For population 25 years and over in Fort Rucker:
For population 15 years and over in Fort Rucker CDP:
377 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America, 2.0% Europe, 1.6% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $-1 (100.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (19.5 miles , pop. 57,737).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (78.0 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (586.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Daleville, AL (1.7 miles ), Level Plains, AL (2.0 miles ), Newton, AL (2.6 miles ), Clayhatchee, AL (2.7 miles ), Enterprise, AL (2.9 miles ), Ozark, AL (2.9 miles ), Pinckard, AL (3.1 miles ), New Brockton, AL (3.6 miles ).
Latitude: 31.34 N, Longitude: 85.71 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,000 (+82.6%)
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Fort Rucker: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Fort Rucker, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Fort Rucker-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the Fort Rucker place center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.
On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.1 miles away from the place center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Fort Rucker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 100% 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 93.7 miles away from the city 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 95.7 miles away from Fort Rucker center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Mobile County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jeffrey N. Steenson - Roman Catholic priest, Mayte Garcia - Dancer, Ronald McKinnon - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Sep 20, 1973), Rusty Greer - Baseball player, Edgar Jones (basketball) - Basketball player, Hal Morris - Baseball player, Leonard Byrd - Sprinter.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 4.4%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.1% for Black residents, 12.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
987 people in military barracks, etc.
211 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
Fort Rucker compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Fort Rucker (based on Mobile County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.25%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 61
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
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4.82% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,796 average adjusted gross income)
0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($521 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,869 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($383 average AGI)
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: 30See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Rucker, AL
Total length: 78 meters (256ft)
Total costs: $115,101,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,075
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,568
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 9,380
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Rucker)
FAA Registered Aircraft:114 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fort Rucker)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0209.00 , 0210.00
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