Chatom, Alabama

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2013: 1,244 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.3%
 
Males: 679  (54.6%)
Females: 565  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36518, 36558.

Chatom Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,575 (it was $31,319 in 2000)
Chatom:

$18,575
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,053 (it was $16,650 in 2000)

Chatom town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,052 (it was $59,000 in 2000)
Chatom:

$93,052
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $109,652; Detached houses: $130,194; Mobile homes: $6,314

Median gross rent in 2013: $382.

Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 30,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Chatom, AL (2013)

    Chatom races chart
    • 68157.8%White alone
    • 46239.2%Black alone
    • 171.4%Asian alone
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 60.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chatom: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Chatom, AL forum
Discuss Chatom, Alabama on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users

Latest news from Chatom, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (19.5%), Irish (16.7%), English (8.2%), German (7.3%), French (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 114 people per square mile   (very low).

Chatom, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Chatom:

  • High school or higher: 68.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chatom town:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Chatom, Alabama as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Chatom to the number of sex offenders is 251 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $399 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $197 (0.3%)

Chatom satellite photo by USGS

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: Tibbie, AL (2.6 miles) , Millry, AL (3.5 miles ), Fruitdale, AL (3.5 miles ), St. Stephens, AL (3.5 miles ), Wagarville, AL (3.6 miles ), State Line, MS (3.7 miles ), Vinegar Bend, AL (3.9 miles) , Leroy, AL (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $42,600
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,800
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,700
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $312,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $208,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.46 N, Longitude: 88.25 W

Area code: 251

Chatom household income distribution Chatom home values distribution

Crime rates in Chatom by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 100000001000
per 100,000 83.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.086.10.00.00.0
Robberies 000011000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.084.284.10.00.00.086.70.00.0
Assaults 323140545493
per 100,000 250.4166.1253.284.4336.70.0426.6346.0430.7346.9695.5234.9
Burglaries 783364124279
per 100,000 584.3664.5253.2253.2505.1336.485.3173.0344.5173.5541.0704.8
Thefts 231817181618171719151721
per 100,000 1,919.91,495.01,434.61,519.01,346.81,513.91,450.51,470.61,636.51,301.01,313.81,644.5
Auto thefts 014020000204
per 100,000 0.083.1337.60.0168.40.00.00.00.0173.50.0313.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.0) 244.1152.2159.099.3203.3113.8155.4145.9254.6180.6238.9194.8

(click on a table row to update graph)

City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Chatom detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.82
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+3.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (45%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

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, Alabama average temperatures Chatom, Alabama average precipitation Chatom, Alabama humidity Chatom, Alabama wind speed Chatom, Alabama snowfall Chatom, Alabama sunshine Chatom, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Chatom-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 45% 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 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 62.3 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 146.4 miles away from Chatom 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 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 373.5 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 277.6 miles away from Chatom center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 157.9 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, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chatom topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Chatom:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 14600 ST. STEPHENS AVENUE)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOME CARE (2024 GRANADE AVENUE)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (14600 ST STEPHENS AVENUE)

Airports located in Chatom:

See details about airports located in Chatom, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chatom:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 51 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • University of South Alabama (about 54 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 55 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 57 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • William Carey University (about 63 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 66 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Meridian Community College (about 69 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)

Public high school in Chatom:

Public elementary/middle school in Chatom:

See full list of schools located in Chatom

Library in Chatom:

  • WASHINGTON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $424,482; Location: 14102 ST. STEPHENS AVE.; 87,044 books; 2,147 audio materials; 757 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 97 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable locations in Chatom: Camp Chatom (A), Deerfield Country Club (B), Washington County Courthouse (C), Washington County Nursing Home (D), Washington County Public Library (E), Chatom Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Chatom include: Rutan Baptist Church (A), Center Ridge Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Rutan Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Beaver Dam Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Washington County - First Judicial Court Referral (45 Court Street).

