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Median resident age:  40.1 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36862

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,940 (it was $28,654 in 2000)
Milltown:

$29,940
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,037

Milltown CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,496 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Milltown:

$113,496
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $143,885; Detached houses: $166,044; Mobile homes: $67,607; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,100

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Milltown races chart
  • White alone - 752 (68.4%)
  • Black alone - 333 (30.3%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Milltown: 159.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 655 feet




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

Milltown CCD:  0.2% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Milltown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (51.8 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (65.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (618.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Abanda, AL (1.7 miles) , Penton, AL (2.2 miles ), Wadley, AL (2.3 miles ), Daviston, AL (2.6 miles ), White Plains, AL (2.9 miles ), Five Points, AL (3.2 miles) , Roanoke, AL (3.3 miles ), La Fayette, AL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 85.52 W

Milltown household income distribution Milltown home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Milltown-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Milltown place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milltown-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 98% 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 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from Milltown center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 84.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

Hospitals/medical centers near Milltown:

  • ROANOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • FAITH HOME CARE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milltown:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 6 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,299)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 32 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • University of West Georgia (about 43 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Tuskegee University (about 45 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 48 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • Columbus State University (about 52 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 5,341)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 55 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)

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Notable locations in Milltown: Sparkling Springs (A), Penton Raceway (B), Abanda Fire and Rescue (C), Union Hill Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milltown include: Mount Hickory Church (A), Mount Zion Church (B), Mountain Spring Church (C), New Hope Church (D), New Harmony Church (E), Shiloh Baptist Church (F), Abanda Baptist Church (G), The Greater Pine Hill Church (H), Penton Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sims Cemetery (1), Milltown Cemetery (2), Tatum Cemetery (3), Ebenezer Cemetery (4), Beulah Cemetery (5), Bailey Cemetery (6), Abanda Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Welch Lake (A), Slaughter Lake (B), Edge Lake (C), Allens Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandy Creek (A), Chikasanoxee Creek (B), Rocky Branch (C), Pigeonroost Creek (D), Mathews Branch (E), Laney Creek (F), High Pine Creek (G), Caty Creek (H), Carlisle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  69.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.2%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Milltown, AL

Milltown compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (60%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Milltown CCD (based on Chambers County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.24%
Here54.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazareneChristian Churches and Churches of ChristUnited Church of Christ
Adherents61.4%19.7%3.7%2.7%2.3%
Congregations36.4%29.0%4.7%1.9%3.7%
NameAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents2.1%1.7%1.4%1.3%3.7%
Congregations2.8%3.7%0.9%1.9%15.0%
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: 7
Chambers County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chambers County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Chambers County:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Chambers County:

7.0%
State:

13.5%

5.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Lee County, AL  1.67% ($32,773 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  0.89% ($23,795)
from Randolph County, AL  0.19% ($33,417)


6.07% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,265 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
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 Lee County, AL  2.12% ($27,056 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  1.01% ($27,907)
to Randolph County, AL  0.32% ($24,610)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milltown:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, 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.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milltown:

  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Milltown:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $2,546,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 156
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 2,030


Milltown on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products"
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