For population 25 years and over in Gilbertown:
For population 15 years and over in Gilbertown town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $113 (0.1%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (83.7 miles , pop. 59,443).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (124.2 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (444.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Toxey, AL (1.6 miles) , Silas, AL (2.7 miles ), Needham, AL (2.8 miles) , Coffeeville, AL (4.0 miles ), Butler, AL (4.0 miles ), Millry, AL (4.1 miles ), Lisman, AL (4.5 miles ), Shubuta, MS (4.7 miles ).
Latitude: 31.88 N, Longitude: 88.32 W
Area code: 251
Population change in the 1990s: -47 (-20.1%).
Average climate in Gilbertown, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Gilbertown-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.1 miles away from the Gilbertown town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 2/28/1987, a category F4 tornado 31.1 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Gilbertown-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 80.9 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 58.0 miles away from Gilbertown center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.0 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) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from Gilbertown center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.6 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 Choctaw County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Gilbertown and their reported violations in the past:GILBERTOWN (UTILITIES BOARD OF TOWN OF) (Population served: 6300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 55.9%
(24.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gilbertown compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Gilbertown (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.63%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,060 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:
4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,578 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: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $781,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,030
Total average daily truck traffic: 483
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 6,600
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Paging Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Businesses in Gilbertown, AL