For population 25 years and over in Forest Home:
For population 15 years and over in Forest Home CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (46.1 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (530.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Greenville, AL (3.0 miles ), Chapman, AL (3.2 miles ), Pine Apple, AL (3.5 miles) , Georgiana, AL (3.8 miles ), Fort Deposit, AL (4.0 miles ), Braggs-Prairie Hill, AL (4.1 miles ), Oak Hill, AL (4.3 miles) , Gordonville, AL (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 31.85 N, Longitude: 86.78 W
Area code: 334
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Forest Home: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Forest Home, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Forest Home-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Forest Home place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1971, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Forest Home-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 93% 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 58.0 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 87.1 miles away from Forest Home center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.2 miles away from Forest Home center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.1 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 Butler County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Dixie Parker - Baseball player.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Forest Home compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Forest Home (based on Butler County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.01%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,829 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,887 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $2,530,000
Total average daily traffic: 330
Total average daily truck traffic: 25
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 460
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Forest Home)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.