Elba, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 3,875 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 1,929  (49.8%)
Females: 1,946  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36323.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,101 (it was $24,021 in 2000)
Elba:

$32,101
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,996 (it was $15,382 in 2000)

Elba city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,644 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Elba:

$106,644
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,284; detached houses: $145,618; mobile homes: $41,634

Median gross rent in 2017: $577.

March 2019 cost of living index in Elba: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.0%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 59.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Elba, AL (2017)
    • 1,99851.5%White alone
    • 1,65342.6%Black alone
    • 832.1%Hispanic
    • 772.0%Two or more races
    • 711.8%Asian alone
    • 70.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Elba, Alabama as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Elba is 136 to 1.


Crime rates in Elba by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(47.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
2
(48.5)
2
(48.0)
3
(70.5)
1
(25.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(101.1)
3
(76.9)
3
(77.3)
2
(51.4)
1
(25.7)
1
(25.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(71.1)
2
(47.4)
5
(120.9)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.0)
2
(47.0)
4
(101.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(151.7)
1
(25.6)
1
(25.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(51.5)
4
(103.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(236.9)
17
(402.9)
13
(314.3)
12
(291.0)
5
(120.1)
15
(352.6)
24
(606.2)
31
(775.4)
19
(480.4)
7
(179.5)
18
(464.0)
3
(77.0)
5
(128.7)
15
(388.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
50
(1,185)
36
(853.3)
46
(1,112)
48
(1,164)
62
(1,489)
30
(705.2)
34
(858.8)
42
(1,051)
46
(1,163)
25
(641.2)
30
(773.4)
33
(847.5)
51
(1,313)
31
(802.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
91
(2,156)
85
(2,015)
82
(1,983)
134
(3,249)
125
(3,003)
84
(1,975)
93
(2,349)
67
(1,676)
108
(2,731)
74
(1,898)
72
(1,856)
54
(1,387)
61
(1,571)
73
(1,889)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(165.8)
5
(118.5)
3
(72.5)
3
(72.7)
4
(96.1)
11
(258.6)
7
(176.8)
4
(100.1)
3
(75.9)
9
(230.8)
7
(180.5)
5
(128.4)
2
(51.5)
9
(232.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(47.4)
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City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)289.0244.6281.4321.5301.7337.1340.0303.7419.2244.4305.2181.6220.6279.8

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City-data.com crime index in Elba, AL

Crime rate in Elba detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 18 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.59
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (20.7%), African (17.5%), English (3.6%), Irish (3.0%), Polish (1.8%), European (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1853

Elevation: 195 feet

Land area: 15.4 square miles.

Population density: 252 people per square mile   (very low).

Elba, Alabama map

32 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $528 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $417 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 31.42 N, Longitude: 86.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +685 (+17.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 763 (56.4%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Elba, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Elba, AL in 2017
Elba satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $55,000
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $138,300
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $42,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,100
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $8,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $8,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $90,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Elba, AL residents
Average permit cost in Elba, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Elba, AL
Historical housing units in Elba, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Elba, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Food (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.4%)
  • Food (10.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.1%)
  • Health care (13.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Apparel (6.9%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Elba, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Elba, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Elba-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 49% 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 slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% 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 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 359.0 miles away from Elba 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 153.7 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 214.4 miles away from Elba 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 138.2 miles away from Elba center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 189.5 miles away from Elba 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 Coffee County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Elba topographic map

Main business address for: NATIONAL SECURITY GROUP INC (LIFE INSURANCE).

Hospitals and medical centers in Elba:

  • FIRST CHOICE HOSPICE (832 NORTH TROY HIGHWAY)
  • ELBA NURSING HOME (987 DRAYTON STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Elba:

  • DCI ENTERPRISE (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ENTERPRISE, AL)
  • COFFEE COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ENTERPRISE, AL)
  • LHC HOMECARE OF SOUTH ALABAMA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • OPP HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • MIZELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE - OPP (Hospital, about 14 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • DAVITA ENTERPRISE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; ENTERPRISE, AL)

Airports and heliports located in Elba:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Elba:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 17 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Troy University (about 28 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 37 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 66 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 67 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Alabama State University (about 67 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Faulkner University (about 68 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)

