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Median resident age:  37.3 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36854

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,658 (it was $30,298 in 2000)
Langdale:

$31,658
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,050

Langdale CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,555 (it was $53,800 in 2000)
Langdale:

$74,555
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,165; Detached houses: $102,192; Townhouses or other attached units: $63,132; In 2-unit structures: $53,254; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $53,254; Mobile homes: $53,617

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Langdale races chart
  • White alone - 9,715 (68.2%)
  • Black alone - 4,297 (30.1%)
  • Hispanic - 99 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 73 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 41 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 23 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 6 (0.04%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Langdale: 183.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Langdale CCD:  0.4% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Langdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (26.3 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (70.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (637.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Valley, AL (0.9 miles ), Huguley, AL (1.8 miles ), Lanett, AL (2.0 miles ), West Point, GA (2.2 miles ), Cusseta, AL (2.6 miles) , Beulah, AL (2.9 miles) , La Fayette, AL (3.7 miles ), Fredonia, AL (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 85.19 W

Area code: 334

Langdale household income distribution Langdale home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (30%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (23%)
  • Health care (14%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Langdale-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 115% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Langdale place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 tornado 15.9 miles away from the place center injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Josh Evans - 2005 NFL player (New York Jets, born: Sep 6, 1972), Jennifer Chandler - Olympic diver, Mike Potts (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Langdale:

  • CARESOUTH HOMECARE PROFESSIONALS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • GEORGE H. LANIER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 2 miles away; VALLEY, AL)
  • GEORGE H LANIER MEMORIAL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; VALLEY, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Langdale, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Langdale:

  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 23 miles; Auburn University, AL; Full-time enrollment: 20,996)
  • Columbus State University (about 26 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 32 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)
  • Tuskegee University (about 40 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • University of West Georgia (about 54 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Griffin Technical College (about 61 miles; Griffin, GA; FT enrollment: 2,546)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 62 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)

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Notable locations in Langdale: Cusseta Volunteer Rural Fire and Rescue (A), Valley Emergency Medical Service (B), East Alabama Water Sewer and Fire Protection District (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Langdale include: Osanippa Church (A), Midway Baptist Church (B), Johnson Chapel Baptist Church (C), Grace Baptist Church (D), River View Baptist Church (E), Plant City Baptist Church (F), Fairfax Baptist Church (G), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (H), Halls Memorial Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Huguley Cemetery (1), Mount Nebo Cemetery (2), Langdale Cemetery (3), Glass Cemetery (4), Fairfax Cemetery (5), Cusseta Cemetery (6), Fairview Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Kilpatrick Lake (A), Flint Hill Lake (B), Taunton Lake (C), Montgomerys Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Snapper Creek (A), Moores Creek (B), Double Branch (C), Boyds Creek (D), Little Osanippa Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Langdale: Tater Miller Field (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Chambers 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
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 39.2. This is worse than average.
City:

39.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.0
U.S.:

9.6
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.25. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.25
U.S.:

2.43


Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  -1.$%
Whole state:  70.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  -1.0%
Whole state:  3.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.6%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.5%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Langdale, AL


112 people in nursing homes in 2000
30 people in other group homes in 2000

Langdale compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Langdale CCD (based on Chambers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.24%
Here54.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of Christ
Adherents61.4%19.7%3.7%2.7%2.3%
Congregations36.4%29.0%4.7%1.9%3.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.4%1.3%3.7%
Congregations2.8%3.7%0.9%1.9%15.0%
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: 7
Chambers County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Chambers County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chambers County:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.0%
State:

13.5%

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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:
from Lee County, AL  1.67% ($32,773 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  0.89% ($23,795)
from Randolph County, AL  0.19% ($33,417)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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 Lee County, AL  2.12% ($27,056 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  1.01% ($27,907)
to Randolph County, AL  0.32% ($24,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Langdale:

  • WRLA (1490 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WPLV (1310 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Langdale:

  • WEBT (91.5 FM; LANGDALE, AL; Owner: LANGDALE ED. BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Langdale:

  • 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.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hospital 4800 48th St (Lat: 32.824583 Lon: -85.168556), Call Sign: KUS546
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/12/1996, Expiration Date: 01/07/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: George H Lanier Memorial Hospital, 4800 48th St, Valley, AL 36854, Phone: (205) 756-3111
  • 2641 64th Blvd (Lat: 32.803472 Lon: -85.180222), Call Sign: KNBS811, Licensee ID: L00000301
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.100 MHz, 456.100 MHz, 456.475 MHz, 456.675 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/07/1999, Expiration Date: 06/07/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2002
    Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 2519 64th Blvd (Lat: 32.803444 Lon: -85.180194), Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WEE435
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/20/1994, Expiration Date: 10/20/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/28/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (205) 250-2208

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA4AFA, Licensee ID: L00791684
    Grant Date: 01/02/2004, Expiration Date: 02/08/2014, Certifier: Charles H Bell Jr
    Registrant: Charles H Bell Jr, 2507 61st, Langdale, AL 36864
  • Call Sign: WA4SLV, Licensee ID: L00798131
    Grant Date: 01/14/2004, Expiration Date: 04/12/2014, Certifier: Vernon Moon
    Registrant: Vernon Moon, 1500 54th St, Langdale, AL 36864



Langdale on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
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