For population 25 years and over in Elba:
For population 15 years and over in Elba city:
73 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $455 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (41.7 miles , pop. 57,737).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (66.4 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (565.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: New Brockton, AL (3.1 miles ), Jack, AL (3.1 miles ), Goodman, AL (3.5 miles ), Victoria, AL (3.7 miles ), Opp, AL (3.7 miles ), Kinston, AL (3.8 miles ), Enterprise, AL (3.9 miles ), Brantley, AL (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.42 N, Longitude: 86.08 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +651 (+16.4%)
Area code: 334
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Elba detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 25 (16 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+1.2%).
Work and jobs in Elba: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Elba, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Elba-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Elba city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.
On 9/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Elba-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 97% 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 73.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Elba center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from Elba center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Coffee County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 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).
Birthplace of: Robert D. Bullard - Sociologist, Cornelia Wallace - First Lady of Alabama, Ronald McKinnon - Football player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Elba and their reported violations in the past:ELBA WATER WORKS (Address: 200 BUFORD STREET , Population served: 6015, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 26.4%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
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Religion statistics for Elba (based on Coffee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.58%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
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11.74% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,363 average adjusted gross income)
0.85% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,467 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
11.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,115 average adjusted gross income)
0.81% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,402 average AGI)
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See more detailed statistics of Elba fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Elba, AL
Total length: 74 meters (243ft)
Total costs: $35,563,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,680
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 45,920
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Elba)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:74 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Elba, AL)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elba)
FAA Registered Aircraft:22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elba)
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