Lakeview, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 143 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.3%
 
Males: 60  (42.4%)
Females: 83  (57.6%)
Median resident age:  40.6 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 35971

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,442 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Lakeview:

$42,442
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,785 (it was $35,714 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $123,501 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Lakeview:

$123,501
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $113,967; Detached houses: $130,424; Mobile homes: $64,201
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    • 12486.7%White alone
    • 149.8%Two or more races
    • 53.5%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lakeview: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (15.1%), English (9.4%), Scottish (7.5%), Italian (5.7%), Welsh (3.8%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1160 feet

Land area: 0.63 square miles.

Population density: 228 people per square mile   (very low).

Lakeview, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Lakeview:

  • High school or higher: 93.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lakeview town:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.5%
Alabama:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $544 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $159 (0.5%)

Lakeview satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (41.8 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (76.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Geraldine, AL (1.8 miles ), Fyffe, AL (2.3 miles ), Crossville, AL (2.7 miles ), Shiloh, AL (2.7 miles ), Rainsville, AL (3.2 miles ), Powell, AL (3.3 miles ), Collinsville, AL (3.3 miles ), Langston, AL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.39 N, Longitude: 85.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -3 (-1.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (3%)

Average climate in Lakeview, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lakeview-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Lakeview town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lakeview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 20.9 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 100.4 miles away from Lakeview center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 149.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 116.7 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 202.7 miles away from Lakeview center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 300.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lakeview topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Lakeview:

  • COLLINSVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, AL)
  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF MARSHALL COUNTY/SHEPHERD'S COVE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; ALBERTVILLE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - BOAZ (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BOAZ, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lakeview:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 12 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Snead State Community College (about 18 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 28 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 42 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 44 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 45 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Berry College (about 46 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

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Church in Lakeview: Highway Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

DeKalb 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 2013 was 42.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.5%
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lakeview town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
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: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

40.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.1%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

34.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Lakeview:

31.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Lakeview:

23.8%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

45.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

87.6%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Lakeview, AL Residents
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 0$0 7$325
Totals for Government 0$0 7$325

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

6.02%

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 Marshall County, AL  0.82% ($23,344 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.75% ($23,246)
from Etowah County, AL  0.35% ($21,474)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
Alabama average:

6.06%

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 Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($24,626 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.65% ($29,083)
to Etowah County, AL  0.30% ($26,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lakeview:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lakeview:

  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: LAKE CITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTING INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)

TV broadcast stations around Lakeview:

  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)

Lakeview fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2005 06:18 PM, Sr-75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 2004 01:10 PM, Sr-75, 0007, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 2002 04:45 PM, Sr-75, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 1986 12:55 AM, 75, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $949,000Total costs
  • 815Total average daily traffic
  • 40Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,211Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KD4QIF, Licensee ID: L00524453, Grant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 06/30/2022, Certifier: James N Vance, Registrant: James N Vance, 12765 Alpine Circle, Lakeview, AL 35111
  • Call Sign: KJ4FZE, Licensee ID: L01422659, Grant Date: 08/14/2008, Expiration Date: 08/14/2018, Certifier: John E Langston, Registrant: John E Langston, 13335 Eddie Dr, Lakeview, AL 35111

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

Lakeview compared to Alabama state average:

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