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Population in 2012: 51 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +64.5%
Males: 21  (42.1%)
Females: 30  (57.9%)

Median resident age:  50.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 35459

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,928 (it was $5,833 in 2000)
Emelle:

$37,928
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,079

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $57,923 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Emelle:

$57,923
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $128,043; Detached houses: $148,261; Mobile homes: $124,368

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  • Black alone - 50 (94.3%)
  • White alone - 3 (5.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Emelle: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 254 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 235 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Emelle:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emelle town:

  • Never married: 15.8%
  • Now married: 78.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Emelle, Alabama as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Emelle to the number of sex offenders is 13 to 1.


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

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (56.0 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (102.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (465.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Geiger, AL (3.1 miles) , Gainesville, AL (3.3 miles ), Epes, AL (3.4 miles ), Scooba, MS (3.4 miles ), Livingston, AL (3.5 miles ), Panola-Geiger, AL (3.7 miles) , York, AL (4.0 miles ), Boligee, AL (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.73 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-29.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Public administration (67%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Emelle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.6 miles away from the Emelle town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 28.5 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Emelle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 77.1 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 22.9 miles away from Emelle center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.7 miles away from Emelle center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 3, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Thornton Dial - Artist.


Hospitals/medical centers near Emelle:

  • SUMTER COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)
  • PINE VIEW HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Emelle, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emelle:

  • East Mississippi Community College (about 13 miles; Scooba, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,463)
  • University of West Alabama (about 17 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,932)
  • East Central Community College (about 51 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,155)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 52 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • The University of Alabama (about 56 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • Mississippi State University (about 58 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)

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Notable location: Emelle Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Emelle: Emelle Church (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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  57.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Emelle, AL

Emelle compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Emelle travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (67%)
  • Electricity (33%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Emelle town (based on Sumter County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.12%
Here27.1%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll


5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.66% ($17,429 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.54% ($23,348)
from Marengo County, AL  0.28% ($19,167)


6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,289 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.48%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.23% ($27,189 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.53% ($25,000)
to Marengo County, AL  0.49% ($28,571)

Strongest AM radio stations in Emelle:

  • 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.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emelle:

  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSLY (104.9 FM; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Emelle:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AG GAINSVILL, 5977 Dan Mitchell Road (Lat: 32.791639 Lon: -88.229167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.3 m, Call Sign: WQPT216
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG4NKW, Licensee ID: L00356369
    Grant Date: 07/01/2011, Expiration Date: 05/11/2021, Certifier: David L Warkentin
    Registrant: David L Warkentin, 3949 Al Hwy 116, Emelle, AL 35459
  • Call Sign: KG4ZIV, Licensee ID: L00663699
    Grant Date: 04/01/2003, Expiration Date: 04/01/2013, Certifier: Randall D Warkentin
    Registrant: Randall D Warkentin, 310 Sumter 30, Emelle, AL 35457


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Emelle)

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