For population 25 years and over in Chatom:
For population 15 years and over in Chatom town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $203 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (54.8 miles , pop. 198,915).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (131.3 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (440.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Millry, AL (3.5 miles ), Fruitdale, AL (3.5 miles ), Wagarville, AL (3.6 miles ), State Line, MS (3.7 miles ), McIntosh, AL (4.3 miles ), Jackson, AL (4.6 miles ), Silas, AL (4.7 miles ), Coffeeville, AL (4.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.46 N, Longitude: 88.25 W
Area code: 251
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Chatom detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+3.3%).
Work and jobs in Chatom: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Chatom, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Chatom-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/23/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Chatom town center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 11/4/1988, a category F3 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Chatom-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 62.3 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 84.2 miles away from Chatom center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 20.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.6 miles away from Chatom center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 28.2 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 Washington County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Local government website: www.chatom.org
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Chatom and their reported violations in the past:CHATOM UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 1890, Groundwater):
Past health violations:FRUITDALE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1473, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Chatom that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 37.7%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
69 people in nursing homes in 2000
People in group quarters in Chatom in 2010:
9 people in other group homes in 2000
Chatom compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Chatom (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.67%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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4.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,643 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.78% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,224 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Chatom fatal accident list:
Jan 31, 1998 06:15 AM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $4,931,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 973
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 10,720
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chatom)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Chatom, AL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chatom)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
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