Florala, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 1,913 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
 
Males: 936  (48.9%)
Females: 977  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

53.2 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36442.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,018 (it was $17,377 in 2000)
Florala:

$28,018
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,772 (it was $11,495 in 2000)

Florala city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $72,308 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
Florala:

$72,308
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $337.

March 2019 cost of living index in Florala: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.4%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Florala, AL (2017)
    • 1,38678.8%White alone
    • 27315.5%Black alone
    • 553.1%Two or more races
    • 191.1%Hispanic
    • 140.8%American Indian alone
    • 40.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Florala, Alabama as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Florala is 148 to 1.


Crime rates in Florala by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(52.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(104.7)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.3)
1
(49.9)
4
(201.2)
2
(101.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(105.0)
2
(105.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
16
(837.7)
16
(840.3)
3
(158.0)
N/A9
(479.2)
5
(251.3)
3
(149.8)
5
(251.5)
4
(202.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
14
(733.0)
11
(577.7)
14
(737.2)
7
(372.9)
2
(106.5)
9
(452.3)
11
(549.2)
5
(251.5)
3
(152.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(4,031)
63
(3,309)
43
(2,264)
62
(3,303)
56
(2,982)
33
(1,658)
21
(1,048)
25
(1,258)
11
(558.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(104.7)
3
(157.6)
3
(158.0)
4
(213.1)
7
(372.7)
7
(351.8)
1
(49.9)
3
(150.9)
3
(152.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)577.0427.0218.0207.2252.4216.6154.3306.3268.4

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City-data.com crime index in Florala, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (29.8%), Irish (6.2%), English (2.1%), Italian (1.7%), Canadian (1.5%), German (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 265 feet

Land area: 10.5 square miles.

Population density: 182 people per square mile   (very low).

Florala, Alabama map

32 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $225 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $297 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulf Breeze-Harold, FL (51.7 miles , pop. 54,412).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (93.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (547.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lockhart, AL (1.2 miles ),
Paxton, FL (1.5 miles ),
Laurel Hill, FL (2.9 miles ),
Paxton-Darlington, FL (3.5 miles ),
Onycha, AL (3.9 miles ),
Horn Hill, AL (4.0 miles ),
Falco, AL (4.1 miles ),
Kinston, AL (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.01 N, Longitude: 86.32 W

Area code: 334

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $132,500
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $177,300
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $57,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $116,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Florala, AL residents
Average permit cost in Florala, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Florala, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.8%)
  • Construction (8.9%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Educational services (7.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.9%)
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.6%)
  • Food (3.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Florala, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (10.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)

Average climate in Florala, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Florala-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Florala city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/10/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Florala-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 56.7 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 329.6 miles away from Florala 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 174.5 miles away from Florala 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 147.7 miles away from Florala 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 244.5 miles away from Florala center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 321.1 miles away from Florala 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 Covington County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Florala topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Florala:

  • FLORALA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 24273 FIFTH AVENUE)
  • FLORALA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION LLC (23621 GOLDENROD AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Florala:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Florala:

  • Northwest Florida State College (about 34 miles; Niceville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 5,052)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 36 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 56 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Troy University (about 60 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • The University of West Florida (about 63 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 64 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 68 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)

Public high school in Florala:

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Library in Florala:

  • FLORALA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $58,924; Location: 1214 FOURTH STREET; 15,182 books; 393 audio materials; 1,317 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 44 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Okaloosa Walton College is no longer Okaloosa Walton Community College

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Florala: Florala Industrial Park (A), Florala Memorial Public Library (B), Florala Rescue Squad (C), Florala Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Florala include: New Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), First African Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), First Universalist Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H), Saint Johns Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Jackson (A), Thomas Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Florala: Florala State Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Dwight Stone - Football player, Ernie Manning - Baseball player, Ray Goolsby - Baseball player.

Covington 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 Florala and their reported violations in the past:

FLORALA WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 3,834, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In OCT-22-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-30-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-12-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2011)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
80 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Florala (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Florala Branch at 22769 Lakeshore Boulevard, branch established on 1904/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Florala:

Marital status in Florala, AL
  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

For population 25 years and over in Florala:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Alabama average:

11.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Florala, AL (based on Covington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,052103
Mainline Protestant2,09313
Black Protestant6776
Catholic2911
Other2733
None14,379-
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: 9
This county:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Covington County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
This county:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
This county:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

12.8%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.6%
Alabama:

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

5.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Florala:

46.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Florala:

39.4%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Florala:

24.4%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Florala:

12.0%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.0%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

49.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Florala, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$17,968$26,9525$3,964
Streets and Highways 2$4,314$25,8840$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,532$18,3840$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,423$29,0763$1,088
Local Libraries 1$1,692$20,3041$837
Other Government Administration 1$2,392$28,7046$800
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 2$2,338
Totals for Government 14$30,321$25,98917$9,027

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $925,000 ($483.53)
    Regular Highways: $219,000 ($114.48)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $903,000 ($472.03)
    Water Utilities: $879,000 ($459.49)
    Police Protection: $378,000 ($197.60)
    Central Staff Services: $193,000 ($100.89)
    Regular Highways: $189,000 ($98.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $132,000 ($69.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $77,000 ($40.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $55,000 ($28.75)
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000 ($26.66)
    Libraries: $46,000 ($24.05)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($4.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($2.09)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $2,000 ($1.05)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($37.64)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $171,000 ($89.39)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $17,000 ($8.89)
    Other - Corrections: $6,000 ($3.14)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $75,000 ($39.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $787,000 ($411.40)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($32.41)

