For population 25 years and over in Geraldine:
For population 15 years and over in Geraldine town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $287 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (41.9 miles , pop. 158,216).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (73.8 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (525.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lakeview, AL (1.8 miles) , Crossville, AL (2.2 miles ), Fyffe, AL (2.9 miles ), Collinsville, AL (3.2 miles ), Shiloh, AL (3.3 miles ), Rainsville, AL (3.6 miles ), Langston, AL (3.6 miles ), Albertville, AL (3.7 miles ).
Latitude: 34.35 N, Longitude: 86.00 W
Area code: 256
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Crime rate in Geraldine detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-2.1%).
Work and jobs in Geraldine: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Geraldine, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Geraldine-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 263% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Geraldine town center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 16.6 miles away from the town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Geraldine-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 23.5 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 97.3 miles away from Geraldine center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from Geraldine 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 97.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Winds: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Geraldine:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Geraldine:
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Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(21.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Banks with branches in Geraldine (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Geraldine town (based on DeKalb County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.98%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
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5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,130 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:
5.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,343 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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Geraldine fatal accident list:
Apr 27, 2011 02:30 AM, Sr-75, Lat: 34.37406389, Lon: -85.99434722, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 12, 2007 01:47 PM, Sr-75, Co. Road 23, Lat: 34.356386, Lon: -86.014756, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 28, 2007 07:40 AM, Sr-75, 57, Lat: 34.366303, Lon: -86.001539, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 2001 12:16 AM, Sr-227, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 22, 1991 07:55 AM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jul 1, 1983 04:30 PM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 28, 1982 03:48 PM, 75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Geraldine)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Geraldine)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.