Carlton, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 65.
Males: 37  (56.9%)
Females: 28  (43.1%)
Median resident age:

77.9 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 36545

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,029
Carlton:

$35,029
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,372

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,012
Carlton:

$100,012
AL:

$141,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Carlton: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.3%
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  • Races in Carlton, AL (2010)
    • 4163.1%White alone
    • 2233.8%Black alone
    • 23.1%Hispanic
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 172 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (48.4 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (115.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (462.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Rockville, AL (2.3 miles),
Wagarville, AL (3.5 miles ),
McIntosh, AL (3.5 miles ),
Jackson, AL (3.6 miles ),
Leroy, AL (3.7 miles ),
Malcolm, AL (3.8 miles),
Uriah, AL (3.8 miles ),
Stockton, AL (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 31.34 N, Longitude: 87.85 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Distribution of median household income in Carlton, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Carlton, AL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Alabama:

3.8%

Tornado activity:

Carlton-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 29% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 34.0 miles away from the Carlton place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.1 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Carlton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% 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 37.2 miles away from Carlton 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 146.7 miles away from Carlton 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 359.9 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 90.5 miles away from the city 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 281.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 164.3 miles away from Carlton 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 Clarke County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Carlton:

  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-JACKSON (Hospital, about 14 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • JACKSON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JACKSON, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Carlton:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 35 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 47 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 50 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • The University of West Florida (about 67 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 71 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 71 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 82 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)

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Clarke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Carlton:

Marital status in Carlton, AL
  • Never married: 33.7%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 66.3%

For population 25 years and over in Carlton:

  • High school or higher: 19.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Carlton, AL (based on Clarke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,63477
Black Protestant5,09823
Mainline Protestant1,63216
Other953
Catholic113
None5,363-
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
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
This county:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

35.1%
Alabama:

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

18.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

3.82% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,702 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.82%
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 Mobile County, AL  0.51% ($46,674 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.41% ($34,971)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($31,200)


5.08% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($44,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
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 Mobile County, AL  0.84% ($41,028 average AGI)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.47% ($64,500)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.43% ($40,417)

Strongest AM radio stations in Carlton:

  • 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)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WRJX (1230 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Carlton:

  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYDH (105.9 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Carlton:

  • 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)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
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Carlton compared to Alabama state average:

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