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

  • Charges - Other: $1,099,000 ($574.49)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($90.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($1.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $113,000 ($59.07)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($2.09)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $15,000 ($7.84)
    Water Utilities: $9,000 ($4.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $216,000 ($112.91)
    General Revenue - Other: $40,000 ($20.91)
    Rents: $13,000 ($6.80)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $936,000 ($489.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $379,000 ($198.12)
    Highways: $93,000 ($48.61)
    Public Welfare: $11,000 ($5.75)
    Education: $5,000 ($2.61)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $397,000 ($207.53)
    Property: $187,000 ($97.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $156,000 ($81.55)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $57,000 ($29.80)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $34,000 ($17.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $31,000 ($16.20)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $23,000 ($12.02)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($2.61)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,364,000 ($1235.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,324,000 ($1214.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,000 ($20.91)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $570,000 ($297.96)
    Beginning: $31,000 ($16.20)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,000 ($5.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $345,000 ($180.35)

4.20% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Coffee County, AL  0.46% ($31,754 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.36% ($26,911)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.20% ($44,400)


4.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,935 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Coffee County, AL  0.55% ($34,074 average AGI)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.28% ($30,514)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.25% ($27,516)
Businesses in Florala, AL
NameCountNameCount
Hardee's1Subway1
Kroger1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Florala:

  • WKWL (1230 AM; 1 kW; FLORALA, AL; Owner: FLORALA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Florala:

  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WAAZ-FM (104.7 FM; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTKX-FM (101.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKSM (99.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTJT (90.1 FM; BAKER, FL; Owner: OKALOOSA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W218AO (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Florala:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)

Florala fatal accident list:

Apr 8, 2010 03:11 PM, 5007, Lat: 30.998417, Lon: -86.337164, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 9, 2003 04:32 PM, Us-Sr331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 6, 1999 03:32 AM, Sr-54, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 2, 1989 00:07 AM, 54, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.1mTotal length
  • $6,796,000Total costs
  • 6,741Total average daily traffic
  • 701Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,256Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Lawrence Fire Twr (Lat: 31.127111 Lon: -86.259944), Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WNUR464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.465 MHz, 159.465 MHz, Grant Date: 08/12/2015, Expiration Date: 10/24/2025, Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr., Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 425-5078, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • City Hall (Lat: 31.004333 Lon: -86.333278), Call Sign: KNHM968, Licensee ID: L00699015,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.875 MHz, 155.010 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2003, Expiration Date: 09/26/2013, Cancellation Date: 11/30/2013, Registrant: City Of Florala, Florala, AL 36442
  • 1 1/4 Mi Off Cr 4 At State Line (Lat: 31.001278 Lon: -86.369667), Call Sign: KNFU358, Licensee ID: L00509996,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.490 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2002, Expiration Date: 05/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2012, Registrant: Nolan L Laird, Route 1 Box 11, Florala, AL 36442, Phone: (205) 858-3582
  • 1407 Wall St (Lat: 31.251278 Lon: -86.329944), Call Sign: WRB247, Licensee ID: L00699015,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.725 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2004, Expiration Date: 07/05/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/06/2014, Registrant: Florala Utility Dept, 22664 Wall Avenue, Florala, AL 36442, Phone: (334) 858-3612, Fax: (334) 858-7009, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • STATION, Florala Water Tower On Us Hwy 331 (Lat: 31.004056 Lon: -86.324667), Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WNTR512,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10551.2 MHz, Grant Date: 04/03/1998, Expiration Date: 05/18/2008, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2003, Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8283, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • Florala Opp, Lat: 31.004056 Lon: -86.324389, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 50.3 m, Call Sign: WQOQ428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/21/2011, Expiration Date: 12/21/2021, Certifier: Richard J Spurlin Jr, Registrant: S&p Communications LLC, 187 Ellis Road, Opp, AL 36467, Phone: (334) 493-6729, Fax: (334) 493-0016, Email:
  • STEDMAN, Stedman (Lat: 31.086806 Lon: -86.280583), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 63.1 m, Call Sign: WQRP230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2013, Expiration Date: 06/27/2023, Certifier: Steven A Regitz, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • FLORALA, 23527 5th Avenue North (Lat: 31.004083 Lon: -86.324583), Type: Tank, Structure height: 40.2 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQTA630,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2013, Expiration Date: 12/19/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • 9BH0624A, Highway 8 (Lat: 31.017861 Lon: -86.312472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 70.4 m, Call Sign: WQWS273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 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:
  • STOVALL, Off Covington County Road 89 (Lat: 31.035972 Lon: -86.220694), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQYS849,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2017, Expiration Date: 01/09/2027, Certifier: Gina Cacciatore, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Florala)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 123DA , Serial Number: 798-71, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1970, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Wilford A Simpson, 2738 Union Rd, Florala, AL 36442

Most common first names in Florala, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6472.2 years
John5273.8 years
Mary3677.8 years
William3677.6 years
Willie2574.7 years
Robert2173.3 years
Annie1980.4 years
Henry1575.7 years
Walter1475.6 years
Ruby1381.7 years
Most common last names in Florala, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson3270.4 years
Johnson2374.9 years
Smith2178.2 years
Barnes2178.6 years
Adams2074.2 years
Harrison2070.4 years
Miller1974.7 years
Martin1871.2 years
Davis1667.7 years
Williams1570.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Florala, AL
  • 85.5%Electricity
  • 13.5%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Florala, AL
  • 66.5%Electricity
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Florala compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 12 other airmen in this city.
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