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Median resident age:  36.0 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36871

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,878 (it was $28,785 in 2000)
Cottonton-Seale:

$33,878
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,989

Cottonton-Seale CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,786 (it was $53,900 in 2000)
Cottonton-Seale:

$83,786
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $107,355; Detached houses: $134,984; Townhouses or other attached units: $96,084; Mobile homes: $64,322

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Cottonton-Seale races chart
  • White alone - 2,555 (54.2%)
  • Black alone - 1,972 (41.8%)
  • Hispanic - 101 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 50 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 25 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cottonton-Seale: 133.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone




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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Cottonton-Seale CCD:  0.4% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (21.3 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (68.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (631.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fort Benning South, GA (3.8 miles ), Omaha, GA (4.0 miles) , Crawford, AL (4.0 miles) , Ladonia, AL (4.1 miles ), Hurtsboro, AL (4.1 miles ), Phenix City, AL (4.3 miles ), Fort Benning, GA (4.5 miles) , Bibb City, GA (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 32.22 N, Longitude: 85.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Cottonton-Seale household income distribution Cottonton-Seale home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Cottonton-Seale-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 105% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/13/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the Cottonton-Seale place center killed 2 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/1/1981, a category F3 tornado 15.0 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Amtrak station near Cottonton-Seale:

  • 19 miles: COLUMBUS (818 VETERANS PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cottonton-Seale:

  • Columbus State University (about 23 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,341)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 34 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Tuskegee University (about 37 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 55 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,141)
  • Troy University (about 56 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 62 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Faulkner University (about 65 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)

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Notable locations in Cottonton-Seale: Mahrt (A), Cottonton Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B), Pittsview Volunteer Fire Department (C), Cottonton Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D), Seale Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cottonton-Seale include: Mount Moriah Church (A), Mount Olive Church (B), Providence Baptist Church (C), New Hope Church (D), Mount Lebanon Baptist Church (E), Ross Chapel (F), Saint Johns Church (G), Saint Peters Church (H), Shady Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Thomas Cemetery (1), Cotton Cemetery (2), Porter Cemetery (3), Ivey Cemetery (4), Pittsview Cemetery (5), Key Cemetery (6), Glennville Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Burts Lake (A), Newsoms Pond (B), Monte Pond (C), Mullin Lake (D), Lonesome Duck Lake (E), Lake Lenora (F), McCann Lake (G), Comers Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Run (A), Schoolhouse Branch (B), Sand Branch (C), Hatchechubbee Creek (D), Mitchell Creek (E), Padgett Branch (F), Porter Branch (G), Rocky Creek (H), Mink Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cottonton-Seale include: Glenville Historic District (1), Hatchechubbee Creek Park (2), Briar Creek Park (3), Bluff Creek Access Area (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM10 PM2.5 Ozone  SO2 Pb 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.6. This is about average.
City:

37.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.25
U.S.:

2.43


Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.1%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.8%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cottonton-Seale, AL

17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
13 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Cottonton-Seale compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Cottonton-Seale CCD (based on Russell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.83%
Here46.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents67.6%11.7%5.6%4.0%2.8%
Congregations40.0%14.7%12.0%4.0%8.0%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.3%1.3%2.3%
Congregations5.3%1.3%2.7%2.7%9.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Russell County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Russell County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Russell County:

12.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

34.8%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.2%
State:

13.5%

11.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,925 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.34%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.23% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.23%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Muscogee County, GA  4.04% ($23,763 average AGI)
from Lee County, AL  2.20% ($30,523)
from Chattahoochee County, GA  0.27% ($24,617)


10.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,477 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.14%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($212 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.09%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Muscogee County, GA  3.28% ($24,201 average AGI)
to Lee County, AL  2.67% ($32,432)
to Harris County, GA  0.13% ($25,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cottonton-Seale:

  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCG (1420 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WEAM (1580 AM; 2 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC. OF COLUMBUS)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cottonton-Seale:

  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WAGH (98.3 FM; FORT MITCHELL, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFA (101.3 FM; SMITHS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIOL (92.7 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: HATCHEE CREEK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRVX (97.9 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: RIVER VALLEY MEDIA, L.L.C.)
  • WFXE (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRC (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W220BI (91.9 FM; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC., RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Cottonton-Seale:

  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WACS-TV (Channel 25; DAWSON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W06BH (Channel 6; PHENIX CITY, ETC., AL; Owner: GREENE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W30BD (Channel 30; EUFAULA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14
Total length: 90 meters (295ft)
Total costs: $44,979,000
Total average daily traffic: 54,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,891
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 93,560

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cottonton-Seale, AL


Cottonton-Seale on our top lists:

  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #62 (36871) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Lebanese first ancestries"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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