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Population in 2012: 141 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.4%
 

Males: 59  (42.5%)
Females: 82  (57.5%)

Median resident age:  45.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 36855

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,550 (it was $38,125 in 2000)
Five Points:

$44,550
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,044

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,235 (it was $41,300 in 2000)
Five Points:

$73,235
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $98,178; Detached houses: $118,855; Mobile homes: $45,692

Median gross rent in 2012: $567.

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  • Black alone - 74 (52.5%)
  • White alone - 66 (46.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Five Points: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (33.6%), Scottish (6.1%), Irish (5.3%), United States (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 137 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Five Points:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Five Points town:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Five Points, Alabama as of August 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Five Points to the number of sex offenders is 13 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Five Points satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (43.6 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (70.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (623.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: White Plains, AL (1.8 miles ), Fredonia, AL (2.0 miles) , Penton, AL (2.6 miles ), Standing Rock, AL (2.7 miles) , La Fayette, AL (2.9 miles ), Roanoke, AL (3.0 miles ), Milltown, AL (3.2 miles) , Rock Mills, AL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.02 N, Longitude: 85.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Five Points household income distribution Five Points home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -61 (-29.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (38%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (54%)
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Woodworkers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (21%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (6%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)


Average climate in Five Points, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Five Points-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.3 miles away from the Five Points town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Five Points-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Five Points center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Five Points:

  • ROANOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • LAFAYETTE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Five Points, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Five Points:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 15 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,299)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 30 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • University of West Georgia (about 41 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Columbus State University (about 43 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)
  • Tuskegee University (about 46 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 48 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 61 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public elementary/middle school in Five Points:

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

Churches in Five Points include: Saint Pauls Church (A), Five Points Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Five Points, AL

Five Points compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Five Points travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Five Points town (based on Chambers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.24%
Here54.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of Christ
Adherents61.4%19.7%3.7%2.7%2.3%
Congregations36.4%29.0%4.7%1.9%3.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.4%1.3%3.7%
Congregations2.8%3.7%0.9%1.9%15.0%
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: 7
Here:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Chambers County:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

15.1%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

35.7%
State:

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

7.0%
Alabama:

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


5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Lee County, AL  1.67% ($32,773 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  0.89% ($23,795)
from Randolph County, AL  0.19% ($33,417)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
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 Lee County, AL  2.12% ($27,056 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  1.01% ($27,907)
to Randolph County, AL  0.32% ($24,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Five Points:

  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELR (1360 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE, AL)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Five Points:

  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Five Points:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Five Points)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FIVE POINTS, 28189 Us Hwy 431 (Lat: 33.038139 Lon: -85.348500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQJ943
    Assigned Frequencies: 11285.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2013, Expiration Date: 01/10/2023, 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:

5
  • Call Sign: KD4HJD, Licensee ID: L00249771
    Grant Date: 12/23/2011, Expiration Date: 12/23/2021, Certifier: Thomas L Howard
    Registrant: Thomas L Howard, 7349 County Road 266, Five Points, AL 36855
  • Call Sign: KF4LJE, Licensee ID: L00948633
    Grant Date: 05/31/2006, Expiration Date: 08/12/2016, Certifier: John Tenney D
    Registrant: John D Tenney, 1514 Cr 288, Five Points, AL 36855
  • Call Sign: N4OKM, Licensee ID: L01082868
    Grant Date: 11/10/2005, Expiration Date: 02/08/2016, Certifier: Jerry L Barnes Sr
    Registrant: Jerry L Barnes Sr, 7010 County Rd 222, Five Points, AL 36855
  • Call Sign: KJ4RNB, Licensee ID: L01540216
    Grant Date: 01/07/2010, Expiration Date: 01/07/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2011, Certifier: Brenda L Howard
    Registrant: Brenda L Howard, 7349 County Road 266, Five Points, AL 36855
  • Call Sign: KK4AXD, Previous Call Sign: KJ4RNB, Licensee ID: L01540216
    Grant Date: 01/07/2010, Expiration Date: 01/07/2020, Certifier: Brenda L Howard
    Registrant: Brenda L Howard, 7349 County Road 266, Five Points, AL 36855

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3503N , Serial Number: 22731, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 12/27/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Prezzie C Iii Russell, 1411 Cr 258, Five Points, AL 36855
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7830Z , Serial Number: 15059930, Year manufactured: 1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William K Flanary, Route 1 Box 193, Five Points, AL 36855, Other Owners: Carolyn V Flanary
  • Aircraft: JORDAN B J LONG EZ (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 861BD , Serial Number: 1660, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/1987
    Registrant (Individual): John S Alsobrook, 25485 Hwy 431, Five Points, AL 36855


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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