Gantt, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 223 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 116  (52.1%)
Females: 107  (47.9%)
Median resident age:  42.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36038.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $51,029 (it was $25,536 in 2000)
Gantt:

$51,029
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,761 (it was $12,850 in 2000)

Gantt town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $68,153 (it was $34,700 in 2000)
Gantt:

$68,153
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $132,597; Detached houses: $195,476; Mobile homes: $56,351

Median gross rent in 2016: $579.

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  • Races in Gantt, AL (2010)

    Gantt races chart
    • 17177.0%White alone
    • 5123.0%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gantt: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.8%), English (12.2%), African (6.7%), German (2.2%), Irish (1.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 232 feet

Land area: 0.64 square miles.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (very low).

Gantt, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Gantt:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gantt town:

  • Never married: 23.7%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

5 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 0.8% Latin America).

This town:

2.1%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Gantt, Alabama as of December 11, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Gantt to the number of sex offenders is 63 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $205 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $204 (0.2%)

Gantt satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (64.8 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (67.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (541.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Rosehill-Gantt, AL (1.8 miles ), Heath, AL (1.9 miles ), River Falls, AL (2.2 miles ), Andalusia, AL (2.6 miles ), Red Level, AL (2.7 miles ), Sanford, AL (3.0 miles ), Dozier, AL (3.0 miles ), Libertyville, AL (3.4 miles) .

Latitude: 31.41 N, Longitude: 86.48 W

Area code: 334

Gantt household income distribution Gantt home values distribution

Crime rates in Gantt by Year
Type 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 010
per 100,000 0.0421.90.0
Robberies 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Assaults 001
per 100,000 0.00.0418.4
Burglaries 200
per 100,000 833.30.00.0
Theft 242
per 100,000 833.31,687.8836.8
Auto thefts 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Arson N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.1) 91.7405.1117.2

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Crime rate in Gantt detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -24 (-9.1%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (37%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Utilities (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (49%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (58%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (19%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Gantt: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gantt, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

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

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.5 miles away from the Gantt town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 34.4 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gantt-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% 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 50.6 miles away from the city 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 145.3 miles away from Gantt 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 356.8 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 219.2 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 120.8 miles away from Gantt center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 178.4 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 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).
Gantt topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Gantt:

  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF ANDALUSIS (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE ANDALUSIA (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • RENAL TREATMENT CENTERS SOUTHEAST LP (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • ANDALUSIA REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • COUNTRYSIDE HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • ANDALUSIA MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gantt:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 39 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Troy University (about 42 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 61 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 61 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Alabama State University (about 68 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 69 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 70 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)

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Notable locations in Gantt: Gantt Area Volunteer Fire Department (A), Gantt Area Rescue Squad (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gantt include: Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church (A), Zion Chapel (B), Gantt Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Able Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Gantt Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Covington 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 2016: 9.6%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

12.0

Gantt travel time to work - commute Gantt mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Gantt town (based on Covington County data)

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
Covington 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
Covington County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Covington County:

31.6%
Alabama:

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

5.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.3%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.8%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Gantt:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gantt:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Gantt:

49.6%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Gantt:

83.6%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gantt, 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
Financial Administration 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$1,847
Police - Other 0$0 1$354
Totals for Government 1$1,949$23,3884$2,201

5.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Coffee County, AL  0.54% ($34,209 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.28% ($25,800)
from Walton County, FL  0.23% ($32,690)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
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 Coffee County, AL  0.50% ($29,661 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.29% ($28,833)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.24% ($26,069)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gantt:

  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gantt:

  • WSTF (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC. RADIO,INC)
  • WFXX (107.7 FM; GEORGIANA, AL; Owner: JEFFREY K. HAYNES)
  • WAAO-FM (103.7 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: COMPANION BROADCASTING SERVICE, LLC)
  • W218AO (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • W207BK (89.3 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gantt:

  • 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)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Gantt fatal accident list:

Dec 2, 1985 02:20 PM, 29, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 27, 1980 06:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $3,212,000Total costs
  • 10,686Total average daily traffic
  • 877Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,408Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Dale R Smith, Gantt 2al60101 (Lat: 31.430972 Lon: -86.439250), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Gantt 2al60101 (Lat: 31.430972 Lon: -86.439250), Type: 109.7, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Dale R Smith, Gantt 2al60101 (Lat: 31.430972 Lon: -86.439250), Type: 109.7, Structure height: 01039 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 9495151500, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 660 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, STE 200
  • Cynthia Jolly, Gantt 2al60101 (Lat: 31.430972 Lon: -86.439250), Type: 109.7, Structure height: 01039 m, Overall height: 109.7 m, Registrant: 9495314350, Pm@mobilitie.Com, 2220 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
  • Cr 43 4.7 Mi Ne (Lat: 31.430278 Lon: -86.399722), Type: 77.7, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 3342224121, Edshort@alaweb.Com, US HWY 84 E
  • Barnes Bridge Rd .8 Mi W Of Cr 59 (Lat: 31.439167 Lon: -86.513333), Type: 92.0, Overall height: 91 m, Registrant: 3342718900, , 381 MENDEL PKY E

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • GANTT, Gantt 2al60101 (Lat: 31.430972 Lon: -86.439250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 109.7 m, Call Sign: WQPF587
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • GANTT, Mc Williams Power Substation .5 Mi Se Of (Lat: 31.400444 Lon: -86.477444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WAA910
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 12/15/2009, Expiration Date: 02/14/2020Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3245, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N2HYZ, Licensee ID: L00609694, Grant Date: 12/18/2002, Expiration Date: 02/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/25/2006, Certifier: Marc Garin, Registrant: Marc Garin, Gantt, AL 36038
  • Call Sign: K4HYZ, Previous Call Sign: N2HYZ, Licensee ID: L00609694, Grant Date: 02/25/2006, Expiration Date: 02/25/2016, Certifier: Marc Garin, Registrant: Marc Garin, Gantt, AL 36038

Drinking water stations with addresses in Gantt that have no violations reported:

  • GANTT WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 747, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Utility gas (13%)

Gantt compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.

Gantt on our top lists:

  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
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