Dixons Mill, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 2,338.
Males: 1,129  (48.3%)
Females: 1,209  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

33.8 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip code: 36736

Estimated median household income in 2017: $22,566 (it was $18,258 in 2000)
Dixons Mill:

$22,566
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,337 (it was $12,507 in 2000)

Dixons Mill CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,713 (it was $39,800 in 2000)
Dixons Mill:

$69,713
AL:

$141,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Dixons Mill: 83.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Dixons Mill, AL (2000)
    • 1,63766.0%Black alone
    • 82833.4%White alone
    • 90.4%Hispanic
    • 70.3%Two or more races
    • 10.04%Asian alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 110.5 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Dixons Mill, Alabama map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Dixons Mill CCD:

0.5% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (79.7 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (87.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (481.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sweet Water, AL (2.9 miles ),
Pine Hill, AL (3.1 miles ),
Thomasville, AL (3.3 miles ),
Thomaston, AL (3.9 miles ),
Nanafalia, AL (3.9 miles),
Yellow Bluff, AL (4.0 miles),
Linden, AL (4.1 miles ),
Catherine, AL (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 32.07 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in Dixons Mill, AL in 2017
Dixons Mill satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Dixons Mill, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.0%)
  • Educational services (9.4%)
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Paper (8.2%)
  • Wood products (7.5%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Food (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.9%)
  • Paper (12.1%)
  • Wood products (11.7%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.3%)
  • Health care (17.5%)
  • Public administration (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.6%)
  • Apparel (6.3%)
  • Food (6.1%)
Most common occupations in Dixons Mill, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.8%)
  • Food processing workers (4.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (18.2%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (8.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Food processing workers (3.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (12.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)

Average climate in Dixons Mill, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Dixons Mill-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 22% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Dixons Mill place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 32.3 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dixons Mill-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% 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 70.6 miles away from Dixons Mill 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 96.6 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 42.0 miles away from Dixons Mill center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 114.5 miles away from Dixons Mill 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 207.2 miles away from Dixons Mill 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 407.7 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 Marengo County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Dixons Mill:

  • THOMASVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; THOMASVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dixons Mill:

  • University of West Alabama (about 46 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 63 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 69 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 74 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 81 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 85 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • East Central Community College (about 85 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)

Public high school in Dixons Mill:

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Notable locations in Dixons Mill: Magnolia Terminal (A), Dixons Mills Volunteer Fire Department (B), Surginer Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Dixons Mill include: New Hope Church (A), Friendship Baptist Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Vineland Church (D), Laurel Church (E), Dixons Mill Church (F), Union Grove Church (G), Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church (H), C J Holy Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hosea Cemetery (1), Dixon Cemetery (2), Morrisette Cemetery (3), Dunning Cemetery (4), Shop Cemetery (5), Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery (6), Arbor Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Talbert Branch (A), Shell Creek (B), Quinney Branch (C), Mud Creek (D), Piney Woods Creek (E), Dry Creek (F), Threadgill Mill Creek (G), Cypress Creek (H), Pritchett Mill Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Dixons Mill: Steeles Landing Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Marengo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

71.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

5.4%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

29.3%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.8%
Whole state:

7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Dixons Mill:

Marital status in Dixons Mill, AL
  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Dixons Mill:

  • High school or higher: 67.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dixons Mill, AL (based on Marengo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,67150
Black Protestant3,05714
Mainline Protestant1,90620
Catholic3861
Other2243
None4,783-
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: 6
This county:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Marengo County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Marengo County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

14.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marengo County:

37.0%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marengo County:

9.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

4.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.60% ($37,927 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.42% ($37,862)
from Clarke County, AL  0.34% ($35,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dixons Mill:

  • WJDB (630 AM; 1 kW; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dixons Mill:

  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Dixons Mill:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dixons Mill, AL
  • 45.4%Electricity
  • 31.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.8%Utility gas
  • 5.8%Wood
  • 5.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dixons Mill, AL
  • 54.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 37.3%Electricity
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood


Dixons Mill compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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