Public high schools in Elba:

  • ELBA HIGH SCH (Students: 426, Location: 371 TIGER DR, Grades: 7-12)
  • ELBA AREA VOC SCH (Location: 371 TIGER DR, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Elba:

  • ELBA ELEM SCH (Students: 448, Location: 145 TIGER DR, Grades: KG-6)
See full list of schools located in Elba

Library in Elba:

  • ELBA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $91,070; Location: 406 SIMMONS STREET; 14,209 books; 503 audio materials; 413 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 30 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Elba: Elba Country Club (A), Buffalo (B), Elba Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Elba: NATIONAL SECURITY GROUP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Elba include: Westside Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), New Zion Baptist Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Evergreen Primitive Baptist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Shiloh Cemetery (2), Hillcrest Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Lorene (A), Babes Pond (B), Elba Country Club Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Whitewater Creek (A), Beaverdam Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Aunt B's Bed & Breakfast (717 West Davis Street) (1), Riviera Motel (154 Yelverton Avenue) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Robert D. Bullard - Sociologist, Cornelia Wallace - First Lady of Alabama, Ronald McKinnon - Football player.

Coffee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Elba that have no violations reported:

  • ELBA WATER WORKS (Address: 200 BUFORD STREET , Population served: 5,868, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
241 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
80 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Elba in 2000:

  • 249 people in state prisons
  • 96 people in nursing homes
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Elba (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Main Office Elba at 402 Collier Street, branch established on 1938/01/15. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Troy Bank & Trust Company: Peoples Bank Of Coffee County - Elba at 429 North Claxton Avenue, branch established on 1995/02/18. Info updated 2008/09/24: Bank assets: $852.0 mil, Deposits: $714.4 mil, headquarters in Troy, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Trust No. 3 Under The Will Of Charles Henderson

For population 15 years and over in Elba:

Marital status in Elba, AL
  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Elba:

  • High school or higher: 74.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Elba
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Elba, AL (based on Coffee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant25,88991
Mainline Protestant3,45713
Catholic1,5501
Black Protestant1,32011
Other8054
None16,927-
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
Here:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Coffee County:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Coffee County:

7.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Coffee County:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

10.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.5%
Alabama:

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

16.6%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Elba:

49.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.4%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.5%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Elba:

13.7%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Elba:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Elba:

36.4%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Elba, AL Residents
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
Streets and Highways 9$18,961$25,2810$0
Police - Other 8$19,446$29,1690$0
Water Supply 6$12,339$24,6780$0
Electric Power 6$16,259$32,5180$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$8,195$19,6680$0
Parks and Recreation 3$7,392$29,5688$7,746
Solid Waste Management 2$5,306$31,8361$580
Local Libraries 2$3,685$22,1100$0
Other and Unallocable 2$5,426$32,5560$0
Welfare 1$2,011$24,1322$1,714
Health 1$2,595$31,1400$0
Sewerage 1$2,263$27,1560$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,959$47,5086$2,700
Judicial and Legal 1$2,555$30,6601$1,000
Firefighters 0$0 20$2,251
Totals for Government 48$110,392$27,59838$15,991

Elba government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $824,000 ($212.65)
    Regular Highways: $284,000 ($73.29)
    Air Transportation: $205,000 ($52.90)
    General - Other: $111,000 ($28.65)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $935,000 ($241.29)
    Central Staff Services: $642,000 ($165.68)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $554,000 ($142.97)
    Parks and Recreation: $347,000 ($89.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $256,000 ($66.06)
    General Public Buildings: $230,000 ($59.35)
    Regular Highways: $220,000 ($56.77)
    General - Other: $148,000 ($38.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $127,000 ($32.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($21.68)
    Libraries: $63,000 ($16.26)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($13.16)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($12.39)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $21,000 ($5.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $275,000 ($70.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Judicial and Legal Services: $22,000 ($5.68)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($3.87)
    Regular Highways: $14,000 ($3.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($2.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,677,000 ($432.77)

