Emelle, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 51 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +64.5%
Males: 27  (53.8%)
Females: 24  (46.2%)
Median resident age:  59.6 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 35459

Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,010 (it was $5,833 in 2000)
Emelle:

$52,010
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,710 (it was $10,738 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,106 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Emelle:

$65,106
AL:

$122,700
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    • 5094.3%Black alone
    • 35.7%White alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Emelle: 80.8 (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).

Emelle, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Emelle:

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 29.1%
  • Unemployed: 44.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emelle town:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 79.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • 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 July 27, 2015.
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 2013: $202 (0.4%)

Emelle satellite photo by USGS

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

Emelle household income distribution Emelle home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.3%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-29.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (67%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale 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%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (67%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (67%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Emelle, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Emelle-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 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 126.9 miles away from Emelle 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 the city 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 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 197.0 miles away from Emelle 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 231.7 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 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: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emelle topographic map

Birthplace of: Thornton Dial - Artist.

Hospitals and 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emelle:

  • East Mississippi Community College (about 13 miles; Scooba, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,180)
  • University of West Alabama (about 13 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 35 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Central Community College (about 51 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 52 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 54 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • The University of Alabama (about 56 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

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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 2013: 0.0%
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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

Emelle compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.8
Alabama average:

11.9

Emelle travel time to work - commute Emelle mode of transportation to work chart

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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,66426
Black Protestant1,49911
Mainline Protestant76913
Catholic371
Other11
None8,793-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.61% ($21,360 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.36% ($45,333)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.32% ($17,846)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.98% ($23,415 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.79% ($28,152)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.52% ($21,364)

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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