Loachapoka, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 189 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.5%
 
Males: 86  (45.6%)
Females: 103  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 36865

Estimated median household income in 2016: $39,997 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Loachapoka:

$39,997
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,396 (it was $14,477 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,341 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Loachapoka:

$115,341
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $129,787; Detached houses: $152,059; Mobile homes: $56,874

Median gross rent in 2016: $728.

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  • Races in Loachapoka, AL (2016)

    Loachapoka races chart
    • 11850.2%White alone
    • 9942.1%Black alone
    • 83.4%Hispanic
    • 31.3%Asian alone
    • 20.9%American Indian alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Loachapoka: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (16.1%), German (9.8%), Irish (4.9%), European (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 1.18 square miles.

Population density: 161 people per square mile   (very low).

Loachapoka, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Loachapoka:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Loachapoka town:

  • Never married: 32.1%
  • Now married: 48.4%
  • Separated: 10.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 3.2%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.2%
Alabama:

3.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Loachapoka, Alabama as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Loachapoka to the number of sex offenders is 235 to 1.


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

Loachapoka town:  0.7% ($473)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Loachapoka satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (39.1 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (43.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (611.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Loachapoka-Roxana, AL (1.8 miles ), Notasulga, AL (2.3 miles ), Auburn, AL (2.6 miles ), Waverly, AL (3.0 miles) , Little Texas-Society Hill, AL (3.5 miles ), Reeltown, AL (3.5 miles ), Opelika, AL (3.5 miles ), Tuskegee, AL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 85.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Loachapoka household income distribution Loachapoka home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -82 (-33.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (30%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (13%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)

Average climate in Loachapoka, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Loachapoka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 44% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Loachapoka town center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 31.3 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Loachapoka-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% 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 130.7 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 111.0 miles away from Loachapoka 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 142.1 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 200.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.0 miles away from Loachapoka 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 136.1 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 Lee County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Loachapoka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Loachapoka:

  • FMC AUBURN (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • HOMECARE OF EAST ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF EAMC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • OAK PARK (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; AUBURN, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF OPELIKA (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; OPELIKA, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE OPELIKA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; OPELIKA, AL)
  • OPELIKA DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; OPELIKA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Loachapoka:

  • Auburn University (about 7 miles; Auburn University, AL; Full-time enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 14 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 37 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 37 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 38 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Columbus State University (about 39 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Faulkner University (about 40 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)

Public high school in Loachapoka:

Public elementary/middle school in Loachapoka:

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Notable location: Southwest Lee County Fire Protection Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Loachapoka: Mount Zion Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Loachapoka Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Loachapoka: Loachapoka Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.2%
(31.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.5% for Black residents, 75.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% 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:

8.1
Alabama average:

12.0

Loachapoka travel time to work - commute Loachapoka 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 Loachapoka town (based on Lee County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,09093
Mainline Protestant15,25030
Black Protestant7,36841
Catholic2,8722
Other1,4169
Orthodox--
None83,251-
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: 14
Lee County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Lee County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
Lee County:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 92
Here:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lee County:

30.2%
Alabama:

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

9.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Loachapoka:

47.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Loachapoka:

30.5
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Loachapoka:

13.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.5%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Loachapoka:

84.9%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Loachapoka, 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 2$200
Totals for Government 0$0 2$200

9.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,799 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.82%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.10%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Muscogee County, GA  0.98% ($36,998 average AGI)
from Russell County, AL  0.97% ($29,630)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  0.58% ($26,760)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,672 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.11% of residents moved to foreign countries ($384 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.11%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Russell County, AL  0.88% ($28,654 average AGI)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.76% ($32,191)
to Chambers County, AL  0.43% ($32,711)

Strongest AM radio stations in Loachapoka:

  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAUD (1230 AM; 1 kW; AUBURN, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZMG (910 AM; 1 kW; PEPPERELL, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WANI (1400 AM; 1 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: AUBURN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Loachapoka:

  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WEGL (91.1 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUBURN UNIVERSITY)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Loachapoka:

  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $2,346,000Total costs
  • 322Total average daily traffic
  • 41Total average daily truck traffic
  • 480Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Loachapoka)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • On Cr 11 .6 Mi N Of Hwy 14 (Lat: 32.611806 Lon: -85.603278), Structure height: 29 m, Call Sign: WNZU626
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.287 MHzGrant Date: 06/13/2012, Expiration Date: 06/29/2022Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 1803 Crawford Rd, Phenix City, AL 36868, Phone: (334) 298-8962, Fax: (334) 297-7905, Email:
  • Lat: 32.601389 Lon: -85.763889, Call Sign: WPXH417
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.920 MHzGrant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/04/2023, Certifier: Robert SchaferRegistrant: Communications & Electronics,Inc, 1803 Crawford Rd, Phenix City, AL 36868, Phone: (334) 298-8962, Fax: (334) 297-7905, Email:
  • Lat: 32.606667 Lon: -85.638889, Call Sign: WQTH231
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.925 MHz, 466.050 MHz, 467.850 MHz, 468.537 MHz, 469.750 MHz, 469.937 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2014, Expiration Date: 01/31/2024, Certifier: Daryl AndersonRegistrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 591-8804, Fax: (205) 595-7642, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TUSKEGEE EAS, Macon Co Rd 54 S Of And Near The Intersect Of 185 (Lat: 32.512000 Lon: -85.587361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WQQT338
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/26/2013, Expiration Date: 02/26/2023, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: W4HOD, Previous Call Sign: KI4YWG, Licensee ID: L01316087, Grant Date: 09/11/2007, Expiration Date: 09/11/2017, Certifier: Michael I Wegner, Registrant: Heart Of Dixie Amateur Radio Society, Loachapoka, AL 36865
  • Call Sign: K9MUG, Previous Call Sign: KK4VHJ, Licensee ID: L01825213, Grant Date: 01/27/2015, Expiration Date: 01/27/2025, Certifier: Cheryl K Whitlock, Registrant: Darrrell Penrod Memorial Arc, Loachapoka, AL 36865

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$122,4502$189,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0410.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

LOACHAPOKA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 10,359, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-22-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-03-2012), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Utility gas (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Loachapoka compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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