Washington 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 Chatom and their reported violations in the past:

FRUITDALE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3,057, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
WASHINGTON COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 2,478, 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-11-2012)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2008), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
CHATOM UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 2,064, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2006), St Public Notif received (APR-04-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 64 regular monitoring violations

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

  • HOBSON WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 621, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.0%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Chatom in 2010:

  • 74 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults
69 people in nursing homes in 2000
9 people in other group homes in 2000

Chatom, Alabama environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Chatom compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Chatom (2011 data):

  • Capstone Bank: Chatom Branch at Highways 56 And 17, branch established on 1983/05/10. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $382.0 mil, Deposits: $327.4 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capstone Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank: at 34 Court St, branch established on 1909/07/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $322.1 mil, Deposits: $279.7 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Alabama average:

11.9

Chatom travel time to work - commute Chatom mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chatom town (based on Washington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,39155
Black Protestant1,62112
Mainline Protestant1,24219
Catholic302
None7,297-
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: 4
Washington County:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Washington County:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Washington County:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

34.6%
Alabama:

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

12.7%
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
Financial Administration 2$3,375$20,2500$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$5,252
Sewerage 2$3,697$22,1823$2,848
Local Libraries 0$0 3$3,227
Totals for Government 4$7,072$21,21610$11,327

5.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,408 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.01%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mobile County, AL  1.49% ($30,333 average AGI)
from Clarke County, AL  0.46% ($22,923)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.23% ($33,308)


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,328 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mobile County, AL  2.39% ($37,375 average AGI)
to Clarke County, AL  0.67% ($31,158)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.23% ($35,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chatom:

  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chatom:

  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WQUA (102.1 FM; CITRONELLE, AL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Chatom:

  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)

Chatom fatal accident list:

May 29, 2013 10:40 AM, Sr-56, Pear St, Lat: 31.46001, Lon: -88.23451, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 31, 1998 06:15 AM, Sr-17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $10,157,000Total costs
  • 13,030Total average daily traffic
  • 1,781Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,640Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

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
  • STATION, S Side Al Hwy 56 8.5 Mi W (Lat: 31.463472 Lon: -88.400833), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WNTN460
    Assigned Frequencies: 954.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/06/1992, Expiration Date: 05/06/1997, Cancellation Date: 01/24/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (918) 661-1075
  • STATION, S Side Of Hwy 56 8.5 Mi W (Lat: 31.463472 Lon: -88.400833), Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WNTV981
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.331 MHz, 952.331 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/09/2019, Certifier: Kurt M Petersen Esq
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4282, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • At Substation Sr 17 3 Mi N (Lat: 31.496250 Lon: -88.235833), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WPND213
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.456 MHz, 952.456 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012
    Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3000, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • Chatom, Lat: 31.510833 Lon: -88.211667, Call Sign: WPXA605
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2003, Expiration Date: 02/21/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/03/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr.
    Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • CHATOM, Substa St Rd 17 3 Mi N (Lat: 31.496389 Lon: -88.235833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.4 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WHK693
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.62 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 10/21/2018
    Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3245, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • CHATOM, Granade Ave (Lat: 31.466250 Lon: -88.255556), Overall height: 67.1 m, Call Sign: WHQ843
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2010
    Registrant: Millry Telephone Company, Inc., 30433 Hwy 17, Millry, AL 36558, Phone: (251) 846-2911, Fax: (251) 846-3200, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • On Grenade Avenue, 1 Block West Of Highway 17, (Lat: 31.466250 Lon: -88.255556), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 67 m, Call Sign: KNKK711
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/10/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Law Offices Of Hill & Welch, 1330 New Hampshire Ave., N.W #113, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 775-0070

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chatom)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: HEMPHILL SPEZIO SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 14FH , Serial Number: 332, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/31/1979
    Registrant (Individual): David R Howell, Hc 84 Box 1004, Chatom, AL 36518
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T210K (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2DM , Serial Number: 21059305, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Robert T Engels, Po Box 1406, Chatom, AL 36518
  • Aircraft: NORD 3202 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 22538 , Serial Number: 55
    Registrant (Corporation): Service Enterprises Inc, Po Bx 1328 Hwy 56 E Wilcox Arpt, Chatom, AL 36518
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/08/1970
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8928P , Serial Number: 24-4384, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 02/18/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Wilson C Scarbrough, 716 Springbank Rd S, Chatom, AL 36518

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Most common first names in Chatom, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3375.5 years
John2376.0 years
Mary2277.0 years
William1870.6 years
Willie1875.1 years
George1681.1 years
Henry1370.4 years
Robert1270.5 years
Annie980.9 years
Dorothy885.0 years
Most common last names in Chatom, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beech5275.7 years
Carpenter2173.0 years
Reynolds1776.4 years
Williams1785.0 years
Turner1576.1 years
Dees1478.3 years
Moss1469.8 years
Jordan1376.8 years
Sullivan1266.1 years
Loper1274.6 years
Businesses in Chatom, AL
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
Ford1True Value1
RadioShack1

Chatom on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
Cost of Living Calculator