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Population in 2012: 527 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.3%
 

Males: 215  (40.9%)
Females: 312  (59.1%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36912.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,141 (it was $20,333 in 2000)
Lisman:

$18,141
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,841

Lisman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,670 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Lisman:

$50,670
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $55,829; Detached houses: $67,406; Mobile homes: $29,367

Median gross rent in 2012: $564.

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  • Black alone - 496 (92.0%)
  • White alone - 36 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (1.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lisman: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (12.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), English (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 164 feet

Land area: 2.54 square miles.

Population density: 208 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Lisman:

  • High school or higher: 58.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lisman town:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 32.3%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 18.2%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

14 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.2%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Lisman, Alabama as of December 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Lisman to the number of sex offenders is 53 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Lisman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (84.0 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (118.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (452.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Butler, AL (2.6 miles ), Needham, AL (3.6 miles) , Pennington, AL (3.7 miles ), Toxey, AL (4.2 miles) , Nanafalia, AL (4.3 miles) , Putnam, AL (4.3 miles) , Cuba, AL (4.3 miles ), Gilbertown, AL (4.5 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.17 N, Longitude: 88.29 W

Area code: 205

Lisman household income distribution Lisman home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+6.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Retail trade (49%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (24%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Lisman-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the Lisman town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Lisman-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 94.1 miles away from the 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 39.0 miles away from Lisman center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 29.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from Lisman center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 94.3 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 Choctaw County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Lisman topographic map

Hospitals/medical centers near Lisman:

  • SOUTH CARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BUTLER, AL)
  • WILLOW TRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BUTLER, AL)
  • ALPHA OMEGA HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; BUTLER, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Lisman, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lisman:

  • Meridian Community College (about 29 miles; Meridian, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,932)
  • University of West Alabama (about 29 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 48 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • East Central Community College (about 52 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,155)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 67 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 4,027)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 79 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • The University of Alabama (about 84 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)

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

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

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 12.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

12.3
U.S.:

12.4

Drinking water stations with addresses in Lisman and their reported violations in the past:

NORTH CHOCTAW WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY (Population served: 3552, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-17-2002), St Public Notif received (JAN-02-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-15-1999), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JUN-23-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: TTHM
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 53.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.3% for Black residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lisman, AL

Lisman compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students 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


Lisman travel time to work - commute


Lisman mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Lisman town (based on Choctaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.63%
Here51.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents65.5%13.6%10.5%4.1%1.5%
Congregations41.4%25.7%14.3%4.3%1.4%
NameChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%0.8%0.8%0.6%
Congregations2.9%1.4%1.4%1.4%5.7%
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: 3
Choctaw County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Choctaw County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Choctaw County:

14.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

36.1%
Alabama:

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

5.6%
State:

13.5%

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$500
Welfare 0$0 1$598
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,098

Lisman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $73,000 ($138.52)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($58.82)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($37.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($70.21)

Lisman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($32.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($41.75)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($28.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($39.85)
    General Support: $15,000 ($28.46)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $24,000 ($45.54)
    NEC: $20,000 ($37.95)
    Total General Sales: $16,000 ($30.36)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.80)
    Property: $2,000 ($3.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $418,000 ($793.17)

4.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,060 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
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 Marengo County, AL  0.37% ($32,706 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.24% ($38,455)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.24% ($22,364)


4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  0.58% ($24,333 average AGI)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.56% ($31,346)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.28% ($26,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lisman:

  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNBN (1290 AM; 3 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FRANK RACKLEY, JR.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lisman:

  • WSLY (104.9 FM; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPRN-FM (107.7 FM; LISMAN, AL; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMLV (106.9 FM; STONEWALL, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • W213AV (90.5 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W211BD (89.7 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lisman:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WGBC (Channel 30; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
  • WMDN (Channel 24; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: WMDN, INC.)

Lisman fatal accident list:

Mar 28, 2010 00:20 AM, Sr-10, 10, Lat: 32.16983056, Lon: -88.29301389, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 22, 2001 05:24 PM, 1187, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 24, 1996 09:50 PM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 5, 1986 07:27 AM, 10, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 13, 1984 05:21 PM, 1187, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Lisman)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: K4RDT, Previous Call Sign: KG4QHX, Licensee ID: L00425876
    Grant Date: 12/07/2002, Expiration Date: 12/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2004, Certifier: Richard D Thomas
    Registrant: Richard D Thomas, 430 Robin Circle, Lisman, AL 36912


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Lisman, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie2570.8 years
John2078.2 years
Mary1877.9 years
James1868.5 years
Jessie1373.7 years
Thomas1068.7 years
William1073.9 years
Robert972.7 years
George971.0 years
Annie972.1 years
Most common last names in Lisman, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ruffin5573.7 years
Johnson2071.2 years
Ezell1773.1 years
Ford1676.2 years
Brown1278.4 years
Thompson1063.4 years
Jackson1069.4 years
Rowe1067.4 years
Coleman1072.4 years
Smith1070.1 years

Lisman on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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