Mignon, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 1,284. Population change since 2000: -4.7%
Males: 526  (41.0%)
Females: 758  (59.0%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35150.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $33,490 (it was $21,019 in 2000)
Mignon:

$33,490
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,973 (it was $11,675 in 2000)

Mignon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $40,526 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Mignon:

$40,526
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $62,030; Detached houses: $68,755; Mobile homes: $37,496

Median gross rent in 2016: $784.

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  • Races in Mignon, AL (2010)

    Mignon races chart
    • 81663.6%White alone
    • 34827.1%Black alone
    • 886.9%Hispanic
    • 231.8%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Asian alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone
    • 10.08%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mignon: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (50.7%), Russian (3.5%), German (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%), English (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.81 square miles.

Population density: 458 people per square mile   (low).

Mignon,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mignon:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mignon CDP:

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 65.7%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 1.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

12 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $185 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $225 (0.5%)

Mignon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (34.3 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (39.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (587.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Sylacauga, AL (0.9 miles ), Oak Grove, AL (1.5 miles ), Gantts Quarry, AL (1.7 miles) , Bon Air, AL (2.6 miles) , Childersburg, AL (2.9 miles ), Hollins, AL (2.9 miles ), Sycamore-Winterboro, AL (2.9 miles ), Fayetteville, AL (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 86.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

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

6.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Construction (30%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (37%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Mignon, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mignon-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.2 miles away from the Mignon place center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 tornado 19.5 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mignon-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller 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 59.3 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 97.8 miles away from Mignon 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 154.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.2 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 103.7 miles away from Mignon center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 222.9 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 Talladega County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Mignon:

  • SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • TALLADEGA COUNTY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • SYLACAUGA HEALTH AND REHAB SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • FMC SYLACAUGA (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • FAITH HOMECARE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mignon:

  • University of Montevallo (about 36 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Samford University (about 37 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 38 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 41 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)

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Churches in Mignon include: Mignon United Methodist Church (A), Saint John Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Lake Louise (A), Thomas Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: McClungs Creek (A), Ogletree Creek (B), Sanford Creek (C), Tar Water Branch (D), Darby Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Talladega County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

75

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.2%
(35.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mignon CDP (based on Talladega County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,499139
Mainline Protestant4,53837
Black Protestant3,64525
Catholic1,7694
Other5544
None38,286-
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: 8
Talladega County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Talladega County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Talladega County:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Talladega County:

32.8%
Alabama:

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

6.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mignon:

46.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.6%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Mignon:

24.3%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Mignon:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Mignon:

52.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mignon, AL Residents

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Talladega County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calhoun County, AL  1.09% ($32,744 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($37,621)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.47% ($34,600)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.08% ($32,240 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($32,178)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.43% ($33,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mignon:

  • WYEA (1290 AM; 1 kW; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFEB (1340 AM; 1 kW; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mignon:

  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mignon:

  • W04CB (Channel 4; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 22m72ftTotal length
  • $10,831,000Total costs
  • 15,909Total average daily traffic
  • 1,388Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,299Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (56%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Mignon compared to Alabama state average:

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