Ladonia, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 3,142. Population change since 2000: -2.7%
Males: 1,523  (48.5%)
Females: 1,619  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36869, 36870.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,692 (it was $34,214 in 2000)
Ladonia:

$32,692
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,334 (it was $16,671 in 2000)

Ladonia CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,557 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Ladonia:

$103,557
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $117,724; Detached houses: $112,323; Mobile homes: $134,781

Median gross rent in 2012: $695.

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  • White alone - 2,674 (85.1%)
  • Black alone - 305 (9.7%)
  • Hispanic - 86 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (1.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.06%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ladonia: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (11.7%), German (10.9%), United States (10.5%), French (6.0%), English (4.7%), Scottish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 471 feet

Land area: 3.20 square miles.

Population density: 981 people per square mile   (low).

Ladonia,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Ladonia:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ladonia CDP:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 25.6%

61 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 1.4% Asia).

This place:  2.3%
Alabama:  3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $322 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $372 (0.4%)

Ladonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (8.8 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (69.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (637.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Phenix City, AL (2.0 miles ), Smiths, AL (2.3 miles ), Smiths Station, AL (2.3 miles ), Bibb City, GA (2.5 miles ), Smiths-Salem, AL (2.6 miles ), Crawford, AL (2.8 miles ), Columbus, GA (3.0 miles ), Fort Benning South, GA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 32.47 N, Longitude: 85.09 W

Ladonia household income distribution Ladonia home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.8%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electricians (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Ladonia, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ladonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Ladonia place center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 tornado 9.9 miles away from the place center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ladonia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 143.7 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 158.4 miles away from Ladonia 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 141.5 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 179.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 181.4 miles away from Ladonia 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 166.3 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 Russell County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ladonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ladonia:

  • RUSSELL COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • PHENIX CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • PHENIX CITY HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • DCI PHENIX CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • CANTERBURY HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • PARKWOOD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • VISTACARE OF ALABAMA (Hospital, about 5 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)

Amtrak station near Ladonia:

  • 6 miles: COLUMBUS (818 VETERANS PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ladonia:

  • Columbus Technical College (about 7 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 9 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Auburn University (about 26 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 37 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 54 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 59 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 64 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)

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Notable location: Ladonia Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Ladonia include: Ladonia Baptist Church (A), Woodland Church (B), Woodland Drive Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Preers Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.1

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00438. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00438
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.4%
(27.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 14.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Ladonia compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ladonia CDP (based on Russell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.83%
Here: 46.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodCatholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents67.6%11.7%5.6%4.0%2.8%
Congregations40.0%14.7%12.0%4.0%8.0%
NameSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.3%1.3%2.3%
Congregations5.3%1.3%2.7%2.7%9.3%
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: 13
Russell County:

2.59 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Russell County:

0.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Russell County:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

34.8%
Alabama:

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

11.2%
State:

13.5%

14.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.49%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.27% of residents moved from foreign countries ($724 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.27%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Muscogee County, GA  4.76% ($25,286 average AGI)
from Lee County, AL  2.05% ($28,654)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.29% ($23,600)


11.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,655 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.86%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.18% of residents moved to foreign countries ($509 average AGI)
Russell County:

0.18%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Muscogee County, GA  3.92% ($22,151 average AGI)
to Lee County, AL  2.37% ($29,630)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.18% ($25,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ladonia:

  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRCG (1420 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEAM (1580 AM; 2 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC. OF COLUMBUS)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKS (1340 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ladonia:

  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WBFA (101.3 FM; SMITHS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFXE (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFRC (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGH (98.3 FM; FORT MITCHELL, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W293AD (106.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTJB (91.7 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ladonia:

  • W06BH (Channel 6; PHENIX CITY, ETC., AL; Owner: GREENE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$145,4492$85,02011$127,8481$41,0402$131,4851$21,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$108,6100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$111,2301$107,9607$113,8772$10,7851$53,3302$43,065
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$223,1000$05$121,6040$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$92,0100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0309.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0309.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Ladonia on our top lists:

  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other healthcare support occupations"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal appearance workers"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
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