Jacob City, Florida

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Population in 2013: 239 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.9%
 
Males: 109  (46.0%)
Females: 130  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 32431.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,715 (it was $24,583 in 2000)
Jacob City:

$27,715
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,223 (it was $11,037 in 2000)

Jacob City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,507 (it was $36,500 in 2000)
Jacob City:

$46,507
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $55,729; Detached houses: $71,807; Mobile homes: $32,114

Median gross rent in 2013: $576.

  • Races in Jacob City, FL (2010)

    Jacob City races chart
    • 22690.4%Black alone
    • 176.8%White alone
    • 62.4%Two or more races
    • 10.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Jacob City: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (2.7%), United States (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.10 square miles.

Population density: 77 people per square mile   (very low).

Jacob City,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Jacob City:

  • High school or higher: 71.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jacob City city:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 7.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $198 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $649 (1.3%)

Jacob City satellite photo by USGS

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 June 2014:
Here:

5.6%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +20 (+7.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (42%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Jacob City, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Jacob City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 44% 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.

Earthquake activity:

Jacob City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 86% 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 111.5 miles away from the city 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 329.7 miles away from Jacob 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 204.5 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 249.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 267.4 miles away from Jacob 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 191.7 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 Jackson County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jacob City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jacob City:

  • CAMPBELLTON GRACEVILLE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (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)
  • CHIPLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • WASHINGTON REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, FL)
  • NORTHWEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (SNU) (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CHIPLEY, 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 State Community College-Dothan (about 30 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 38 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 52 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 53 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 69 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Troy University (about 71 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 71 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 56.1. This is better than average.

City:

56.1
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.5%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.7% for Black 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

Jacob City compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Florida average:

12.2

Jacob City travel time to work - commute Jacob City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Wood (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,15696
Black Protestant3,92526
Mainline Protestant2,56520
Other6752
Catholic3711
None26,054-
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: 10
Jackson County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.2%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

14.0%
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
Other Government Administration 1$3,463$41,5562$439
Water Supply 0$0 1$859
Totals for Government 1$3,463$41,5563$1,298

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $18,000 ($75.31)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($62.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($16.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($75.31)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,000 ($54.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $20,000 ($83.68)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $13,000 ($54.39)
    Property: $9,000 ($37.66)
    Public Utilities: $1,000 ($4.18)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($83.68)

5.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Florida average:

7.97%

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 Bay County, FL  0.37% ($25,821 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.33% ($24,647)
from Calhoun County, FL  0.32% ($21,755)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,437 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Florida average:

7.17%

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 Bay County, FL  0.59% ($34,418 average AGI)
to Washington County, FL  0.45% ($34,014)
to Leon County, FL  0.39% ($32,917)

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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