Lisman, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 522 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.1%
 
Males: 196  (37.6%)
Females: 326  (62.4%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36912.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,637 (it was $20,333 in 2000)
Lisman:

$18,637
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $11,972 (it was $11,295 in 2000)

Lisman town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $48,379 (it was $45,700 in 2000)
Lisman:

$48,379
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $64,067; Detached houses: $84,797; Mobile homes: $21,533

Median gross rent in 2013: $608.

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  • Races in Lisman, AL (2010)

    Lisman races chart
    • 49692.0%Black alone
    • 366.7%White alone
    • 61.1%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lisman: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 164 feet

Land area: 2.54 square miles.

Population density: 206 people per square mile   (very low).

Lisman, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Lisman:

  • High school or higher: 62.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 16.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lisman town:

  • Never married: 37.3%
  • Now married: 31.4%
  • Separated: 6.7%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 9.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Lisman, Alabama as of September 01, 2015.
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 2013: $346 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $197 (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
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $200,000

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 June 2014:
Here:

9.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +41 (+6.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (48%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Lisman, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Lisman-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 52% 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 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 104.3 miles away from Lisman 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 the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 110.1 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 222.3 miles away from Lisman 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 421.7 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 Choctaw County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and 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)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BUTLER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lisman:

  • Meridian Community College (about 30 miles; Meridian, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,750)
  • University of West Alabama (about 30 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 47 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • East Central Community College (about 52 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 67 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 79 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 85 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.1

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

NORTH CHOCTAW WATER & SEWER AUTHORITY (Population served: 3,552, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-16-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JAN-13-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-13-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-22-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 55.8%
(47.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.7% 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

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.
  • Number of college students significantly below 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:

8.8
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,08052
Black Protestant2,63516
Mainline Protestant78913
Other1571
Catholic601
None4,138-
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: 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 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$1,462$17,5441$520
Totals for Government 1$1,462$17,5441$520

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $73,000 ($139.85)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($59.39)
    Police Protection: $20,000 ($38.31)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($70.88)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($32.57)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,000 ($42.15)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($28.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $21,000 ($40.23)
    General Support: $15,000 ($28.74)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $24,000 ($45.98)
    NEC: $20,000 ($38.31)
    Total General Sales: $16,000 ($30.65)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.83)
    Property: $2,000 ($3.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $418,000 ($800.77)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  0.50% ($47,955 average AGI)
from Marengo County, AL  0.36% ($39,750)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.25% ($33,273)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  0.53% ($24,208 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.44% ($24,150)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.38% ($31,706)

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: 32.16983, Lon: -88.29301, 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 persons involved: 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 persons involved: 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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