city center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/10/1961, a category F3 tornado 1.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brewton-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 11.9 miles away from Brewton 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 337.7 miles away from Brewton 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 158.6 miles away from Brewton 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 117.4 miles away from Brewton 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 295.8 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 248.1 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 Escambia County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers in Brewton:

  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF BREWTON (722 DOUGLAS AVENUE)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY (1023 DOUGLAS AVENUE SUITE 106)
  • D W MCMILLAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1301 BELLEVILLE AVENUE)
  • WEST GATE VILLAGE (100 PINEVIEW AND THIRD P.O. BOX 49)
  • DIALYSIS AFFILIATES OF SOUTH ALABAMA (1205 BELLEVILLE AVE.)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BREWTON (109 ST JOSEPH AVENUE SUITE 2000)
  • D W MCMILLAN HOME HEALTH (114 W JACKSON STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Brewton:

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College/University in Brewton:

  • Jefferson Davis Community College (Full-time enrollment: 935; Location: 220 Alco Dr; Public; Website: www.jdcc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brewton:

  • The University of West Florida (about 41 miles; Pensacola, FL; Full-time enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 45 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 46 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 54 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 65 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 66 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 73 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)

Public high schools in Brewton:

  • TR MILLER HIGH SCH (Students: 406, Location: 1835 DOUGLAS AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ESCAMBIA-BREWTON AREA VOC SCH (Location: 2824 PEA RIDGE RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Brewton:

  • BREWTON ELEM SCH (Students: 480, Location: 901 DOUGLAS AVE, Grades: KG-4)
  • BREWTON MIDDLE SCH (Students: 435, Location: 1384 OLD CASTLEBERRY ROAD, Grades: 5-8)
  • MCCALL JR HIGH SCH (Location: 3975 OLD HIGHWAY 31, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Brewton

Library in Brewton:

  • BREWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $412,569; Location: 206 WEST JACKSON STREET; 49,287 books; 2,848 audio materials; 4,735 video materials; 6 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 103 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • You need to add St. Maurice Catholic Church to your list of churches in the neighborhood.
  • The web site address of Jeffererson Davis Community College shown on this site is incorrect. The correct web address is www.jdcc.edu

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Brewton: Brewton Country Club (A), Dogwood Hills Golf Resort (B), Brewton Industrial Park (C), Escambia County Courthouse (D), Brewton Fire and Rescue (E), West Gate Village Nursing Home (F), The Meadows of Brewton Nursing Home (G), Escambia County Health Department (H), Thomas E McMillan Museum (I), Brewton Public Library (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Brewton Heights Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Brewton include: Zion Fountain African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Church of Christ (B), Alco United Methodist Church (C), Baptist Hill Baptist Church (D), Universalist Church (E), Second Saint Siloam Missionary Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God in Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery (1), Baptist Hill Cemetery (2), Union Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Brewton Sewage Lagoon (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: King Branch (A), Cobb Branch (B), Burnt Corn Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Brewton include: Brewton Historic Commercial District (1), Lakeview Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Ron & Rustys Entertainment Services (Arcades & Amusements; 9485 Travis Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Colonial Manor Motel (643 South Boulevard) (1), Brewton Motor Inn (1115 Douglas Avenue) (2), Days Inn of Brewton (611 South Boulevard) (3), Brewton-Days Inn (217 Highway 31 South) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Escambia County - District Court Judge (Courthouse) (1), Escambia County - Circuit Court- Clerk (Courthouse) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Davern Williams - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Feb 13, 1980), Fred Snowden - Collegiate basketball coach and businessman, Kevin Sumlin - College football player, William W. Seay - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Alan Baker (politician) - Politician, Anthony Redmon - Football player, Johnnie Byrd - Politician, Kristi DuBose - Federal judge.

Escambia 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 Brewton and their reported violations in the past:

BREWTON WATER WORKS (Population served: 9,756, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2007)
MCCALL WATER SYSTEM INC (Address: 4035 Old Highway 31 , Population served: 7,311, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-11-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
RIDGE ROAD WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,737, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-01-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-01-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-16-2009), St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.2%
Whole state:

4.7%


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

People in group quarters in Brewton in 2010:

  • 163 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Brewton in 2000:

  • 135 people in nursing homes
  • 101 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Brewton (2011 data):

  • Bank of Brewton: Bank Of Brewton at 102 Belleville Avenue, branch established on 1889/08/01; North Brewton Branch at 2329 Douglas Avenue, branch established on 1967/06/29. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.6 mil, Deposits: $41.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Repton Supply Company, Inc.
  • BankTrust: Northside Branch at 1201 Douglas Street, branch established on 1968/02/12; Banktrust Of Brewton/Branch at 227 Belleville Avenue, branch established on 1912/02/05. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $2,083.8 mil, Deposits: $1,812.7 mil, headquarters in Mobile, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 50 total offices, Holding Company: Banctrust Financial Group, Inc.
  • First Progressive Bank: at St. Nichols Avenue And Sowell Street, branch established on 1977/11/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $30.0 mil, Deposits: $22.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Brewton Branch at 405 Douglas Avenue, branch established on 1991/04/11. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Brewton Branch at 1116 Douglas Avenue, branch established on 1934/07/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Brewton Branch at 2578 Douglas Avenue, branch established on 2008/10/29. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Farmers Exchange Bank: First Exchange Bank - A Division Of at 226 St. Joseph Avenue, branch established on 2008/03/24. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $188.8 mil, Deposits: $174.3 mil, headquarters in Louisville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Feb Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brewton:

