Cuba, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 332 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 162  (49.1%)
Females: 170  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  49.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36907.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,520 (it was $50,795 in 2000)
Cuba:

$35,520
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,836 (it was $21,130 in 2000)

Cuba town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,783 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Cuba:

$79,783
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $92,880; Detached houses: $107,080; Mobile homes: $51,700

Median gross rent in 2012: $825.

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Cuba races chart
  • White alone - 294 (85.0%)
  • Black alone - 45 (13.0%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.3%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cuba: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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

Ancestries: United States (23.8%), Arab (10.6%), German (10.6%), Irish (7.6%), English (5.6%), French (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 222 feet

Land area: 4.06 square miles.

Population density: 82 people per square mile   (very low).

Cuba,AL real estate house value index trend

Cuba, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Cuba:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cuba town:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

7 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.1%
Alabama:  3.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Cuba, Alabama as of March 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Cuba to the number of sex offenders is 83 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $300 (0.4%)

Cuba satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (72.3 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (117.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (454.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: York, AL (2.4 miles ), Toomsuba, MS (2.8 miles ), Lauderdale, MS (3.2 miles ), Bellamy, AL (3.7 miles ), Livingston, AL (3.9 miles ), Marion, MS (4.0 miles ), Meridian Station, MS (4.1 miles ), Lisman, AL (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 88.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Cuba household income distribution Cuba home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Alabama average:

2.41
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.3%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-8.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Life and physical scientists (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (22%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Cuba: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cuba, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Tornado activity:

Cuba-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Cuba town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 16.2 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cuba-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 111.4 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 93.4 miles away from Cuba 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 29.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 212.9 miles away from Cuba center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 248.3 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 Sumter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cuba topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cuba:

  • SUMTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, L L C (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; YORK, AL)
  • HILL HOSPITAL OF SUMTER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; YORK, AL)
  • SUMTER COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)
  • PINE VIEW HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)

Amtrak station near Cuba:

  • 20 miles: MERIDIAN (1901 FRONT ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cuba:

  • University of West Alabama (about 16 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 22 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 29 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • East Central Community College (about 44 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 67 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 73 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 74 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)

Public elementary/middle school in Cuba:

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Notable locations in Cuba: Cuba Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Cuba Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Cuba: Holiness Tabernacle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Sumter 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 51.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cuba and their reported violations in the past:

CUBA WATER BOARD (Population served: 591, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Cuba compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

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 Cuba town (based on Sumter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.12%
Here: 27.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA) Mennonite Church of God in Christ
Adherents54.1%20.0%5.2%5.0%4.6%
Congregations26.7%24.4%6.7%8.9%2.2%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents2.4%2.1%2.1%1.7%2.7%
Congregations2.2%13.3%4.4%2.2%8.9%
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: 4
Sumter County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Sumter County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Sumter County:

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

40.0%
Alabama:

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

15.2%
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 0$0 1$1,050
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$714
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,561
Streets and Highways 4$6,135$18,4051$133
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,479
Water Supply 0$0 2$204
Totals for Government 4$6,135$18,40510$5,141

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.61% ($21,360 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.36% ($45,333)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.32% ($17,846)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.98% ($23,415 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.79% ($28,152)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.52% ($21,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cuba:

  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WNBN (1290 AM; 3 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FRANK RACKLEY, JR.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cuba:

  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLY (104.9 FM; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLV (106.9 FM; STONEWALL, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • W213AV (90.5 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • W211BD (89.7 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPRN-FM (107.7 FM; LISMAN, AL; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Cuba:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WGBC (Channel 30; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
  • WMDN (Channel 24; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: WMDN, INC.)
  • WTOK-TV (Channel 11; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

Cuba fatal accident list:

Aug 12, 2000 10:55 AM, Us-Sr8, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1999 10:46 PM, Us-Sr8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 21, 1993 06:04 PM, Sr7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 3, 1984 06:15 PM, 80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 8, 1983 05:30 PM, 80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 9, 1983 05:00 PM, 80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1976 01:46 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $699,000
Total average daily traffic: 50
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 70

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cuba)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KI4ETO, Licensee ID: L00835353
    Grant Date: 03/23/2004, Expiration Date: 03/23/2014, Certifier: Christopher R Vaughan
    Registrant: Christopher R Vaughan, Cuba, AL 36907
  • Call Sign: KI4GVM, Licensee ID: L00910306
    Grant Date: 08/25/2004, Expiration Date: 08/25/2014, Certifier: Ronnie P Sharp
    Registrant: Ronnie P Sharp, Cuba, AL 36907
  • Call Sign: KI4MQU, Licensee ID: L01088655
    Grant Date: 11/28/2005, Expiration Date: 11/28/2015, Certifier: Alizbeth P Oswald
    Registrant: Alizbeth P Oswald, Cuba, AL 36907
  • Call Sign: KJ4YMJ, Licensee ID: L01593643
    Grant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 09/21/2020, Certifier: Christopher R Vaughan
    Registrant: Twin States Amateur Radio Society, Cuba, AL 36907

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 14
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Cuba

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cuba, AL
Most common first names in Cuba, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1879.3 years
James1771.6 years
Annie1774.5 years
John1573.6 years
William1475.2 years
Henry1378.0 years
Robert1276.2 years
Willie1167.8 years
George976.9 years
Mattie978.0 years
Most common last names in Cuba, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Delaine1970.3 years
Wallace1780.1 years
Mcelroy1475.7 years
Johnson1476.6 years
Bell1075.4 years
Ruffin967.6 years
Walker971.2 years
Miller973.5 years
Gibbs976.0 years
Porter975.2 years

Cuba on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Professional and related occupations:"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Truck transportation"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper and paper product merchant wholesalers"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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