Macedonia, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 292.
Population change since 2000: +0.3%
Males: 191  (65.7%)
Females: 101  (34.3%)
Median resident age:

55.9 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35461.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,225 (it was $23,958 in 2000)
Macedonia:

$37,225
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,423 (it was $9,456 in 2000)

Macedonia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $48,191 (it was $26,700 in 2000)
Macedonia:

$48,191
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $148,643; detached houses: $191,686; mobile homes: $62,596
March 2019 cost of living index in Macedonia: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.5%
(32.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.9% for Black residents)
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Ancestries: French (6.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.21 square miles.

Population density: 132 people per square mile   (very low).

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2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Macedonia town:

0.7% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (43.0 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (82.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (490.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Ethelsville, AL (1.3 miles),
New Hope, MS (2.4 miles ),
Pickensville, AL (3.5 miles ),
Columbus, MS (3.5 miles ),
Carrollton, AL (3.6 miles ),
Reform, AL (3.6 miles ),
Millport, AL (3.8 miles ),
McMullen, AL (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 33.40 N, Longitude: 88.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Macedonia, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Macedonia, AL in 2019
Macedonia satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Macedonia, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (13.6%)
  • Wood products (10.4%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Apparel (5.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.8%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (18.8%)
  • Wood products (12.5%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (15.6%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (11.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (11.1%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (8.9%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Macedonia, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Food processing workers (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Food processing workers (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (20.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.4%)

Average climate in Macedonia, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Macedonia-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Macedonia town center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.2 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Macedonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Macedonia center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from the city 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 167.5 miles away from Macedonia center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from Macedonia center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 55.1 miles away from Macedonia 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 Pickens County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Macedonia topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Macedonia:

  • AURORA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • TRINITY HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • THE WINDSOR PLACE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • SALEM NURSING AND REHAB CENTER OF REFORM (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; REFORM, AL)
  • VINEYARD COURT NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • RCG COLUMBUS (GOLDEN TRIANGLE) (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • COLUMBUS HOSPITAL INC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; COLUMBUS, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Macedonia:

  • Mississippi University for Women (about 13 miles; Columbus, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,565)
  • Mississippi State University (about 32 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 43 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • The University of Alabama (about 43 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 44 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • University of West Alabama (about 57 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 62 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Macedonia include: Shelter of Love Church (A), Elbethel Church (B), Macedonia Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old El Bethel Cemetery (1), Strawbridge Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.3%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Macedonia:

Marital status in Macedonia, AL
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 20.6%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 46.0%

For population 25 years and over in Macedonia:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Macedonia, AL (based on Pickens County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79562
Black Protestant1,71615
Mainline Protestant1,60319
Other3121
Catholic741
None6,246-
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: 6
Pickens County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
This county:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Pickens County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

14.6%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

35.3%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.3%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.8%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

31.1
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Macedonia:

22.7%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Macedonia:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.4%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Macedonia:

50.0%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.3%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Macedonia, AL Residents

4.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.43%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.93% ($38,225 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.43% ($31,370)


4.97% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,055 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  2.39% ($33,550 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.38% ($39,833)

Strongest AM radio stations in Macedonia:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRAG (590 AM; 1 kW; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • WACR (1050 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, MS)
  • WJWF (1400 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Macedonia:

  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACR-FM (103.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: T & W COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W213AS (90.5 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA CHRISTIAN COMMS., INC.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMSV (91.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Macedonia:

  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 11.6mTotal length
  • $3,289,000Total costs
  • 6,210Total average daily traffic
  • 1,190Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,265Total future (year 2016) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Macedonia, AL
  • 51.4%Electricity
  • 35.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Macedonia, AL
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Macedonia compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age 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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