Marital status in Brewton, AL
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Brewton:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Brewton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Brewton, AL (based on Escambia County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,91788
Black Protestant2,16410
Mainline Protestant1,84918
Other5546
Catholic5302
None15,305-
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: 9
Escambia County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
This county:

7.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
Here:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

11.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

35.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brewton:

51.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Brewton:

49.0%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Brewton:

29.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brewton:

18.5%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

13.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brewton:

37.5%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.6%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Brewton:

79.4%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brewton, 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 25$83,924$40,2840$0
Streets and Highways 10$33,892$40,6700$0
Firefighters 10$37,148$44,57810$3,120
Other and Unallocable 8$18,908$28,3620$0
Gas Supply 7$25,000$42,8570$0
Police - Other 7$9,000$15,4290$0
Water Supply 6$21,000$42,0000$0
Local Libraries 5$10,640$25,5364$3,100
Parks and Recreation 5$13,414$32,1940$0
Financial Administration 4$9,070$27,2100$0
Sewerage 4$10,000$30,0000$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,294$29,1763$11,000
Solid Waste Management 2$5,300$31,8000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$959
Airports 0$0 1$1,500
Totals for Government 96$284,590$35,57419$19,679

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

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $839,000 ($160.24)
    Water Utilities: $256,000 ($48.89)
    Air Transportation: $103,000 ($19.67)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($9.55)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $11,338,000 ($2165.39)
    Police Protection: $2,825,000 ($539.53)
    Sewerage: $1,716,000 ($327.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $691,000 ($131.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $618,000 ($118.03)
    Libraries: $307,000 ($58.63)
    General - Other: $202,000 ($38.58)
    Air Transportation: $128,000 ($24.45)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($15.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,312,000 ($250.57)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $800,000 ($152.79)
    Financial Administration: $611,000 ($116.69)
    Air Transportation: $190,000 ($36.29)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($14.13)
    Central Staff Services: $56,000 ($10.70)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $445,000 ($84.99)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $613,000 ($117.07)
    Sewerage: $411,000 ($78.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $155,000 ($29.60)
    Air Transportation: $70,000 ($13.37)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $741,000 ($141.52)
    Air Transportation: $183,000 ($34.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $162,000 ($30.94)
    Interest Earnings: $67,000 ($12.80)
    General Revenue - Other: $39,000 ($7.45)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.76)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $11,926,000 ($2277.69)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,299,000 ($821.05)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,115,000 ($212.95)
    Property: $663,000 ($126.62)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $128,000 ($24.45)
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000 ($17.57)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $74,000 ($14.13)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $15,000 ($2.86)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $31,324,000 ($5982.43)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,765,000 ($5684.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,785,000 ($340.91)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $225,000 ($42.97)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,120,000 ($977.85)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,183,000 ($1753.82)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,310,000 ($441.18)

4.87% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,870 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
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 Escambia County, FL  0.76% ($30,522 average AGI)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.61% ($39,736)
from Mobile County, AL  0.35% ($32,268)


4.90% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,696 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
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 Escambia County, FL  0.93% ($32,500 average AGI)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.64% ($43,066)
to Santa Rosa County, FL  0.28% ($78,000)
Businesses in Brewton, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway2
Church's Chicken1True Value1
FedEx2U-Haul3
Ford1UPS2
Goodwill2Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Kroger1YMCA1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brewton:

  • WEBJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; BREWTON, AL; Owner: CANDY CASHMAN SMITH, INDIVIDUAL)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brewton:

  • WKNU (106.3 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: ELLINGTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGCX (95.7 FM; NAVARRE, FL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WELJ (90.9 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: GATEWAY PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPFL (105.1 FM; CENTURY, FL; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFNU (101.1 FM; REPTON, AL; Owner: BRANTLEY BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)

TV broadcast stations around Brewton:

  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brewton: William W. Seay.

Brewton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Brewton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 397ft / 121mTotal length
  • $41,695,000Total costs
  • 69,453Total average daily traffic
  • 5,033Total average daily truck traffic
  • 104,618Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brewton, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brewton, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Brewton)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 206 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brewton, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brewton)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brewton)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 72. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 110 took place in 2006, and the least - 24 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Brewton, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.7%), and Structure Fires (27.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Brewton, AL
    • 59251.7%Outside Fires
    • 31427.4%Structure Fires
    • 13611.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1049.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brewton, AL
Most common first names in Brewton, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James19071.0 years
Mary14776.7 years
John14374.0 years
William10771.9 years
Willie9973.7 years
Robert9470.4 years
George7273.3 years
Annie6276.7 years
Henry5372.6 years
Charles5168.9 years
Most common last names in Brewton, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12873.6 years
Jackson8676.6 years
Johnson7975.2 years
Thomas6674.2 years
Wilson5975.1 years
Jones5777.3 years
Parker5176.0 years
Watson4972.7 years
Brown4973.9 years
Weaver4078.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brewton, AL
  • 73.6%Electricity
  • 23.2%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brewton, AL
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 29.2%Utility gas
  • 2.2%No fuel used


Brewton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Brewton on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: healthcare support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of assaults per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
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