Elba government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $385,000 ($99.35)
    Sewerage: $343,000 ($88.52)
    Air Transportation: $54,000 ($13.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($9.81)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $34,000 ($8.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $47,000 ($12.13)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($11.10)
    Other: $18,000 ($4.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $14,000 ($3.61)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $328,000 ($84.65)
    Fines and Forfeits: $200,000 ($51.61)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($10.06)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($6.19)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.26)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $643,000 ($165.94)
    Highways: $293,000 ($75.61)
    Sewerage: $64,000 ($16.52)
    General Local Government Support: $12,000 ($3.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,419,000 ($366.19)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $176,000 ($45.42)
    Public Utility License: $166,000 ($42.84)
    Property: $108,000 ($27.87)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $69,000 ($17.81)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $59,000 ($15.23)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $57,000 ($14.71)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $4,000 ($1.03)

Elba government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,798,000 ($2528.52)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,256,000 ($1614.45)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,683,000 ($1466.58)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,141,000 ($552.52)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $261,000 ($67.35)
    End of Fiscal Year: $233,000 ($60.13)

Elba government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,918,000 ($753.03)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $447,000 ($115.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $669,000 ($172.65)

10.38% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,173 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.38%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.48% of residents moved from foreign countries ($3,293 average AGI)
Coffee County:

0.48%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dale County, AL  1.74% ($41,042 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.68% ($33,800)
from Geneva County, AL  0.50% ($34,943)


10.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.45%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.31% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,803 average AGI)
Coffee County:

0.31%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dale County, AL  1.49% ($36,243 average AGI)
to Houston County, AL  0.57% ($44,030)
to Geneva County, AL  0.43% ($35,147)
Businesses in Elba, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Ford1
Burger King1H&R Block1
Chevrolet1La-Z-Boy1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1

Strongest AM radio stations in Elba:

  • WELB (1350 AM; 1 kW; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Elba:

  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WFXX (107.7 FM; GEORGIANA, AL; Owner: JEFFREY K. HAYNES)
  • WJIF (91.9 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: OPP EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WSTF (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC. RADIO,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Elba:

  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • W19BV (Channel 19; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W36BQ (Channel 36; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W40BE (Channel 40; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • W49BM (Channel 49; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • W57CC (Channel 57; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W59CQ (Channel 59; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W65CW (Channel 65; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
Elba fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Elba fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 495ft / 151mTotal length
  • $55,256,000Total costs
  • 41,459Total average daily traffic
  • 2,776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,211Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Elba, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 71950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Elba, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Elba, AL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • ELBA, Hwy 84e 3.1 Mi Lt At Blue Watertank & Past Cemetary (Elba, Al) 100016611 (Lat: 31.405833 Lon: -86.015444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WMG769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2017, Certifier: Michael P Goggin, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • Victoria, 6247 Cr228 (Al20059-A) (Lat: 31.516000 Lon: -85.947444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 107.9 m, Call Sign: WQPY534,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 09/19/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/12/2014, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • 9BH1234A, 2484 Highway 84 (Lat: 31.382750 Lon: -86.173639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQWS311,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/2015, Expiration Date: 11/04/2025, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • ELBA, Highway 189 (Lat: 31.454722 Lon: -86.090917), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 125.9 m, Call Sign: WQZB470,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Elba)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Elba)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 57 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Elba, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (43.2%), and Outside Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Elba, AL
    • 11543.2%Structure Fires
    • 9937.2%Outside Fires
    • 4015.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 124.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Elba, AL
Most common first names in Elba, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9570.1 years
Mary7477.7 years
John7172.6 years
William6871.0 years
Willie5373.2 years
Robert4071.4 years
Annie3176.0 years
Charles3070.7 years
Jessie2977.8 years
Mattie2881.1 years
Most common last names in Elba, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6677.6 years
Davis5374.5 years
Kelley4069.9 years
Hudson3974.6 years
Johnson3874.5 years
Parker3673.3 years
Bryan3380.5 years
Jones3174.3 years
Taylor3176.1 years
Lee3174.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Elba, AL
  • 72.1%Electricity
  • 24.5%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Elba, AL
  • 78.1%Electricity
  • 13.5%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Elba compared to Alabama state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 20 pilots and 86 other airmen in this city.
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