For population 25 years and over in Coker:
For population 15 years and over in Coker town:
62 residents are foreign born (4.3% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $351 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (8.8 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (53.6 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (514.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Northport, AL (2.2 miles ), Tuscaloosa, AL (3.0 miles ), Elrod-Moores Bridge-Echola, AL (3.2 miles ), Holt, AL (3.3 miles ), Fosters, AL (3.4 miles ), Gordo, AL (3.7 miles ), Samantha, AL (3.9 miles ), Big Sandy-Duncanville, AL (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 33.25 N, Longitude: 87.68 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Coker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Coker, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Coker-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.3 miles away from the Coker town center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 22.5 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Coker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 58% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from Coker 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 43.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 26.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from Coker center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tuscaloosa County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Coker:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coker:
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Public elementary/middle school in Coker:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Coker and their reported violations in the past:COKER WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 3780, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 11.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Coker compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Coker (based on Tuscaloosa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 36
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 101
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,475 average adjusted gross income)
0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,045 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Coker)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Coker)
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Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.