Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 1,859.
Males: 888  (47.8%)
Females: 971  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years
Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,071 (it was $22,531 in 2000)
Forkland-Tishabee:

$25,071
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,310 (it was $13,722 in 2000)

Forkland-Tishabee CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $65,911 (it was $38,900 in 2000)
Forkland-Tishabee:

$65,911
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $100,057; Detached houses: $136,269; Townhouses or other attached units: $50,339; Mobile homes: $51,006
  • Races in Forkland-Tishabee, AL (2000)

    Forkland-Tishabee races chart
    • 1,61479.4%Black alone
    • 40419.9%White alone
    • 80.4%Hispanic
    • 40.2%Other race alone
    • 20.10%Two or more races

Races in Forkland-Tishabee detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Forkland-Tishabee: 84.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 148.4 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Forkland-Tishabee:

  • High school or higher: 60.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Forkland-Tishabee CCD:

  • Never married: 36.3%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Forkland-Tishabee CCD:  0.5% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (43.7 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (86.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (486.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Forkland, AL (0.8 miles ), Demopolis, AL (3.1 miles ), Belmont, AL (3.3 miles ), Sawyerville, AL (3.4 miles ), River Bend, AL (3.4 miles ), Boligee, AL (3.5 miles ), Eutaw, AL (3.7 miles ), Epes, AL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.64 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Paper (11%)
  • Repair and maintenance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Health care (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Apparel, fabrics, and notions merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

Work and jobs in Forkland-Tishabee: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama average temperatures Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama average precipitation Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama humidity Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama wind speed Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama snowfall Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama sunshine Forkland-Tishabee, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Forkland-Tishabee-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 60% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.1 miles away from the Forkland-Tishabee place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/10/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Forkland-Tishabee-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 63.8 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 111.1 miles away from Forkland-Tishabee 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 3.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 74.4 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 182.1 miles away from Forkland-Tishabee 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 250.0 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 Greene County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Forkland-Tishabee:

  • MARENGO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; LINDEN, AL)
  • DEMOPOLIS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; DEMOPOLIS, AL)
  • WOODHAVEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; DEMOPOLIS, AL)
  • WARRIOR AREA HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; EUTAW, AL)
  • GREENE COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; EUTAW, AL)
  • GREENE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; EUTAW, AL)
  • ALABAMA HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; EUTAW, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Forkland-Tishabee:

  • University of West Alabama (about 19 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 38 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 38 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 44 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Meridian Community College (about 54 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 67 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • University of Montevallo (about 67 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)

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Notable locations in Forkland-Tishabee: Erie Bend Camp (A), Watsonia (B), Meadow Brook Farm (C), Baltzell (D), Dollarhide Camp (E), Hines Landing (F), Kirkpatrick Landing (G), Crestwell Farm (H), Roe Landing (I), Saint Matthews (J), Rivers Bend Hunting Club (K), Thornhill Station (L), Will-'-the-Wisp Camp (M), Parkers Fish Camp (N), Cooks Chapel (O), Knobs Hill (P), Bluffport (Q), Greene County Steam Plant (R), Tishabee Volunteer Fire Department (S), Forkland Volunteer Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Forkland-Tishabee include: Green Oak Church (A), Zion Church (B), Saint Johns Episcopal Church (C), Spring Hill Baptist Church (D), Ebenezer Presbyterian Church (E), Cooks Chapel Methodist Church (F), Shiloh Baptist Church (G), Saint Matthew Baptist Church (H), Pine Grove Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Grove Cemetery (1), DeVelle Cemetery (2), Brasfield Cemetery (3), Creehill Cemetery (4), Dallas Cemetery (5), Taylor Cemetery (6), Springhill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Crenshaw Pond (A), Duffys Ponds (B), Lake Mark Hanna (C), W D Johnston Lake Number 1 (D), Dollarhide Camp Lake (E), Dollarhide Hunting Lake (F), Baker Lake (G), Reed Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smith Branch (A), Slack Creek (B), McConnico Creek (C), Needham Creek (D), Peter Creek (E), Negrofoot Branch (F), Presley Ford Branch (G), Morgan Creek (H), Runway Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Forkland-Tishabee include: Backbone Branch Public Area (1), Backbone Park (2), Runaway Branch Area Number 1 (3), Runaway Branch Area Number 2 (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Greene County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.0
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
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: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

27.9%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.9%
Whole state:

7.3%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Alabama average:

13.2

Forkland-Tishabee travel time to work - commute Forkland-Tishabee mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Forkland-Tishabee CCD (based on Greene County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,13412
Black Protestant8577
Mainline Protestant3758
Catholic371
Other22-
None6,620-
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: 6
Greene County:

6.52 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Greene County:

4.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

17.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

43.5%
Alabama:

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

18.2%
State:

13.5%

5.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
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  1.88% ($20,264 average AGI)
from Marengo County, AL  0.46% ($29,538)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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  2.51% ($29,690 average AGI)
to Marengo County, AL  0.64% ($36,111)

Strongest AM radio stations in Forkland-Tishabee:

  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WXAL (1400 AM; 1 kW; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Forkland-Tishabee:

  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Forkland-Tishabee:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WJMY-CA (Channel 28; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (73%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Forkland-Tishabee compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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