Dodge City, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 592 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 300  (50.8%)
Females: 292  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  43.1 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35077.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,618 (it was $30,417 in 2000)
Dodge City:

$40,618
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,467 (it was $14,111 in 2000)

Dodge City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $97,101 (it was $63,400 in 2000)
Dodge City:

$97,101
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $123,499; Detached houses: $140,093; Mobile homes: $45,412

Median gross rent in 2012: $625.

Dodge City races chart
  • White alone - 565 (95.3%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (2.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dodge City: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.1%), United States (17.1%), English (7.0%), German (5.4%), Welsh (3.7%), Scottish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 628 feet

Land area: 3.14 square miles.

Population density: 188 people per square mile   (very low).

Dodge City,AL real estate house value index trend

Dodge City, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Dodge City:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dodge City town:

  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

64 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America).

This town:  8.0%
Alabama:  3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $318 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $334 (0.4%)

Dodge City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (36.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (540.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Good Hope, AL (2.0 miles ), Bremen, AL (2.4 miles ), Hanceville, AL (2.7 miles ), Colony, AL (2.7 miles ), Garden City, AL (2.9 miles ), Logan, AL (2.9 miles ), Cullman, AL (3.0 miles ), Crane Hill, AL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.05 N, Longitude: 86.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Dodge City household income distribution Dodge City home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +236 (+62.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Construction laborers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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

Average climate in Dodge City, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dodge City-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Dodge City town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.7 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Dodge City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 49.6 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 77.9 miles away from Dodge City center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 59.6 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 203.9 miles away from the city 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 224.1 miles away from Dodge 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 114.5 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 Cullman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dodge City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dodge City:

  • SOUTHERNCARE CULLMAN (Hospital, about 7 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)
  • HANCEVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN OUTPATIENT SERVICES LTD (Hospital, about 8 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF CULLMAN COUNTY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dodge City:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 6 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,486)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 27 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 30 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)

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Notable location: Dodge City Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Dodge City include: Beech Grove Baptist Church (A), Bethlehem Methodist Church (B), Glory Hill Church of God (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethlehem Cemetery (1), Beech Grove Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cullman 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 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 37.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

37.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 82.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Dodge City compared to Alabama state average:

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

Banks with branches in Dodge City (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Dodge City Branch at 435 Alabama Highway 69 South, branch established on 1995/11/20. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Dodge City travel time to work - commute Dodge City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (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 Dodge City town (based on Cullman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.16%
Here: 71.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents67.1%7.9%5.4%3.4%3.2%
Congregations50.5%12.3%13.6%0.9%5.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.9%2.2%2.2%1.2%4.5%
Congregations1.4%0.9%0.5%2.7%12.3%
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: 10
Cullman County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Cullman County:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cullman County:

29.4%
Alabama:

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

16.7%
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
Other Government Administration 2$3,372$20,2320$600
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$341
Totals for Government 2$3,372$20,2321$941

Dodge City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $44,000 ($74.32)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($50.68)
    General - Other: $12,000 ($20.27)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($16.89)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($50.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $21,000 ($35.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $15,000 ($25.34)

Dodge City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $153,000 ($258.45)
    All Other: $19,000 ($32.09)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($18.58)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($8.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $52,000 ($87.84)
    General Support: $45,000 ($76.01)
  • Tax - Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.38)

Dodge City government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $495,000 ($836.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $400,000 ($675.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $95,000 ($160.47)

Dodge City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $86,000 ($145.27)

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($155 average AGI)
Cullman County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morgan County, AL  0.58% ($28,846 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.53% ($36,468)
from Blount County, AL  0.40% ($32,443)


4.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Morgan County, AL  0.61% ($32,564 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.48% ($32,705)
to Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($23,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dodge City:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXRP (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HANCEVILLE, AL; Owner: MAPLEWOOD PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 1 kW; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dodge City:

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMH-FM (95.5 FM; HOLLY POND, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: JONATHAN CHRISTIAN CORP.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Dodge City:

  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $983,000
Total average daily traffic: 540
Total average daily truck traffic: 44
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 681

Businesses in Dodge City, AL

  • McDonald's: 1

Dodge City on our top lists:

  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Private households"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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