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Population in 2012: 244 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 

Males: 128  (52.7%)
Females: 116  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  40.3 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32431.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,206 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Jacob City:

$23,206
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,151

Jacob City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,219 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Jacob City:

$39,219
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $50,072; Detached houses: $63,825; Mobile homes: $36,097

Median gross rent in 2012: $576.

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Jacob City races chart
  • Black alone - 226 (90.4%)
  • White alone - 17 (6.8%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jacob City: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Jacob City:

  • High school or higher: 70.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacob City city:

  • Never married: 33.4%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 7.2%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $545 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (23.0 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (113.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (600.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Campbellton, FL (2.0 miles ), Cottondale, FL (2.7 miles ), Graceville, FL (2.8 miles ), Madrid, AL (3.1 miles ), Chipley, FL (3.3 miles ), Cottonwood, AL (3.6 miles ), Marianna, FL (3.6 miles ), Noma, FL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.89 N, Longitude: 85.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 850

Jacob City household income distribution Jacob City home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+7.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (39%)
  • Utilities (34%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (11%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Jacob City-area historical tornado activity is above Florida state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 40.3 miles away from the Jacob City city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 3/22/2005, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $7 million in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Hurricane: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Jacob City:

  • CAMPBELLTON GRACEVILLE HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF NORTH FLORIDA (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • JACKSON CO CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)

Amtrak station near Jacob City:

  • 11 miles: CHIPLEY (101 S. 7TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jacob City:

  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 30 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,692)
  • Gulf Coast Community College (about 53 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,369)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 68 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 2,977)
  • Troy University (about 70 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 71 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 7,553)
  • Florida State University (about 73 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 33,687)
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (about 75 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,978)

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Church in Jacob City: Saint Marys Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 20.7. This is significantly better than average.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 27.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

27.7
U.S.:

25.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 13.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

13.6
U.S.:

11.6
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.4
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.0%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.3%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jacob City, FL

Jacob City compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jacob City travel time to work - commute


Jacob City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

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Religion statistics for Jacob City city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.52%
Here41.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents55.3%14.0%12.0%5.1%2.6%
Congregations34.2%18.4%14.9%8.8%0.9%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.2%5.1%
Congregations5.3%3.5%0.9%0.9%12.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Jackson County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Jackson County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson County:

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$840
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$340
Water Supply 0$0 1$400
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$376
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,956

Jacob City government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($73.77)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($61.48)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($16.39)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($73.77)

Jacob City government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.10)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($53.28)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($81.97)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $13,000 ($53.28)
    Property: $9,000 ($36.89)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($4.10)

Jacob City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($81.97)

7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($199 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bay County, FL  0.47% ($26,300 average AGI)
from Washington County, FL  0.42% ($29,111)
from Calhoun County, FL  0.38% ($22,614)


6.45% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,462 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.45%
Florida average:

7.73%

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:
to Bay County, FL  0.52% ($41,910 average AGI)
to Washington County, FL  0.52% ($24,805)
to Leon County, FL  0.50% ($34,907)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jacob City:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTOT (980 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTYS (1340 AM; 1 kW; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jacob City:

  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W291AD (106.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WRAK-FM (97.3 FM; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WZND (105.3 FM; HEADLAND, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJNF (91.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jacob City:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


Jacob City on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and office occupations:"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Rail transportation"
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